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Lancastria House will no longer be demolished in Preston Markets cinema scheme

Lancastria House is earmarked for demolition as part of the Markets plan The art deco Lancastria House is to remain standing despite the city’s new cinema being built. Preston City Council has confirmed the building, which currently stands empty, is now no […]

7 months ago
Lancastria House ‘should be kept entirely’ in Preston Markets cinema plan

Heritage campaigners have called on architects to re-think their proposals for the new cinema and restaurants complex on Preston Markets. Twentieth Century Society have written to planning officers to table […]

3 years ago
Preston Markets: Six pictures showing new designs revealed

Artist impressions of the new Market and cinema development Six new pictures have been released showing how Preston’s new markets and cinema development may look. Architects drawings show how the £50m development would look with the refurbished covered market […]

3 years ago
Preston Markets redevelopment: Traders warm to new proposals for demolition of Indoor Market

What the new look outdoor market would look like, alongside new cinema complex How Preston Markets will look after a major redevelopment to include a cinema and restaurant complex has been revealed. Preston City Council bosses claim the Markets Quarter development will be […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Great Times restaurant to close after 24 years in Preston city centre

Great Times is at the base of Lancastria House: Pic: George D Thompson A Chinese restaurant in Preston at the centre of redevelopment plans for Market area of the city has announced it is closing. Great Times on Lancaster Road is to shut […]

5 years ago
Opinion: What’s on the horizon in Preston for 2015?

View of Preston Docks looking towards the city Pic: Dave Wilson Preston’s year in 2014 was dominated by what happens next questions and the moving pieces in various plans beginning to turn and come together. It was a transition year. 2015 […]

5 years ago
Preston Markets plan: Architects formally appointed as next stage beckons

The indoor market building would be demolished under the city council proposals Pic: Garry Cook Architects have been formally appointed for the first stage in Preston Markets plan. Preston City Council’s cabinet approved the £161,375 signing up of IBI Taylor Young Limited on Wednesday night […]

5 years ago
Opinion: Why art-deco beauty Lancastria House needs to be saved from Preston Markets plan

Lancastria House is earmarked for demolition as part of the Markets plan Back in the early 2000s Preston Council had a grand vision. Fully renovated and enclosed Victorian market canopies; glazed and two-tiered market shopping, replacing the tired 60s indoor market and […]

5 years ago
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