The Hot Potato tram will be returning Monday 2 November at 11am.Advertisement
The tram sadly had to close due to former owner Keith Roberts passing away in September due to cancer, he was only 43.
The tram was hugely popular with Prestonians and hundreds of tributes flooded in after Keith’s death.
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Under new management, the tram will be returning next month ran by Keith’s close friend Tony Nelson.
Tony said: “It’s an exciting venture.
“I’ll put all my energy into it and try to serve the people of Preston as well as Keith and his family.
“The enterprise will be a memorial to Keith, to his popularity and the simple, hearty fare for which he was known.”
Keith had given Tony’s daughter and son, Brittany and Jake, their first part-time jobs.
The father and son tradition will be continued as Tony and his son take over the business.
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Tony intends to expand the menu and is thinking of adding hot traditional homemade soups, breakfasts, hot and cold drinks as well as keeping old favourites of parched peas and hot potatoes.
The tram will be in its usual spot on the Flag Market next to the Cenotaph after nine months of closure.
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