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Winckley Square

Diary of a much loved city centre Gem known as Winckley Square

We have been reporting the affairs of Winckley Square since the inception of Blog Preston in 2009. It was then that a plan had been hatched and submitted to the Heritage […]

4 years ago
Funding for £1.2m Winckley Square Gardens restoration is approved

£1.2m project will provide a ‘sympathetic restoration’ of Winckley Square Gardens Project could start in 2016 News is a ‘big day in the history of Preston’ Project bid led by […]

4 years ago
First Look: New coffee and ice cream bar on Winckley Street

Cedarwood Coffee Co. opened its doors for the first time after a successful planning application on Winckley Street last Monday, and I went down to the new shop to see […]

4 years ago
Former Preston eminent docotor’s home on Winckley Square revealed in pictures

A very dilapidated building, 27 Winckley Square, was at one time the house of one Preston Royal Infirmary’s most eminent doctor and benefactor, Sir Robert Charles Brown. In fact, the ‘Brown Ward’ was so […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement School children learn about the history of Preston’s fabulous Winckley Square

The Winckley Square Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) is now underway.  A group of 12 children from Grange Primary School visited on Friday 30 January. They carried out research and enjoyed […]

4 years ago
Designs revealed for £1million renovation of Winckley Square Gardens

  A £1million proposal to renovate Preston’s historic Winckley Square Gardens will ‘breathe new life’ into the area according to one of the experts behind the new bid. Final designs […]

5 years ago
Public invited to see and discuss new £1million vision for Winckley Square Gardens

The partnership behind a £1 million bid to renovate Preston’s historic Winckley Square Gardens is inviting people to have a say on its final designs before they are submitted to […]

5 years ago
Your chance to give an opinion on the Winckley Square restoration plan

As we are currently running a series of articles of the unique and historical Winckley Square, we thought that readers may be interested in knowing that a partnership including Groundwork Lancashire West and […]

5 years ago
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