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Fishergate roadworks scheme wins national award

How Fishergate looked before, and how it looks now Preston’s controversial Fishergate scheme has won a national award. The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) declared the changes to the city’s main high street the best at decluttering […]

3 years ago
Dukpond owner says Preston ‘traffic issues’ caused restaurant closure

Andrea Mellon who ran Dukpond Pic: Tony Worrall A restaurant owner who decided to shut her popular tapas haunt has blamed ‘traffic issues’ for its closure. Dukpond closed on Wednesday with Andrea Mellon saying it was a mix […]

3 years ago
Fishergate new rule means drivers can’t turn right out of Butler Street

Traffic jam in Fishergate in Preston city centre: Pic: Tony Worrall Drivers face being prosecuted if they turn right from Butler Street into Fishergate. The new rule is part of a range of measures put in by Lancashire County Council in […]

3 years ago
Will no right turn from Butler Street solve Preston congestion woes?

Drivers trying to leave the Fishergate car park Pic: Kate Dickens Highways chiefs have admitted there needs to be changes to the Fishergate road system to ease Preston’s city centre congestion. Business leaders have released a statement expressing their frustration that […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston gridlocked: Shoppers trapped in St George’s Shopping Centre car park

Going nowhere from the St George's car park... Preston city centre is once again gridlocked as Bank Holiday shoppers try to make their escape. Motorists are reporting delays of more than hour trying to exit the St George’s […]

3 years ago
Fishergate plinth claims another victim driver

The car is stuck on the mini-roundabout in Fishergate Pic: Keith Martin Preston city centre’s controversial ‘bollards’ have taken another battering from drivers using Fishergate. A driver turning right into Corporation Street has ended up marooned on the ‘mini-roundabout’ on Sunday morning. […]

4 years ago
Cheapside to be closed for six weeks as motorists to be allowed to drive across Flag Market

The section of Cheapside leading to the Flag Market will be shut off A road through Preston city centre is to be shut for more than a month. Fishergate’s new layout is being extended up parts of Church Street and also round into […]

4 years ago
Fishergate revamp already showing major signs of wear and tear

Some of the places where there are issues with the paving, as snapped by a reader who 'walks the street twice a day or more' Preston’s main shopping street is already coming apart at the seams despite a £3.4m revamp. Fishergate’s shared space has slabs missing and cracks appearing and many parts of it only […]

4 years ago
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