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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 months 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 […]

11 months ago
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 […]

1 year 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 […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 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, […]

3 years ago
New block of flats could tower down Winckley Square side street

How the proposed apartment block in Garden Street could look A former sports hall just off Winckley Square could be turned into flats. Garden Street has the former Cardinal Newman sports hall in it but plans in early 2018 were […]

3 years ago
New flats plan near Winckley Square goes back to the drawing board

The Garden Street scheme has been mothballed since 2010 The Garden Street scheme has been mothballed since 2010 Plans for a new block of flats off Winckley Square have been put on the back-burner. The 41 apartments, tabled by […]

4 years ago
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