st joseph’s orphanage

St Joseph’s Orphanage warning after teenagers seen in building

Teenagers have been warned not to enter an abandoned building in Preston city centre. Police have issued the plea after reports of children climbing and gaining access to the former […]

5 years ago
St Joseph’s Orphanage has architects commissioned to draw up plans

The roof of the former orphanage on Mount Street in the city centre A glimmer of hope for restoring the St Joseph’s Orphanage and former hospital in Preston city centre has been given. Manchester-based architects Buttress have been appointed to draw up proposals […]

5 years ago
Watch inside abandoned St Joseph’s Orphanage in Preston

The walls inside the former orphanage An abandoned orphanage in the centre of Preston has been pinpointed as one place to help ease the city’s housing crisis. St Joseph’s Orphanage, in Mount Street, was also a […]

6 years ago
St Joseph’s Orphanage among six key Preston sites which could be developed for new homes

St Joseph's Orphanage has stood empty for years Pic: scrappynw An abandoned orphanage in Preston city centre, a car park and a former high school could all hold the key to easing the demand for new homes in Preston. Preston […]

6 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 […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Inside the former St Joseph’s Orphanage and Mount Street Hospital

These photos show a unique glimpse inside one of Preston’s most notorious abandoned buildings. St Joseph’s Orphanage or Mount Street Hospital in the city centre stands empty awaiting potential conversion […]

8 years ago
Open City Preston: Event explores the empty buildings of the city centre

The group visit the former Mount Street Hospital On Friday and Saturday, ‘In Certain Places’ hosted ‘Open City Preston 2013’, an event to explore the issue of empty buildings in Preston’s city centre. I went along to Friday’s […]

8 years ago
Police warning as youths seen entering former St Joseph’s Orphanage and smashing glass

Police have stepped up patrols around the former St Joseph’s Orphanage on Mount Street after a series of break-ins. Several reports have been made of groups of up to 20 […]

8 years ago
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