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Construction of new £7 million Garstang care home now underway

Lancashire County Council has announced that construction work on a new £7 million Garstang care home has begun. The work on the three-storey, 45-bed care home, which will replace the […]

7 months ago
Preston construction students reach ‘Skills Olympics’ finals

Three Preston students will join fifty-four finalists at a construction competition this November. Mitchell Proctor, Kieran Oglethorpe and Billy Messent will join top construction trainees from England, Scotland, Wales and […]

8 months ago
Preston College’s construction department to undergo major refurbishment

A major refurbishment of Preston College’s construction department is set to get underway, heralding the start of an exciting new chapter for its staff and learners. Leading architecture, design and […]

9 months ago
Preston’s future construction stars honoured at annual awards ceremony

The Preston Vocational Centre celebrated the success of its learners with a virtual awards evening this week. Preston Vocational Centre (PVC) provides hands-on opportunities in different areas of construction, including […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan Masterplan development reaches important milestone in construction

Graham Baldwin, Neil Brook, Michael Ahern and Suntosh Kaur celebrating the topping out of the Student Centre The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) flagship Masterplan development arrived at a major milestone this week as construction of the £60 million Student Centre and Civic Square reached its highest point. […]

2 years ago
Construction site working hours under post-lockdown review in Preston

Preston planners are being encouraged to extend working hours as more construction sites begin to re-open. The standard permitted hours are generally 8am to 6pm from Monday to Friday, and […]

2 years ago
Preston academic says increase in home working could see more women in construction

Woman architect on building site using tablet The effects of Covid-19 could change the makeup of the construction workforce forever, according to a leading Preston academic. Dr Jenni Barrett from UCLan says the influx of home working […]

2 years ago
Major roadworks underway on Fishergate

We reported back in August that a major project to make Preston’s main shopping street more pedestrian-friendly would lead to road closures and we warned motorists to expect disruption until […]

9 years ago
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