Some of the latest news from Lancaster Vision and from the Lancaster District and surrounding areas.

Lancaster Vision joins the Big Hitters!


Lancaster Vision with Lancaster Civic Society has been asked to take a stand at the inaugural North Lancashire Expo at Lancaster Brewery on Sunday and Monday 24 and 25 September 2017. This is a magnificent opportunity for the Civic Society and Lancaster Vision to demonstrate and promote their place among the communities of Lancaster.


Businesses large and small have taken 200 stands at the Expo so where does the Civic Society and Lancaster Vision fit in? Lancaster Vision’s strapline – Raising the Sights of our City – will resonate with most of the businesses and employers represented at the Expo. We all want to help Lancaster realise its enormous potential, and one of the means to achieving that is through a healthy business economy.


A good business will care about its environment and the way it presents itself, which is where the Civic Society comes in. Every other year it offers awards for good building design and many of these go to commercial buildings. If a business is refurbishing its offices or moving into a new building, the Civic Society can advise on the planning process and ultimately feed recommendations through to the City Council – it could be cheaper to seek advice first rather than have to dismantle a garish fascia later!


We can offer businesses support and advice but what do we hope to get out of the Expo: first, promotion for our work and ethos and second, an opportunity to recruit more members interested in a future vision for Lancaster.


Please come along to one of the days (or both) and visit our stand – we look forward to seeing you there. You will find friendly staff, lots of information, a quiz, and a treasure hunt – fun for all the family. Check the link for details:

Morecambe Lido

Morecambe Lido redevelopment could bring £1.4m to the town

The Bay Arena in Morecambe is one of 15 projects along the British Coast set to benefit from a share of £700,000.

Coastal Communities Minister Mark Francois has announced that the projects – dotted across the country from Durham to Dorset – have been awarded up to £50,000 each to help restore local landmarks to their former glory.

Lancaster Vision

Vision of transport future

The Lancaster Vision group held a seminar to discuss Lancashire County Council’s draft masterplan for the district.

A report was then produced based on feedback from those in attendance.

Housing Lancaster

Housing Development in Lancaster

This half-day seminar held on the 19th June 2014 focused on the Lancaster district’s housing need.  It was hosted by Lancaster Vision and attendees included city councillors and officers, academics, housing developers, solicitors and agents and other interested parties.