An iconic building is to be torn down and replaced with a residential care home.
Councillors approved plans to demolish the former Deepdale Day Centre and build a 96-bedroomed care home.
A decision on the application had previously been put on hold, following fears raised by councillors over access to the site. Now plans have been given the go-ahead, subject to conditions.
Coun Stuart Greenhalgh said: “I asked this to be deferred, I had real concerns about the construction traffic and that’s why I wanted the question to be re-asked with the highways authority.”
The application was recommended for approval by planning officers, and a report said the care home would replace an existing former community use with an alternative community use.
Coun Brian Rollo, chairman of the planning committee, said: “I see nothing wrong with this.”