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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 […]

3 years 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, […]

3 years 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 […]

4 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. […]

5 years ago
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Old Tram Bridge ‘worse than first thought’ but councillors vow to fix it

The Old Tram Bridge across the River Ribble is in much worse condition than first thought – but councillors have vowed to work together to find a way to reopen […]

5 years ago
Old Tram Bridge was last repaired in 2014

The Old Tram Bridge is currently fenced off Repair work to the now closed Old Tram Bridge last took place in 2014. Campaigners who want Lancashire County Council to reopen the bridge had submitted a Freedom of Information […]

5 years ago
Firefighters rescue person from the River Ribble near the Old Tram Bridge

The Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A person was rescued from the River Ribble during Sunday (26 May). Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent its water rescue teams from Preston Fire Station to the incident near […]

5 years ago
May Bank Holiday 5k to take place in Avenham Park

Put through their paces for the Avenham Park 5k A 5k run is coming to Preston city centre but has a new route due to the Old Tram bridge closure. Avenham Park is hosting the University of Central Lancashire’s […]

5 years ago
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