Old Post Office and Cenotaph, Preston

Signature Living set for Preston Post Office consent

The Liverpool-based hotel group’s plans for the conversion of Preston’s historic former Post Office into a 60-bedroom “luxury boutique” venue are expected to be granted planning permission next week.

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.

Villa Urban Tower

Approval nears for Preston Guild Centre hotel

Plans to convert a 15-storey office near to Preston Bus Station into a 105-bedroom aparthotel, with casino, spa and gym are set to be approved by city councillors next week.

Chartered Building Surveyor

A multi-disciplinary property consultancy based in the heart of Lancashire, which services the local community across several sectors, including education, commercial, healthcare and housing, has a requirement to recruit a Chartered Building Surveyor to help grow its offerings and...


Ikea in frame for Lancashire store

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The 160-acre Cuerden site near Bamber Bridge has been revealed as the potential location for furniture giant Ikea's third North West store, a deal that could trigger development at one of Lancashire's key strategic zones.

Muse Preston Cinema Next 2015 architects image

Consent due for Preston Markets Quarter

Preston City Council is set to approve proposals from Muse Developments for a £50m cinema-led leisure scheme in the city centre when its planning committee meets next week.

Louise Leyland PWA

PWA Planning strengthens team

Preston-based PWA Planning has appointed Louise Leyland from environmental planning consultancy Stephenson Halliday in Kendal.