Harris Front Side Image Credit Purcell 2018

Preston steps up Harris revamp plans

Preston City Council has launched a consultation as it awaits the outcome of a Lottery funding bid to improve facilities at the city’s combined museum, gallery and library, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary.

Winckley Square Gardens Hlf Reopen

Winckley Square HLF project completes

Preston's Winckley Square Gardens have been officially reopened to the public today following a £1.2m Heritage Lottery Fund-supported restoration.

Historic market canopy restoration underway

Specialist metalwork contractor FPE Global has been awarded the contract by Preston City Council to restore the 1875 Market canopy as part of the wider £50m Markets Quarter retail project by Muse Developments.

RSK urges firms to prepare for new environmental rules

Specialist land remediation and environmental science consultancy RSK Group is holding a series of briefings for property professionals ahead of the expected changes to ISO14001, the main environmental management system, due to be published later this month.

Winckley Square revamp revealed

Designs for the £1m renovation of historic gardens in Preston city centre have been released ahead of grant application submissions to the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund later this month.

Guild Hall makeover gets go-ahead

The first phase of the restoration of Preston's Guild Hall by Lancashire-based investor Simon Rigby's Villa Group has been approved by the council.

Lottery support for Winckley Square vision

Heritage Lottery Fund has given a group led by Winckley Square Community Interest Company first-round approval for grant funding to pay for the restoration of the historic square in Preston city centre.