The Former Hillside Restaurant on Preston Street was acquired by Fylde Council in April 2022 and was in a poor state of repair with the building at risk from further water ingress.
The building is currently undergoing a substantial restoration including repair and rebuild of the chimney stacks, refurbishment of windows across the front elevation, installation of a new window to the flank wall,replacement of the render to the flank wall,new rainwater goods and repairs to all ironwork.
JubbClews Chartered building surveyors have been appointed to support the project going forward and Heritage Property Repairs Northwest are engaged to carry out the planned physical works to the property.
The project is funded by High Street Heritage Action Zone, Future High Street Fund, Fylde Council and Kirkham Town Council.
The current programme of external works will be ongoing until January 2024 ( subject to change) with further works anticipated beyond this date.
A feasibility study is currently underway to determine the best and most sustainable end use for this important building in the heart of Kirkham.
To view the current programme timescales for the Phase 1 works then please click here