As the builders prepare to move in this is a rare glimpse inside the former Post Office building in the heart of Preston.Advertisement
What will become the Harris Hotel is set for a multi-million pound transformation.
Facing into the Flag Market the grade-II listed building has been empty for decades.
Urban explorer scrappyNW went inside and has some rarely seen views from the rooftops.
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Soon this will be an upmarket boutique hotel in the centre of the city, but for the moment these pictures show just what a huge task the developers have ahead of them.