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Preston residents urged to submit Old Tram Bridge replacement designs

The Old Tram Bridge Preston residents can win a £1,000 cash prize for submitting designs for a new bridge over the River Ribble. A campaigner has launched a competition inviting residents to produce a […]

2 days ago
Old Tram Bridge restoration stalled due to lack of funding says Preston City Council

The Old Tram Bridge Preston City Council has cited a lack of funding as the leading obstacle for Old Tram Bridge. Former city councillor Daniel Dewhurst, who was involved in the creation of the Northern […]

1 month ago
Petition to reopen the Old Tram Bridge attracts over 1,200 signatures in days

Old Tram Bridge Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker A petition to gather support for the reopening of the Old Tram Bridge has gained over 1,200 signatures in a matter of days. The bridge over the River Ribble could […]

3 months ago
Preston City Council says funding bid for Old Tram Bridge repairs ‘will be considered’

The Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A bid for funding to repair the Old Tram Bridge is set to be considered. Preston City Council says the Government’s £4.8 billion Levelling Up Fund may provide an opportunity to […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: Levelling Up Fund presents game-changing opportunity to reopen Old Tram Bridge

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling This is a guest post by Daniel Dewhurst, a former Preston City Councillor and resident of Avenham. It’s been more than two years since the Old Tram Bridge was closed […]

4 months ago
Two years since the Old Tram Bridge was closed

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling It has been two years since the Old Tram Bridge was shut to the public due to its condition. The bridge, which spans the River Ribble and links Avenham Park with Penwortham, […]

10 months ago
In pictures: How this £182m transport funding bid could transform Preston

Old Tram Bridge - before and after the plans A bid for up to £182m funding has been made to transform transport infrastructure in and around the Preston area.  If granted, the money would be used to improve journeys […]

2 years ago
Old Tram Bridge ownership debate has been settled

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling Old Tram Bridge remains closed to the public after being classified as unsafe. It has now emerged that Lancashire County Council claim Preston City Council have ownership of the bridge. […]

2 years ago
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