Hot Potato Tram returns to Preston Flag Market in tribute to Keith Roberts

Posted on - 13th October, 2020 - 2:41pm | Author - | Posted in - Flag Market, History, People, Preston News
Keith Roberts
Keith Roberts who passed away in late September

The Hot Potato Tram returned back to the Flag Market today (Tuesday 13 October) in tribute to Keith Roberts.


The tram was reunited with Keith at 11am as the funeral cortège arrived.

Keith, who ran The Hot Potato Tram passed away in September from cancer at the age of 43.

The tram was hugely popular with Prestonians and hundreds of tributes flooded in after Keith’s death.

The Hot Potato Tram. Pic: Tony Worrall
The Hot Potato Tram. Pic: Tony Worrall

The father-of-four served famous spuds and parched peas from the tram.

Keith attended Corpus Christi R.C. High School and went onto follow his father who was Preston’s original ‘spud man’.

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