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Preston City Centre Plan: Council strategy aims to tackle Preston’s empty shops problem

Reports show Preston has net employment immigration, so more people come into the city to work than go out of it A new plan for Preston’s City Centre regeneration is promising to create 6,000 jobs over the next 15 years. Preston City Council has published its final version of its City […]

8 years ago
Your city centre questions answered: Our experts give an idea of how Preston could develop

As the city council pushes ahead with its plans for Preston city centre, we gave you the chance to ask the experts. We invited readers to ask questions to two […]

8 years ago
Plan for Preston city centre from 1946 is discovered

A drawing in 1946 showing the city centre of Preston Before the Ringway and before Preston Bus Station, how the city centre should look has always troubled the council. It was an issue in 1946 as much as it is […]

8 years ago
Ask the planners: How do you solve a problem like Preston City Centre?

The Shelf-Life plan proposes a very different use for the top of Avenham car park There have been some big changes in recent years to how the centre of Preston was supposed to develop. After the collapse of the Tithebarn development, which would have seen […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement St Joseph’s Orphanage to be included in Winckley Square housing plan

The former orphanage buildings are owned by a property developer A new masterplan for how Preston’s city centre could develop includes a focus on St Joseph’s Orphanage. The former orphanage and what was Mount Street Hospital has stood empty for […]

9 years ago
Preston City Centre Plan: Business group says private business will be key to high street regeneration

Lancashire’s business chiefs have said the masterplan for improving Preston’s city centre will succeed or fail depending on the private sector. The city council is consulting on its preferred options […]

9 years ago
New city centre strategy in call to arms for new stores as one in four Preston shops stand empty

The city centre holds the key to Preston's economic future according to the council report A manifesto for how to revitalise Preston City Centre has been published. The 69-page dossier replaces the previous Tithebarn proposal for redevelopment of the city centre. Preston City Council has […]

9 years ago
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