Louise Leyland PWA

PWA Planning strengthens team

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

Uclan Hawkins Brown square

UCLan confirms Hawkins\Brown £60m project win

The architecture practice will now produce a final proposal for the University of Central Lancashire’s £60m civic square and student support centre, which is due to complete in 2019.

UCLan Hawkins Brown

Hawkins\Brown wins brief for £50m UCLan gateway

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The Manchester-based architect has been selected to design a Student Support Centre and new public square for the University of Central Lancashire in Preston.

Preston docklands aerial view Edward VII Quay

Energy company expands in Preston docks

PFP Energy, part of social housing group Places for People, is relocating its offices at Preston Docklands to support the company's growth.

Story Eastway street scene

Story begins on Eastway estate

Story Homes has started on site with the construction of 300 houses to the North of Preston, after signing a development agreement with the Homes & Communities Agency.

Preston Guild Hall external CGI

Revamp plan continues at Preston Guild Hall

Preston City Council has approved the latest phase in the refurbishment of the city's entertainment and leisure complex, which will include a 10-pin bowling alley, nine-hole crazy golf course, karaoke booths, sports bar and dining room.