Key Fold Farm

Inspector backs Broughton proposals after planning appeal

A Government planning inspector has granted permission on appeal to two residential schemes in Broughton totalling 220 homes, overturning Preston City Council's refusal after the local authority conceded it couldn’t demonstrate a five-year housing land supply.

Taylor Wimpey Cottam Preston Homes

More than 360 homes to be approved in Preston

Preston’s planning committee has been recommended to approve proposals for more than 360 homes in the borough at a meeting later this week, including schemes by Taylor Wimpey and Morris Homes in Cottam.

Cuerden Retail

Eric Wright agrees £35m refinancing package

Bamber Bridge-based Eric Wright Group has agreed a refinancing deal with RBS with an increased funding package of £35m to help support its pipeline of projects across the North West.

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Seddon completes Capitol refurb work

The contractor has handed over £2m of refurbishment work at the Capitol Centre retail park in Preston to its owner, long-term Seddon client Royal London.

Porsche Preston

Porsche Centre gains consent in Preston

Bowker Motor Group has received permission to build a 43,000 sq ft Porsche showroom in Preston, and is planning to start on site in the spring with the building due to open later this year.