Rift Bar plans to extend its opening hours

Posted on - 10th July, 2018 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Food & Drink, Preston City Centre, Pubs
Inside Rift Bar

A city centre bar plans to extend its opening hours and welcome drinkers in later.


Rift Bar, located on Main Sprit Weind, has applied to Preston City Council‘s Planning Department for a later hours licence.

If granted, the licence will enable the bar to extend it’s licensable activities from 9am – 3am every day, with the exception of Thursday which would be 4am.

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Late night refreshments will also be extended from 11pm -3.30am everyday, with Thursday’s being 4.30am.

Rift Bar is currently open from 11am – midnight on Mondays – Wednesdays, 11am – 4am on Thursdays, 11am – 1am on Fridays and 11am – 3am on Saturdays – Sundays.

Alongside extended opening hours, the requests also includes adding the provision of films, performances of dance and anything similar to music or dance within the premises for the extended hours.

A spokesperson for Rift Bar said: “This isn’t a story we have no comment.”

Have you been to Rift Bar before? What do you think about it extending its hours? Let us know in the comments below

Editor’s note: Rift bar has to apply to a public body – the city council – for a licence. So it’s certainly a story.

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