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Preston streets set to be improved for visually impaired people

An empty Fishergate in Preston during the coronavirus pandemic Pic: Tony Worrall A new charter to improve access to Preston’s streets for visually impaired people is being trialled in the city. The Lancashire Street Charter for Preston City was approved by Lancashire […]

12 months ago
UCLan’s landmark Adelphi Square plan set for green light

How the new Adelphi roundabout would look, with the new student centre in the background How the new Adelphi roundabout would look, with the new student centre in the background One of the biggest recent developments in Preston’s history looks set for approval. Adelphi Square, […]

4 years ago
Guide dog owner tells of Fishergate shared space horror

Julie says the city centre is an area she actively avoids Julie says the city centre is an area she actively avoids A national charity has launched a stinging criticism of Preston’s shared space – three years after it was finished. […]

4 years ago
Fishergate revamp already showing major signs of wear and tear

Some of the places where there are issues with the paving, as snapped by a reader who 'walks the street twice a day or more' Preston’s main shopping street is already coming apart at the seams despite a £3.4m revamp. Fishergate’s shared space has slabs missing and cracks appearing and many parts of it only […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fishergate Gateway development officially opens following completion

Today 21 October 2014, on a very windy morning indeed, the Fishergate Gateway was officially opened. Following many months of work and difficulties all round for motorists and pedestrians the […]

7 years ago
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