This category relates to all things to do with redevelopment in Preston.

Fishergate roadworks: Road closures as Lancashire County Council begins pedestrian-friendly changes

An artists impression of how Fishergate could look in the future Major roadworks will begin on Fishergate on Monday. A major project to make Preston’s main shopping street more pedestrian-friendly will see £3.4 million put into it. Lancashire County Council has […]

8 years ago
Work begins to convert former Ashton car showroom into dentist and shops

The demolition crews are in the remove the former car showroom Work to convert a car showroom in Ashton has begun. The former Jags showroom on Blackpool Road will make way for a new dental surgery, new food retailer and another […]

8 years ago
Rooftop gardens, tunnel houses and a floating market: Finalists for Forgotten Spaces competition are revealed

Some of the spots on the Lancaster Canal were picked by entrants to come up with ideas for use A car park roof garden, microbrewery in the Old Cock Yard and houses in the Miley Tunnel are just some of the ideas for Preston’s abandoned and empty spaces. The […]

8 years ago
Changing face of Friargate: Hundreds of new student flats and new shops plan for city street

The artists impression shows the student halls and potential retail units superimposed on to Friargate This is how the corner of Friargate and Great Shaw Street could look if a new block of student flats gets the go ahead. Portergate Properties have put forward plans […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nearly 100 new homes could be built at Cottam Hall as ‘masterplan’ continues

Plans to build nearly 100 new homes on greenfield land in Cottam have been tabled. Developers Barratt Homes want to turn nearly three hectares of land into homes at the […]

9 years ago
Preston road junction rebuilt

Road improvements at the junction of Powis Road with Tulketh Road and Egerton Road have been completed. The three road junction in Ashton-on-Ribble, said be an accident black-spot, has had residents worried […]

9 years ago
Fishergate changes: High Street shop to become information centre

An artists impression of how Fishergate could look in the future A high street shop will be turned into an information centre about proposed changes to Fishergate. The go ahead has been given for a multi-million pound scheme to revamp the […]

9 years ago
Preston Lib Dem Cllr criticises West Coast Main Line franchise fiasco

Grand Central train on the North East route West Coast Main Line franchise fiasco affects Development in Preston. The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee warned that the West Coast Main Line franchise ‘mess up’ is likely to […]

9 years ago
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