What is Happening with the Project?

Phase One of the project has been completed, with some small snagging jobs to finalise. Phase One work included;

- Work to the RSPCA Building(33 St James Street) with fitting new shop front and restoring the chimney stack.

- Work on the Pioneer Building with new shop front, new signage, resotring the clock tower and bringing it back into use after more than 50 years

Phase 2 of the project is now being planned out with work on 23-33 St Jame Street due to take place. Work on the REAL Building is also due to take place.

The THI project is also working in partnership with Lancashire County Council to deliver a public realm improvement scheme for St James Square. This aims to give greater priority to pedestrians and provide a road layout less confusing for motorists. Consultation was on December 5th 2016 to January 2nd 2017, and the proposals caqn be found here

Watch a short video to hear comments from one of the properties completed in Phase 1 here