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Park Hotel plans to restore it are moving forward

The Park Hotel stands overlooking Miller Park Pic: Tony Worrall Restoration work to revive what was one of Preston’s grandest hotels could soon move forward. The Park Hotel, overlooking Avenham and Miller Parks, is due to see a multi-million pound […]

5 months ago
Here’s the listed and historic buildings being developed in Preston

Three of the redevelopment schemes in Preston - two have plans lodged and the other is approved The last year has seen a flurry of activity in revamping some of Preston’s listed buildings. Many have stood empty for decades, running into disrepair but now there appears to […]

3 years ago
Here’s how the Park hotel could look after major revamp

A new pavilion which would be part of the hotel A complete overhaul of a grade-II listed hotel in Preston to bring it back into its original use has been tabled. The Park Hotel in East Cliff overlooking Miller Park […]

3 years ago
New bridge will allow cycle route between Avenham Park and Preston Station

Another view of the bridge, showing where the cycle path will join A temporary bridge put up in the 1970s to replace a crumbling Victorian bridge is to be demolished and replaced with a new bridge. Bailey bridge, what was Vicars bridge, […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Park Hotel to return as luxury hotel with new footbridge also planned

The Park Hotel stands overlooking Miller Park Pic: Tony Worrall A hotel overlooking the beauty of Avenham and Miller Parks is to be brought back into use. Park Hotel, which is owned by Lancashire County Council, is seeing plans drawn […]

3 years ago
Weekend planned to explore Preston’s railway heritage

Railway enthusiasts and local history buffs will be offered a weekend to explore the history of Preston’s railways. The community heritage team at Lancashire County Council are offering the chance […]

6 years ago
Preston Past: Avenham & Miller Parks (Part 2)

Avenham and Miller parks were both opened in 1867, however, Miller Park was created on land extending from the East Lancashire Railway to the North Union Railway embankments and was laid […]

7 years ago
Preston Past: Avenham & Miller Parks (Part 1)

Avenham Park on Easter Monday in 1956 Avenham Valley from the Vicarage Grounds,Preston 1862 (Courtesy of Preston City Council) A very early image of the area that was soon to be transformed into Avenham Park. This photograph […]

7 years ago
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