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New apartment block tower set to join Preston’s skyline

An artist's impression of how the new tower block would look in the city centre Pic: 1618 Architects A new 20-storey block of flats could soon join the Preston skyline. Eastern Estates applied for permission to demolish former warehouses in Church Row in Preston city centre. The buildings, […]

6 months ago
Council ‘considering options’ to prevent repeat of Church Street bus incident

Church Street street furniture Lancashire County Council say they are considering their options after a bus became stranded on a Church Street traffic island last month. On 18 January we reported how a Stagecoach […]

9 months ago
How the Stoneygate Masterplan took shape and what its author thinks

Looking down into Church Street Pic: Tony Worrall Church Street has been a blight on Preston city centre for decades. On the eve of a major announcement by Preston City Council on how it proposes to tackle the […]

1 year ago
Church Street lane closure likely to continue throughout this week

View of Church Street The lane closure in Church Street due to an unsafe building looks set to continue throughout this week. Preston City Council took emergency action on Friday 14 June. Conditions of […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Part of Church Street shut due to ‘unsafe building’

The city council says temporary lights are in place from Manchester Road to the Minster Pic: Google A Preston city centre road has been closed to an unsafe building. Preston City Council say they have been forced to close a section of Church Street. Temporary traffic lights […]

1 year ago
The Bear’s Paw in Church Street is back open after damage

The Bear's Paw in Church Street Pic: Blog Preston The Bear’s Paw in Church Street is back open for business. Earlier this week owners Amber Taverns were forced to call time after a neighbouring building was condemned by Preston […]

2 years ago
Church Street pub forced to close due to unsafe building next door

The Bear's Paw in Church Street Pic: Blog Preston A Preston city centre pub has been forced to shut due to health and safety fears. The Bear’s Paw in Church Street has been damaged due to an unsafe building […]

2 years ago
CCTV released in connection with Church Street attack

A man in a silver jacket is seen on the CCTV clip A man in a silver jacket is seen on the CCTV clip Footage has been released of a man police want to speak to after a man was found unconscious […]

2 years ago
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