New openings and closures in Preston

Posted on - 10th July, 2014 - 6:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Observations, Preston City Centre



A mini round-up of new openings and closures in Preston city centre.

New shoe shop opened on Fishergate called Solewish. A small family run organisation that brings in cutting edge footwear designs whilst also catering for a girls every day fashion needs.

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Shakey’s Desserts and Grill Lounge on Friargate opened a short while ago and offers Hot Dogs, Burgers, Kebabs, Rollers, Nachos, Samosas plus a lrage choice of shakes.

They also offer a ‘make your own’ mains service. Choose a base from Rice, Wrap or Panini then choose a topping from Chicken, Steak or Sausage and finally a flavour from Portuguese, Mexican, Tandoori or Peri-Peri. We will be reviewing the food soon.


Half way down Bow Lane to the West of the city is the new Race Cafe. Illustrator, Shawn Sharpe has recently created a new sign for them. More details about what they offer to come.


race cafe

Sadly closed or looking to re-let are a number of fast-food outlets in the city.

Hardeez Chicken and Kebab house on Friargate has closed, as has Maroc that only opened a short while ago.



Fast Bite on the corner of Moor Lane and Victoria Street has bitten the dust, although a brand new take-out is currently being built only a few yards away in the shell of the Old Vic public house.

fast bite

Do you know of any new openings or closures in Preston? Let us know in the comments below

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