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Hope for Preston Guild Hall foyer to open this year as five years of closure draws near

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston The leader of Preston City Council says the authority remains committed to the future of the Guild Hall, as the fifth anniversary of its closure draws near. Labour’s Matthew Brown […]

4 weeks ago
Preston City Council’s political leaders debate Guild Hall, finances and more ahead of 2024 local elections

Preston Town Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston With local election day looming on 2nd May, the Local Democracy Reporting Service has put Preston City Council’s political leaders on the spot to debate the big issues facing the […]

1 month ago
Preston local elections 2024 digest: Preston Labour’s ‘London’ video and Guild Hall comeback gig

Looking up at the foyer of the Guild Hall venue Pic: Blog Preston This week’s local elections digest includes some geographical hypocrisy, some election admin from the city council and confirmation on the first gig at the Guild Hall since the city’s Labour […]

1 month ago
Preston Guild Hall could partially reopen but long-term future far from clear

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s Guild Hall could be partially reopened this year, it has emerged. The immediate future of the venue has been uncertain since it was confirmed back in January that the […]

3 months ago
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Preston Guild Hall confirmed to have RAAC in roof panels

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Both Preston Guild Hall’s Grand Hall and Charter Theatre contain RAAC (reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete), Blog Preston can reveal. Specialist RAAC engineers – Curtins Consulting Engineers – have now completed […]

4 months ago
‘A setback’ council leader reacts to Preston Guild Hall concrete fears

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston The construction material dubbed “crumbly concrete” – which caused a chaotic start to the new academic year at dozens of schools across the country – is now suspected to be […]

9 months ago
Preston Guild Hall believed to have ‘crumbly concrete’ in roof panels

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s Guild Hall and Charter Theatre are to see further inspections after concerns ‘crumbly concrete’ is within the roof of the buildings. The venues, which are currently closed to the […]

9 months ago
Preston Guild Hall signage to be changed

The Guild Hall, Preston Preparations for the eventual reopening of Preston’s Guild Hall have stepped up, with the removal of the signage that adorned the building before its shock closure four years ago – […]

1 year ago
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