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Opinion: 2024 marks a foundational year for Preston city centre’s redevelopment

Preparation work on the new Youth Zone building site in Preston city centre Pic: Blog Preston This year appears to be a foundational year for the city. The regeneration of Preston and primarily the city centre has been a hot topic ever since we began Blog […]

5 days ago
Café bar chain Loungers coming to Preston’s Animate leisure complex

Inside a Lounge cafe bar Café bar chain Loungers has signed a 15-year lease at Animate, Preston’s city-owned £45m cinema and leisure complex. The chain has taken a 4,265 sq ft unit at an initial […]

1 year ago
Preston Western Distributor to be named after Edith Rigby

MBP PWD photocall Edith Rigby Way The new Preston Western Distributor Road, linking parts of Preston and the Fylde to the M55 motorway, is to receive an official new name. The road will be known as […]

1 year ago
Main building phase starts at Preston’s Animate entertainment and leisure complex

L-R: Chris Blackburn PCC, Peter Thomas LCC, Anne-Marie Parkinson LEP, Matthew Friedmann Eric Wright Construction, John Chesworth Preston Partnership, Julie Palmer PCC, Karen Hirst Maple Grove Developments, Chris Hayward PCC, Cllr Matthew Brown PCC, Adrian Philips PCC, Andrew Dewhurst Maple Grove Developments, Nick Hague Maple Grove Developments Key partners behind the £45m Animate leisure and entertainment complex in Preston city centre have met on site to mark the start of the main construction phase. Eric Wright Construction […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Update given on Preston Western Distributor works

The Preston Western Distributor road. Pic: Costain Work on a major new road linking Preston and Fylde to the M55 motorway has moved to its ‘busiest’ period. Lancashire County Council has today posted an update on the […]

2 years ago
Aerial pictures show Preston Western Distributor progress

One of the new bridges over the canal for the new road Pic: Stephen Young/LCC New aerial pictures show the work progressing on the latest new road for Preston. The Preston Western Distributor will link the M55, from a new motorway junction, down to the […]

4 years ago
Final stages of South Ribble road widening have been submitted

A582 The final stages of the road widening scheme in South Ribble have been formally submitted, to create a dual carriageway from the M65 junction into Preston. Plans are in to […]

4 years ago
Leyland Road widening work underway as bypass draws nearer

Work has started on a series of wider improvements in Penwortham as part of the later stages of construction of the town’s new bypass.  Lancashire County Council is constructing a […]

4 years ago
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