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Explore the 150-year history of Preston’s Whittingham Asylum thanks to two year project

The launch of Whittingham Lives new website is the legacy of a two-year arts and heritage project that explored the 150-year history of Whittingham Asylum in Preston. The project researched and critically […]

3 weeks ago
Event to allow you to explore Whittingham Asylum’s history

Inside the old music hall in Whittingham Pic: scrappyNW Inside the old music hall in Whittingham Pic: scrappyNW An event to explore and immerse yourself in the history of a former mental asylum is taking place in Preston. Whittingham […]

4 years ago
Broughton Bypass likely to trigger Whittingham housing boom

whittingham Major new housing developments on the former Whittingham Mental Hospital are expected to be unlocked by the Broughton Bypass. The Homes and Communities Agency is currently demolishing much of the […]

6 years ago
New road names for former Whittingham Mental Hospital development

Rubble as one of the former hospital buildings is demolished The first roads to be built as part of the development of homes at the former Whittingham Mental Asylum have been named. Two soldiers who fought in the First World […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Demolition of Frank Gardham House on former Whittingham Mental Hospital site

A large building on the former Whittingham Mental Hospital site is to be demolished. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust say the Frank Gardham House should be pulled down as part […]

7 years ago
First phase of Whittingham Mental Hospital plans ready for approval

The former Whittingham site was one of the largest mental institutions in the UK Further plans for the former Whittingham Mental Hospital have been tabled. Taylor Wimpey have submitted a reserved matters application giving details of how 132 new houses and 18 new apartments […]

7 years ago
Parish councils object to “inappropriate” development of former Whittingham Mental Hospital

The buildings at Whittingham have been boarded up for years Two parish councils have decided to object to plans to demolish the former Whittingham Mental Asylum. The former hospital is earmarked to become hundreds of new homes but parish councillors […]

8 years ago
Plans for hundreds of homes at former Whittingham Mental Hospital are resubmitted

The former Whittingham Hospital site could see hundreds of new homes built on it Plans to demolish the former Whittingham Mental Asylum and build hundreds of new homes have been lodged again with Preston City Council. Bouyed by the resubmission of the plan to […]

8 years ago
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