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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 […]

2 weeks ago
3D flythrough video shows Craggs Mill as you’ve never seen it before

Craggs Mill second floor Pic: The CAD Room Ltd New 3D laser scans are showing Craggs Mill as never before. The Grade II listed building off Moor Lane is being redeveloped by local entrepreneur Richard Porter. 3D images and […]

2 weeks ago
Former biscuit factory near UCLan comes crumbling down for student flats

View of the demolition from Sizer Street Pic: Blog Preston Demolition work to bring down a former Victorian biscuit factory near UCLan has begun. The former Thomas Powell and Son Ltd. factory is making way for student accommodation. The multi-million-pound […]

2 weeks ago
Photography exhibition celebrates Preston’s vanishing places and spaces

John Robertson with his work on display at The Larder Pic: Lisa Brown A new exhibition of artwork with Preston as its focus has gone on display in the windows of The Larder Café in the city centre. ‘Marginal Images’ is the culmination […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston businessman invites ideas to bring Craggs Mill into use by the community

Craggs mill. Pic: Tony Worrall A businessman is asking the people of Preston to come forward with their ideas for the development of Craggs Mill. Richard Porter, founder of Hashtag Quiz, bought the mill in […]

2 months ago
Huge new student flats plan Sizer House set for green light

The flats as seen from the corner of Moor Lane and Ashmoor Street The flats as seen from the corner of Moor Lane and Ashmoor Street More than 400 new student bedrooms could be built in Preston with a new large-scale block of […]

3 years ago
Ambitious new proposals for student flats near Preston’s university

The flats as seen from the corner of Moor Lane and Ashmoor Street The proposed Size House flats as seen from the corner of Moor Lane and Castle Street The latest large-scale student accommodation development has been tabled for Moor Lane. Sizer House […]

3 years ago
Woman hurt in Moor Lane collision

Moor Lane Pic: Google Moor Lane Pic: Google A woman has been taken to hospital after a collision near Preston’s university campus. The 18-year-old woman, a pedestrian, was involved in a collision with a […]

4 years ago
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