fishergate roadworks

Emergency roadworks to close Fishergate this week

Fishergate is set to be closed for emergency roadworks. Preston Bus is warning that the remedial works outside Waterstones in the city centre will cause route changes. The transport firm […]

3 years ago
Next stage of Preston’s shared space to take shape

Current view down Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Months of roadworks in Preston city centre are to take place to create the latest stage of the shared space scheme. Lancashire […]

6 years ago
Guide dog owner tells of Fishergate shared space horror

Julie says the city centre is an area she actively avoids Julie says the city centre is an area she actively avoids A national charity has launched a stinging criticism of Preston’s shared space – three years after it was finished. […]

7 years ago
Fishergate bus lane fines and new road rules come into force

One of the new signs about the change in layout at Fishergate as you leave the station Pic: Tony Worrall New signs have begun appearing as the plan to solve congestion in Preston city centre begins. Lancashire County Council unveiled its eight-point plan for Fishergate and the surrounding roads – […]

8 years ago
This Canadian town has a different approach to Fishergate style shared space

The signs in Bear Street, Banff Preston’s ‘shared space’ down Fishergate could learn a thing or two from Canada. Bear Street in Banff has become a shared space and the council there have taken a different […]

8 years ago
Woman breaks foot and blames Fishergate pavements for fall

A trip to the shops in Preston ended being a costly trip for Jacqui A shopping trip to Preston city centre ended in a broken foot for one woman on Saturday. Jacqui Cooper, from Blackpool, was in town and claims she fell victim to the […]

8 years ago
Someone has set up a Twitter account for the Fishergate bollard

How did they not see that!? Pic: David Lawson A Twitter account for the controversial Fishergate bollard has been set up. The plinth at the end of Preston’s main shopping street is now spouting pithy remarks. And he’s been […]

8 years ago
Church Street to be closed as new look Fishergate scheme extends

New lampposts being delivered in Church Street Pic: Tony Worrall Parts of Church Street are to be closed at night as the new look pavements are finished. From St John’s Place (the street where Warehouse is) to Lancaster Road (so […]

8 years ago
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