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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.

City centre office block could become ten-storey apartment complex

Victoria House could become city centre apartments for hundreds of residents A former office block could become city centre apartments overlooking the Bus Station, Flag Market and beyond. Victoria House on Ormskirk Road is owned by Manchester-based developers Mayfair. They are […]

5 years ago
Bluestreak Arts to perform show dedicated to Harris architect James Hibbert

The cast of Visio The archives of the Harris Museum will be turned into a new play by a leading Preston arts group. Bluestreak Arts will be presenting Visio, a new outdoor show which […]

5 years ago
Pictured: First glimpse of restored Preston Cenotaph

Preston's Cenotaph has been undergoing a facelift Work has been taking place to restore Preston’s Cenotaph. Paul Melling was up on the Harris Flights and snapped this photo of the scaffolding taken away and the base of […]

5 years ago
Cosmo Restaurants to bring multi-cuisine buffet to city centre

A new restaurant is set to open on one of the city’s main streets by the end of the year. Cosmo Restaurants are currently refitting 127-129 on Church Street with […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: World of dance takes over the Harris Flights

Phil Kaila, a World Champion Salsa dancer entertained the crowds on the Harris Flights this weekend with a lively celebration of ‘World Dance’. Phil, who runs dance classes in the North […]

5 years ago
Official Presentation of the Guild Time Capsule

At 11.50am on Saturday 24th August, the Mayor of Preston, Councillor Veronica Afrin, was in attendance at the Harris Flights to officially present the Guild prototype Time Capsule to the […]

5 years ago
In pictures: Harris Flights enjoys arts performances on second weekend

A second weekend of events at the Harris Flights has been taking place. The temporary steps, leading from the Flag Market to the Harris Museum, are playing host to a […]

5 years ago
Council appoints heritage guru to help win Winckley Square funding

winckley square A heritage project has a new man to lead it after Preston City Council appointed Paul Crowther. The city council are attempting to secure almost £1 million to put towards […]

5 years ago
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