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 […]12 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
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 […]4 years ago Preston Markets redevelopment: Traders warm to new proposals for demolition of Indoor Market
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 […]5 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Great Times restaurant to close after 24 years in Preston city centre
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?
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
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
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 Most Discussed