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Exploring inside the Miller Arcade before refurb

Posted on - 29th May, 2016 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Nostalgia, Photos, Preston City Centre
Inside the Miller Arcade in October 2013

Inside the Miller Arcade in October 2013

In a Victorian jewel in Preston’s crown there’s a lot of work going on to restore the Miller Arcade to its former glory.

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These pictures show what it was like inside before the builders moved in as they work to convert the top floors into flats, a restaurant and roof terrace.

An urban explorer, known only as ScrappyNW, gained access to the roof space to see how it looked.

A stained glass window in the Miller Arcade

A stained glass window in the Miller Arcade

The pictures show the ornate detail and stained glass throughout the Arcade.

Sunlight blazes into an unused room in the Arcade

Sunlight blazes into an unused room in the Arcade

Previously home to a Turkish Baths there is now work going on to the Lancaster Road side to introduce a new cafe.

Looking down into the shopping arcade from the top floor

Looking down into the shopping arcade from the top floor

Elsewhere it has seen the Olive Tree Brasserie open along with Baluga bar expanding to include a street kitchen.

A rarely seen view towards the Flag Market and Harris Museum

A rarely seen view towards the Flag Market and Harris Museum

What are your memories of the Miller Arcade? Let us know in the comments below

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