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Victorian Society opposes demolition of St Joseph’s Orphanage

St Joseph's Orphanage, Preston is set for demolition. The Victorian Society has said the planned demolition of Grade II listed St Joseph’s Orphanage would be a tragedy for Preston’s heritage. The proposals for the site include the demolition […]

2 years ago
Luxury flats plan for West Cliff property set to go ahead

The building in West Cliff has stood empty for years Pic: Google The building in West Cliff has stood empty for years Pic: Google Proposals to bring a derelict former Post Office building back into life look set to be nodded through. […]

4 years ago
Could St Joseph’s Orphanage see a new owner soon?

St Joseph's Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson St Joseph’s Orphanage stands empty in Mount Street Pic: Gill Lawson A Preston building voted as one of the UK’s most endangered could have a new owner as part of its […]

4 years ago
‘Frankly shocking’ criticism of the Harris proposals in lottery bid

How the Harris Museum may look in future with an entrance direct from the Flag Market A heritage group has launched a stinging attack on Preston City Council’s plans for the grade-I listed Harris Museum and Art Gallery. The Victorian Society has written to the Heritage […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Deepdale Enclosure to keep its special heritage status

Stephenson Terrace was due to lose its conservation area status Pic: Richard Swann Part of Deepdale which was under-threat from losing its heritage status has seen Preston City Council u-turn on its plans. The Deepdale Enclosure Conservation Area was due to lose its […]

5 years ago
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