Growing up in Preston, with its eclectic range of transport, provided well-known historian David John Hindle with the inspiration to write his latest book on the transport heritage of Preston.Advertisement
The book takes a retrospective look at the progress of transport in and around Preston, demonstrating how different forms of public contribution to the social and economic prosperity of the city. This includes British Leyland, the Dick, Kerr works and the Preston tramways, shipbuilding and shipbreaking on the River Ribble, the Albert Edward Docks, the Bond Minicar and Preston’s contribution to the aviation industry.
This is a fascinating look at Preston’s transport hiaritage and the many ways in which the town contributed to British transport history.
David will be in Waterstones bookstore in Preston, on Saturday 29 August between 1.00pm and 3.00pm to sign copies of his new book, which can be obtained at the store: price £12.99
Waterstones Booksellers Ltd.
Preston PR1 3LJ
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