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Harris Park orphanage homes plan in Fulwood to see work begin

The Harris Park site off Garstang Road in Fulwood A former children’s orphanage is to see new flats and houses built on part of its site in Fulwood. Harris Park Orphanage, which was opened in 1888, was given planning […]

2 weeks ago
Latest Harris Park in Fulwood housing plans trigger hundreds of objections

Harris Park, the former orphanage, stands off Garstang Road in Fulwood Pic: Tony Worrall Controversial plans to build a housing development in the grounds of a grade II listed former orphanage in Harris Park has been updated and will be presented before Preston City […]

1 year ago
Fulwood pays tribute outside Harris Park in memory of Prema Taylor

More than 100 people lined Garstang Road in Fulwood to applaud the funeral procession of Prema Taylor. Harris Park campaigner Prema Taylor died aged 62 earlier this month after a […]

2 years ago
‘True inspiration’ and Harris Park campaigner Prema Taylor has died aged 62

Prema Taylor Harris Park campaigner Prema Taylor has died aged 62. Prema, who lived in Fulwood, passed away peacefully at St. Catherine’s Hospice on Tuesday 4 January. She will be lovingly remembered […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Disappointment at fresh housing plans for Harris Park

A new application to redevelop Harris Park for residential use has been submitted. The plans would see existing buildings converted to housing, new homes built, and changes to the overall […]

2 years ago
Friends of Harris Park urge Preston City Council to use Levelling Up Fund to buy site for community use

Harris Park, the former orphanage, stands off Garstang Road in Fulwood Pic: Tony Worrall The Friends of Harris Park have urged Preston City Council to consider using the government’s Levelling Up Fund to bring the site back into community use. In a letter to […]

2 years ago
Harris Park campaign group apply for right of way access

The former orphanage became the Harris Knowledge Park when owned by the University of Central Lancashire Pic: Tony Worrall Campaigners wanting to preserve the former Harris Park orphanage building and site have applied for public right of way. The right of way application comes as Booths chairman Edwin Booth […]

3 years ago
Harris Park housing plans blocked by Preston City Council as campaigners declare victory

Harris Park, the former orphanage, stands off Garstang Road in Fulwood Pic: Tony Worrall Campaigners battling to stop homes being built within the grounds of Fulwood’s former orphanage at Harris Park have been victorious. Preston City Council’s planning committee voted to reject the proposals […]

3 years ago
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