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University square apartment scheme affordable housing wrangle set for approval

Artist impressions of how the new Moor Lane and Walker Street tower block will look Plans for a new apartment block close to the city’s university campus will return to councillors for a decision a third time. Portergate Developments is wanting to build a 19-storey […]

4 months ago
Preston’s university skyline to change with new 19-storey tower block

Artist impressions of how the new Moor Lane and Walker Street tower block will look A huge, hexagonal-shaped apartment block will tower over Preston’s university quarter after it was given the go-ahead by councillors – becoming by far the highest point in that corner of […]

1 year ago
Plans for 120 high-rise flats near Preston’s University Square

CGI - View across University Square There are plans to develop 120 ‘high quality’ flats on land at the junction of Moor Lane and Walker Street, near UCLan‘s University Square. Portergate Developments (Preston) Limited, developed Friargate […]

1 year ago
Pillars £35 million Urban Hub scheme benefits from a ‘Key Workers’ Status

Pillars developers announced that their latest 425-unit Purpose Built project in Preston is expanding its accommodation offering to more than 26,000 local key workers, almost doubling its target audience from […]

3 years ago
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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week June 26 to July 2

Enjoying the sunshine on the Flag Market on Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. This week, Rosemere Cancer Foundation received funding for a lung cancer research project, and the former Browns Bar […]

3 years ago
£33m Urban Hub set to welcome Preston’s students in 2022

A new £33 million student residence is on schedule to open in the middle of 2022. Work began at the Urban Hub site in Moor Lane near UCLan in January. The […]

3 years ago
Trendy shipping container venue selling food and drink planned for Moor Lane

A shipping container, much like Manchester’s ‘Hatch’, is set to appear on Moor Lane in Preston. The project, namely ‘The Gates’, designed by Preston firm Studio John Bridge, covers up […]

3 years ago
Friargate to reopen as Corporation Street closes in phase four of UCLan Masterplan roadworks

An artist's impression of the completed EIC, Student Centre and Highways scheme 2 Highways work on the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) £200m Masterplan development is entering its next phase. Friargate, Moor Lane and a new road replacing the Adelphi roundabout will fully reopen […]

4 years ago
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