The Urban Hub By Pillars

Pillars picks Truman for Preston job

Neil Tague

The developer has appointed Truman Design & Build as main contractor for Urban Hub, a 425-apartment student accommodation scheme on the UCLan campus.

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PLANNING | Refusal in store for Harris Park proposal

Neil Tague

Eden Grove Investment Properties' plan to convert listed buildings and introduce new houses at the historic Garstang Road site looks set to meet with disappointment at Preston’s planning committee next week.

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Redrow pushes on in Preston

Housebuilder Redrow is seeking full planning permission for its next chunk of development at Tabley Lane in Preston, a cluster of 36 homes within the wider 330-home development.

Charles House Preston Winckley Square

Preston office-to-resi scheme approved

Sarah Townsend

Plans to redevelop a five-storey HM Revenue & Customs office in the city centre into 70 flats were given the green light on Wednesday.

PNE Training

Preston North End gains consent for training ground improvements

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The football club has been given the go-ahead for work at its Dodney Drive training ground in Lea, providing an interim solution for players who still have "a number of years" to wait for a replacement facility to be built at Ingol Golf Course.

Chain House Lane Whitestake

Battle over Wainhomes rejection heads to High Court

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

South Ribble Council is preparing to defend its rejection of a Wainhomes scheme in Whitestake in the High Court, a project which has proved significant after a planning inspector’s ruling overhauled how housing need was assessed across central Lancashire.

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Preston narrowly approves 152 homes

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Chloé Vaughan

At a recent planning committee, of four proposals which could have delivered 320 homes to the market, only one was approved despite the council motioning for its deferral.

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PLANNING | More than 800 Preston homes consented

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A 15-storey city centre block totalling 176 apartments and residential sites across the borough due to deliver 636 homes have all been granted planning permission in Preston City Council's final planning committee of the year.