This category relates to all things to do with redevelopment in Preston.

Preston Local Plan: Council urged to accept amended Garden City masterplan

Some scenes in the masterplan of what green spaces would be provided alongside the homes A masterplan for how Preston can build thousands of new homes is one step away from being given the green light. Councillors will meet on Thursday to discuss whether to […]

1 month ago
Lancashire County Council rejects fracking application

Anti-Fracking demonstrators from across the UK gather in Preston the headquarters of Lancashire County Council. Councillors are debating whether to give the go-ahead to two applications to Frack in the County by energy firm Caudrilla Lancashire County Council has rejected an application from Cuadrilla to frack at two sites in Lancashire. Applause broke out in the public benches that quickly echoed onto social media to […]

1 month ago
Funding for £1.2m Winckley Square Gardens restoration is approved

Winckley Square, Preston - From North Side £1.2m project will provide a ‘sympathetic restoration’ of Winckley Square Gardens Project could start in 2016 News is a ‘big day in the history of Preston’ Project bid led by […]

1 month ago
Tithebarn failures: Preston Vision Board and its offshoot company to be formally shut down

The sun sets over Preston An organisation which was due to bring regeneration to Preston city centre has been officially closed. Preston Vision Limited – a registered company and offshoot of the Preston Vision Board – […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Bus Station: Work on the building could begin in May next year

Preston Bus Station must wait another year for any repair works to begin Pic: Tony Worrall Any work on Preston Bus Station is not due to begin until May next year at the earliest. Lancashire County Council has given its timetable for when it hopes to […]

2 months ago
Former Post Office must be maintained if Preston City Council want a new use says heritage expert

P9060073 Lover of Preston heritage Aidan Turner-Bishop has called on Preston City Council to maintain the old Post Office better. The building is being marketed by the city council as a […]

2 months ago
Preston old Post Office to be marketed as hotel or leisure venue

The Old Post Office has stood empty in the centre of Preston for years Pic: Shabbagaz What used to be Preston’s Post Office in the city centre could become a new hotel or leisure venue. Standing on Birley Street the redevelopment of the building has become […]

2 months ago
Preston Markets redevelopment: Traders warm to new proposals for demolition of Indoor Market

What the new look outdoor market would look like, alongside new cinema complex How Preston Markets will look after a major redevelopment to include a cinema and restaurant complex has been revealed. Preston City Council bosses claim the Markets Quarter development will be […]

2 months ago
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