Transforming Friargate North and Ringway

Preston Peace Garden work to be completed by summer

Construction work on the Peace Garden as part of the Friargate North scheme Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s new look Peace Garden is due to re-open this summer. The Peace Garden, which sits next to Ringway on Friargate, has been put in after the major revamp of […]

3 months ago
Preston property management firm claims Friargate roadworks have damaged business and buildings

Friargate Court Local business Portergate Property Management has spoken out about the alleged impact of the Friargate roadworks. The firm says the pedestrianisation of the street has led to a drop off […]

6 months ago
Lancashire County Council issues Friargate development update

Friargate Pic: Lancashire County Council Lancashire County Council has issued an update on the Transforming Friargate North and Ringway scheme. Work to pedestrianise Friargate began in May 2022, and was originally scheduled to finish in March […]

8 months ago
Friargate frustration as promised autumn reopening date slips to ‘in time for Christmas’

Roadworks in Friargate Pic: Blog Preston A Friargate business has expressed frustration after the street’s reopening date slipped yet again. Work to pedestrianise the street as part of the Transforming Friargate North and Ringway scheme began […]

8 months ago
Adult store in Friargate to close blaming roadworks and ‘anti-car’ policy

Softys has decided to close in Friargate Pic: Alan Essex An adult and sex shop in Preston city centre has decided to close blaming long-running roadworks. Softys which has traded for two-decades in Friargate is in the process of shutting. […]

9 months ago
Friargate businesses consider legal action as council says roadworks will run until autumn

Friargate roadworks Pic: Blog Preston Independent businesses in Friargate are considering legal action against Lancashire County Council due to the ongoing impact of roadworks in the area. The Transforming Friargate North and Ringway scheme has […]

11 months ago
The Preston City Centre road where local businesses need our support

Friargate road closure sign Pic: Blog Preston Most Prestonians will be aware of the considerable and relentless amount of roadworks being carried out around Preston City Centre in order to encourage people to have a go at […]

11 months ago
Vyne in Friargate blames roadworks for closure

A Preston city centre bar and restaurant is temporarily closing just three months after opening. Vyne Bar and Kitchen in Friargate says the current roadworks taking place in the road […]

12 months ago
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