Menu

Preston flies the flag for a safe and vibrant night out

Posted on - 18th September, 2019 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Nightlife, Preston City Centre, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Felix Da Housecat DJing at Prest Fest

Preston has once again been recognised as being a safe and fun night out for the seventh year running.

Advertisement

The city has been awarded the Purple Flag Award for the seventh year running by The Association of Town & City Centre Management.

Advertisements
Preston Weekender advert


The accreditation, which is enjoyed by seventy destinations across the country, recognises a vibrant, safe and well-managed night time economy.

Preston shares the award with places including Liverpool, Canterbury, Cardiff and Leeds.

The city centre has proudly ‘flown the flag’ since 2012, having been re-assessed bi- annually.

Advertisements

Stacey Penney, BID’s representative for the night time economy said; “A lot of hard work goes in to making Preston a great destination for visitors.

“As a city we should be proud that we are regarded as one of the safest and best places to enjoy a night out in the country.

“I’d like to offer huge thanks to owners, managers and staff at all the city’s bars, pubs, clubs, hotels and restaurants for doing what they do and keeping thousands of happy people coming back to Preston each month”.

Read more: Pictures as Prestfest sees Flag Market rave to top DJs

Mark Whittle from Preston BID said: “Achieving and retaining the Purple Flag is something that’s not undertaken lightly.

“It’s a lengthy and involved process which focusses on all elements of the city’s night time economy.

“We are thrilled to have been accredited once again; Preston is still the only place in Lancashire to have won the Purple Flag – we look forward to continuing to work with partners in promoting the city’s award-winning offer”.

What do you think of Preston’s night life? Let us know in the comments section.

Share
Advertisements
caritas fostering advert
Preston in pictures Preston Street photographyMother & LambPreston Street photographyPreston Street photographyCosta Coffee in the Mall, PrestonViltrox Test 3Mother & LambPreston Street photography View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

    Advertisements
Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails