We asked, and you told us. We said which Preston shop would you go back to for one-time only if they still existed.Advertisement
Many famous names, both nationally and locally, have graced our high streets and side streets.
With more than 1,00 comments it’s brought the memories flooding back, here’s some of your most common choices.
A proper department store. It seemed massive back then, with a perfume counter, wig department and the best Christmas display in town. It was an extra treat to be taken to the Red Rose Restaurant on the top floor.
Tie dyed tops, pillar box red hair dye, lava lamps and whale music CDs – Oxygen had it all for the 90s alternative. In the days when everyone smoked inside, were inflatable chairs really such a great idea?
The nation’s favourite. Whatever you wanted, you could get it in Woolies. But let’s face it, it was all about the Pick n Mix really.
The Real McCoy
Whether it was a post cinema treat or a pre-Warehouse stomach liner, there’s no dispute the burgers at this Church Street joint were, well.. The Real McCoy.
How many of us bought our first record downstairs in John Menzies? And in the days before mobile phones, the steps were a handy meeting point at 2am if you’d lost your mates in Tokes.
Your suggestions came from a much-debated Facebook post.