Michael Brooks memorial bench unveiled in Avenham Park

Posted on - 12th February, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, Parks, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Michael Brooks

A memorial bench for Michael Brooks has been put in place in Avenham park.


Michael Brooks was tragically found in the River Ribble in Penwortham three years ago after a three week search from all emergency services to find him.

Following the three year anniversary since Michael passed away, the memorial bench has been revealed in one his favourite parks to honour his memory.

The memorial bench is in Avenham Park

Councillor Robert Boswell, Cabinet member for environment and community safety, said: “It is our honour to provide memorial opportunities through commemorative benches in our well-loved parks, as a way for family and friends to remember their loved ones in a beautiful setting.

“As requested by his family, a memorial plaque for Michael was installed on a bench in Avenham and Miller parks last week. Our deepest condolences go out to Michael’s family and friends at this sad and difficult time and we hope that this memorial will offer comfort to them.”

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Michael’s family continue to look for answers that might help them figure out what happened on his last day. Anyone with information should contact the police

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