The Preston Historical Society is delighted to announce that in September, they will be hosting a most fascinating talk which will be presented by Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines. This talk, with […]2 years ago Where will 800 new homes go in and around Preston city centre?
How six unused buildings and places around Preston can be developed for new homes is the challenge for planning consultants. Cushman and Wakefield have been appointed by Preston City Council […]3 years ago Preston Historical Society present The Battle of Preston, 1715 and its aftermath by Dr. Bill Shannon
On Monday 7 December 2015, there will be a talk and presentation given by Dr. Bill Shannon, to the members and visitors of the Preston Historical Society at Preston Minster […]3 years ago Talk on the 200th year anniversary of gas being used in Preston
It is something we all take for granted nowadays, but gas has been used as an energy source in Preston for 200 years. The pioneers of its primary use and the […]3 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Rare film footage of two favourite former Preston buildings made publicly available
It is always wonderful to discover old film footage of your hometown or city. When the Preston Historical Society were given the opportunity to be able to remaster film footage […]4 years ago How Preston’s Fishergate Hill area has changed over the years past
With the news this morning of the Fishergate Hill Conservation Area Action Plan which is coming into force, we thought it would be interesting to look at some images from […]4 years ago Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 10) Final
Alas, this is our final journey through the streets of Preston in the 1970’s; however, to ease the pain, we have an extra helping of pictures for you making that twenty […]4 years ago Nostalgic 1960’s/70’s Preston revealed in pictures (Part 9)
This weeks look at times gone by in Preston sees some remarkable shots of some places that I have never actually seen in person and one or two that I […]4 years ago