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£10.2m plans to transform the Harris get green light

New images released of proposed plans for The Harris. Proposed internal and external changes to the Harris worth £10.2m have been approved by Preston City Council’s Planning Committee. The #HarrisYourPlace project addresses safety, accessibility and structural issues at the Grade […]

2 weeks ago
Major internal and external changes for The Harris set for green light

The Harris exterior Planning applications have been submitted for proposed external and internal works as part of the ‘Reimagining the Harris’ project. This project by Buttress aims to adapt the building in order […]

2 weeks ago
Victorian Society slams ‘damaging’ plans to change the Harris

Architectural model of the proposed changes to the Harris Pic: Buttress Architects Ltd The Victorian Society is calling for Preston City Council to refuse plans to alter the Harris, which it says is one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Monopoly launching this week

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall This week will see the launch of Preston’s very own official Monopoly game. When it is launched, Prestonians will be able to see which landmark has landed the game’s top […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New £150,000 children’s space being created in The Harris

Planned Children's Space Pic: Ralph Appelbaum Associates The Harris Charity has chosen to make its largest ever grant to help provide a new Children’s Space at the Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, as part of the […]

3 months ago
More Preston and South Ribble libraries reopening this week

Ingol Library sign More libraries are due to reopen across Preston and South Ribble this week. Libraries at Bamber Bridge, Kingsfold, Kirkham and Sharoe Green reopen today (Wednesday 30 September). The library at […]

4 months ago
Fulwood and Leyland libraries to be open for longer

Fulwood Library in Garstang Road Pic: Google Fulwood and Leyland libraries will be open for longer as of Monday 17 August. The opening hours will be 10am to 4pm from Monday to Friday. Appointments can be booked […]

6 months ago
The Harris reopens museum and galleries after lockdown

The Harris exterior The Harris has reopened its museum and galleries as the second part of its phased reopening. Visitors are now able to book an online ticket to the museum and gallery […]

6 months ago
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