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The impact of City Deal one year on: Roadworks, housebuilding and bypasses

The Cottam development has been slow in getting started An injection of £434 million into Preston and the surrounding area has passed the one year mark. The City Deal was formally announced last September and the spades in the […]

5 years ago
Preston Western Distributor and East-West Link Road: Proposed routes to be confirmed in October

Route of the proposed link road © Crown copyright. Lancashire County Council. Licence No. 100023320 2004 The final routes for two major new roads in Preston are set to be finalised. Lancashire County Council has confirmed a decisin is due in mid-October on whether the proposed […]

5 years ago
Council begin ground testing ahead of major new construction at Preston

City Deal map Tests begin Monday 23 June in preparation for new distributor roads around Preston. Lancashire County Council will be using a drilling rig to investigate the land on which several new […]

5 years ago
Preston East-West link road: Fulwood campaign group urges residents to give their views

Alternative route proposal of the East-West link road A campaign group are calling on Fulwood residents to turn out at consultation events on a new M55 link road plan. The county council is consulting on the Preston Western […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Four events for Prestonians to see new M55 link road plan

Route of the proposed link road © Crown copyright. Lancashire County Council. Licence No. 100023320 2004 Consultation on a proposed link road between the M55 and the west of Preston has begun. Four events are being held in Lea, Ingol, Fulwood and Ashton for local residents […]

6 years ago
Location of new train station for the west of Preston

The new station, marked by a red box, is at the point where the new road would cross the rail line The location of a proposed new station to serve the west of the city has been shown on council documents. Cottam Parkway is part of the Preston Local Plan which […]

6 years ago
Preston West link road: Consultation launched on new road between M55 and A583

Summer on the Lancaster Canal The route of a link road first mooted in the mid-1970s is to be displayed at a series of public events in June. Known as the Preston Western Distributor the […]

6 years ago
Environmental report reveals scale of new Western Preston link road plan

A report prepared for the county council states there is a risk of pollution in the Lancaster Canal if the road went ahead Permission is being sought by the county council to scope out a new £105 million link road for Preston. As part of the City Deal, pumping hundreds of million of […]

6 years ago
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