This category relates to all things to do with pubs in Preston.

What was Mister Pickwicks pub to become flats

Pickwicks in bad times Pic: Richard Richmond A former pub which has stood derelict for nearly 20 years could be redeveloped into flats. Mister Pickwicks was the last home brew pub in Preston during the 1950s before […]

6 months ago
Boars Head pub in Barton could become flats

The Boars Head pub, in Barton, Preston, could become flats following its recent forced closure – says concerned residents. The country pub closed last month after owners, Mitchells of Lancaster (brewers) Ltd, released […]

7 months ago
Lamb and Packet pub is on the market

The Lamb and Packet stands at the end of Friargate Pic: George D Thompson A landmark Preston pub is set to be sold by its Lancashire brewery owners. Thwaites has placed the Lamb and Packet pub on the market. The Blackburn-based operation currently runs […]

7 months ago
Market Tavern closes for major revamp under new landlord

The Market Tavern is opposite to Covered Market which is having extensive restoration work A Preston city centre pub closes from Monday lunchtime for a major refurbishment. The Market Tavern in Market Street – where Graham Rowson is the landlord – is due to […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Alston sees turnaround in fortunes as new barn opens

Alex Coward has been running The Alston for the last year A pub between Preston and Longridge has seen a turnaround in its fortunes – and is expanding further. Eight new jobs are being created after a new barn was built […]

7 months ago
Mini gin festival taking place at Preston pub

A refreshing gin and tonic PIc: Jenny Downing Gin lovers are in for a treat as a Preston pub hosts a mini festival dedicated to the spirit. The Plungington Hotel, which recently underwent a makeover, is hosting its […]

8 months ago
New beer garden at the White Bull after revamp

The 'secret' garden A pub on the outskirts of Preston has reopened after a major revamp. The White Bull in Alston has seen £100,000 spent by Thwaites. Walls have been knocked down and […]

9 months ago
Lostock Hall pub The Hunters up for national pub award

Beer garden at The Hunters is proving popular A Preston pub are reached the final of a national pub awards after being turned around in recent years. The Hunters pub, in Lostock Hall, was relaunched in April last […]

9 months ago
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