Arc Cinema has taken 29,500 sq ft at the £40m leisure complex.
A roundup of political wins and losses in the region from 5 May’s local elections, including the leader of Oldham Council losing her seat and a huge win for Labour in Cumbria.
Consent was also granted for repair works at The Harris and for a retail project featuring Aldi at the Trident Centre site.
A trio of companies has signed for a combined 70,000 sq ft at the joint venture’s Preston industrial development.
HBD-Barnfield, the joint venture delivering the 18-acre East logistics scheme off the M6, is hoping to secure planning permission for 150,000 sq ft of industrial space.
The government called in the application for a 16,000+ sq ft mosque off D’Urton Lane earlier this month, and now details have been released on the inquiry’s timeframe.
Levelling Up funds could breathe new life into the historic bridge, under plans announced by Preston City Council.
Along with Maple Grove Developments’ 168,000 sq ft leisure scheme, the city council has greenlit housing and a district retail centre in Cottam.
Animate is a 168,000 sq ft mixed-use development on the city’s former indoor market site that is being delivered by Maple Grove Developments for the local council.
Lancashire County Council, Preston City Council and UCLan have been working alongside BDP to draw up a regeneration framework aimed at transforming an underperforming area of the city centre.
The housebuilder has lodged an application with Preston City Council for more homes off Sandy Lane in Cottam, taking the total number of properties at the development to more than 1,000.
The city council has “reluctantly withdrawn” its challenge against the planning inspectorate’s decision to approve Wainhomes’ 151-home scheme at Cardwell Farm on appeal.
The deal will provide the university with cash to deliver its strategic plan while the investor will accrue rent from three Preston student blocks.
Following multiple lengthy planning inquiries, council officers have successfully defended appeals from housebuilders, with 500 homes around Goosnargh blocked.
The Luca Poian Forms-designed mosque and plans for the demolition of a social club to make way for 129 student apartments were both signed off at the council’s planning committee meeting.
The Preston-based consultancy has appointed Paul Westhead to head up its new development division.
The subject of an international design competition, the more than 16,000 sq ft mosque on land south of D’Urton Lane is returning to the planning committee on 3 February.
Last November, developer Providence Gate proposed creating what would be the city’s tallest building but the local council is not satisfied with the scheme and looks set to reject it next week.
A consultation has been opened for a parkway railway station close to Preston’s main strategic housing growth area.
Part of the former Preston police headquarters could be redeveloped into around 100 homes.
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