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Horse Shoe finally returns to Horse Shoe Corner

6/6/14: The Horseshoe Corner Horse shoe is back where it should be. Photo courtesy Lancaster City Council.Lancaster's famous Horse Shoe is back in its rightful place on "Horse Show Corner", as part of the improvements to Penny Street and Market Streetco-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Programme 2007-2013 and both Lancaster City and Lancashire County councils.

Pedestrian Zone: New Traffic and Parking Restrictions Postponed

6/2/14: The start date for a scheme to reduce traffic in Lancaster's pedestrian zone has been postponed until 3rd March 2014 due to administrative errors. Lancashire County Council had intended to bring in the new rules, which will affect traffic and parking arrangements, on Monday 3 February.

Latest stage of "Square Routes" project gets under way in March (and the horseshoe will be back!)

21/1/14: £1 million of investment is set to pave the way towards reviving the heart of Lancaster city centre with improvement works beginning in early March 2014.

Council gets back to work on Market Square improvements

6/1/12: Lancaster City Council will restart work on its Square Routes initiative next week, an innovative project aimed at revitalising Lancaster's City Centre. Work on Lancaster’s Market Square, the first stage of the project, will begin on Monday witth the completion of resurfacing work. New lighting columns will also be installed at the centre of the square.

Square Routes makes a start on Market Square revamp

11/10/11: #fullpost { display: inline; } Design for a new look Market Square Work has begun on Lancaster City Council’s initiative to revitalise some of Lancaster city centre’s public streets and spaces, with work commencing in Market Square.

Lancaster city revamp work gets green light

1/10/11: Design for a new look Market Square Lancaster City Council has awarded Thomas Armstrong Construction Ltd the tender to begin work on the first Lancaster Square Routes project, part of a much larger development scheme to improve Lancaster town centre, starting with work in Market Square.

Council gets set for "Square Routes" work to improve City Centre

8/7/11: (updated 15/7/11, comment from Lancashire County Council added): Lancaster City Council is ramping up some improvements to Lancaster city centre which look sure to put a bit of shine back on its look.