Closures planned in £27m Warrington track upgrade

The West Coast main line will close for 16 days this summer as Network Rail carries out upgrades to the Acton Grange junction in Warrington, a key section of track on the route between Crewe and Preston.

Ken Jones And Gary Melling Of Jones Melling

Jones Melling eyes more growth following four hires

As it continues to expand with the addition of four more staff, along with its relocation to two offices in Preston and Chester, the company’s founders have set out its future ambitions as the firm approaches its 10th anniversary.

HOLLINS PRESTON

PLANNING | Eastway retail heads Preston agenda

Plans by Hollins Strategic Land for a retail hub, given outline consent in 2018 after being scaled down from earlier proposals, will go before the city's planning committee next week.

UCLan Student Centre

Two in race for £32m UCLan student centre

Charlie Schouten

Bam and Bowmer & Kirkland have been shortlisted for the Hawkins\Brown-designed building in Preston, set to provide 78,500 sq ft of education and amenity space.

David Cox Portrait

David Cox: Preston waiting on the starting line

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Charlie Schouten

In the latest in a series showcasing regional architecture practices, Place North West sat down with David Cox to talk about what makes Preston unique, transforming its housing offer, and how developers can kick-start the next phase of the city’s growth.