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Preston City Centre

The city centre includes the administrative and main shopping areas of the city. The city’s law courts are found here, police station, town hall and of course Preston Bus Station. The electoral ward is known as Town Centre despite the change to city status.

Roads remain closed after shots fired near London Road in Preston

Reports of a firearms discharge has caused road closures including Cranborne Street, London Road and Adelaide Street. Update: Latest on the shooting incident as London Road fully re-opens Preston Police […]

13 hours ago
New Winckley Square co-working office hub to open from April

A new co-working office space is due to open in April in Winckley Square. A new co-working office space is due to open in April in Winckley Square Pic: OneCoWork OneCoWork, the first UK premises for the firm which operates three similar spaces in […]

17 hours ago
Friargate pedestrianisation works in ‘final stages’ say Lancashire County Council

The Friargate North transformation is in it’s “final stages” according to Lancashire County Council. Changes include new paving, trees, cycle racks and benches. An exact finish date has not yet […]

2 days ago
Opinion: 2024 marks a foundational year for Preston city centre’s redevelopment

Preparation work on the new Youth Zone building site in Preston city centre Pic: Blog Preston This year appears to be a foundational year for the city. The regeneration of Preston and primarily the city centre has been a hot topic ever since we began Blog […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plans to turn neglected but historic HMO into restored, unique dwelling

Latham Street, Preston A bid has been launched to breathe new life into a derelict Preston bedsit, which forms part of a listed building in a historic area of the city. The property, […]

3 days ago
Mapped: How new Corporation Street and Friargate road layout is due to work

New bus gate on Corporation Street. Pic: Blog Preston A new Preston road layout has been revealed as the bus gate is due to open later this year. The Corporation Street stretch of bus-only road aims to increase bus […]

3 days ago
Review: Welcome a beautiful, bouncing kebabby at this Preston restaurant and takeaway

Greekouzina kebab This week my daughter GZ decided that she wanted something, “not heavy, not greasy, kind of more of a brunch thing, something that will fill me up but not too […]

3 days ago
Park Place apartment complex finished in former Winckley Square solicitors offices

The former solicitors office in Chapel Street are now home to high end apartments Pic: Branco Capital A former solicitors offices in Preston city centre has been converted into high-end apartments. Branco Capital say they have spent close to £1million refurbishing the Chapel Street premises, just off […]

4 days ago
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