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Preston city centre car parking shake up including free Sundays scrapped

Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council are seeking the public’s views on the Preston City Centre parking proposals to make the area a safe place to live, work and visit. The proposals aim […]

1 year ago
St Joseph’s demolition vehicle damages pavements by blocked Preston city centre road

The demolition vehicle on the pavement in Mount Street A vehicle used in the demolition of St Joseph’s Orphanage has mounted pavements and caused damage, according to nearby residents. The vehicle was transported through Avenham and then driven along […]

2 years ago
Residents’ anger as ‘dangerous’ hoardings affect road and pavement near Winckley Square

The hoardings narrow the road to less than half its full width Residents near Winckley Square have expressed anger at ‘dangerous’ hoardings affecting the road and pavement in Mount Street and Garden Street. The hoardings were erected last year ahead of a […]

2 years ago
Preston council says new development ‘won’t overwhelm infrastructure’, despite residents’ concerns after homes flooded with sewage

Knee-high water in one cottage cellar Preston City Council says a new city centre development won’t “overwhelm local sewage infrastructure”, despite further recent flooding at nearby properties. The Council made the statement after residents in Garden […]

3 years ago
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Tide turning on Garden Street development as water agencies raise flood concerns

How the proposed apartment block in Garden Street could look Controversial plans to build an apartment block off Winckley Square have been dealt a blow by the Local Lead Flood Authority (LLFA) and United Utilities. Both organisations have raised concerns […]

3 years ago
Residents’ flood risk concerns at site of planned Winckley Square flats

Floodwater on Mount Street, with the sports hall in the background Concerned residents say newly discovered information shines a light on the flood risk at the site of planned apartments near Winckley Square. Since Blog Preston told how a row had […]

4 years ago
Row breaks out between residents and developers in plans for Winckley Square apartment complex

A sunny day in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall A row has broken out between local residents and developers of a new apartment complex planned for Garden Street near Winckley Square. The development, submitted by Mr Mustak Bhaliok and […]

4 years ago
Mustaq Bhailok gives update on Garden Street block of flats plan

How the proposed apartment block in Garden Street could look The developer behind a proposal for a new block of flats off Winckley Square has said he did initially want to keep the building. Mustaq Bhailok, of Northern Estates Limited, […]

5 years ago
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