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Church Street row of buildings eyed up for demolition to unlock huge new apartments scheme

Three run-down buildings in Preston city centre could be demolished to make way for a major regeneration scheme in Church Street. Documents have been released include the demolition of existing […]

6 months ago
Horrocks Mill homes plan for Preston city centre progresses

Horrocks Mill Proposals to build 380 new affordable homes just off Church Street have been lodged. Onward has been eyeing up the former Horrocks Mill site and consulting on its proposals. The […]

11 months ago
Preston local elections 2023: Watch debate on Guild Hall, Animate Cinema and council cuts

As Preston prepares to go to the polls on Thursday (4 May) for the local elections then the city’s big issues were debated by party leaders. The Local Democracy Reporting […]

1 year ago
First stage of Stoneygate redevelopment approved with Dryden Mill

A huge step forward in the first phase of the Stoneygate masterplan for a forgotten area of Preston city centre has been taken. Councillors have granted permission for 469 properties […]

1 year ago
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More high rise flats planned for Preston city centre

This is what Crompton Court will look like pic: Planning documents Plans have been lodged for a proposed new build private residential development composed of two buildings located in Chadderton and Crompton Court, Percy Street, in the city centre. The proposed […]

2 years ago
Edmund Robert Harris, Preston’s enigma, benefactor and philanthropist

Edmund Robert Harris Pic: The Harris Perhaps the best known Prestonian is Edmund Robert Harris. He was born in 1804 and died in 1877, a wealthy man who bequeathed his massive fortune to the town. Edmund […]

2 years ago
Long-awaited proposal to rejuvenate Church Street becomes Preston City Council policy

An indicative 3D vision plan from the Supplementary Planning Document Plans for Stoneygate Regeneration Framework have been approved by Preston City Council’s cabinet. In a Wednesday (June 24) evening meeting, the city council’s cabinet approved the SPD document and are […]

4 years ago
Stoneygate ‘Urban Village’ plans to be discussed further by Council

Sketch showing a view from Church Street to Manchester Road roundabout Plans for development to the Stoneygate area will be revisited by councillors this week. Original plans to redevelop the area into an ‘urban village’ – released last July – show […]

4 years ago
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