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.

The Preston Social: Next event to be a Tweetup taking over the Harris Flights

The Harris Flights are set to be taken over by Preston’s Twitter community on Tuesday 27 August. The Preston Social, a monthly digital meetup in the city, have arranged for […]

7 years ago
Avenham car park retains safety award and adds electric car parking spaces

Two charging points for electric cars have been installed at a Preston car park. Preston City Council has converted two spaces on the ground floor of the Avenham car park […]

7 years ago
Outdoor cinema planned for Harris Flights: Vote for the movie your want to see

An arts group are planning to show films on the new Harris Flights. They Eat Culture want residents to vote for what films they’d like to watch outdoors. One screening […]

7 years ago
In pictures: Harris Flights opened to the public

Temporary steps up from the Flag Market to the Harris Museum & Art Gallery have been officially opened. The One Voice Community Choir were on hand to serenade the arts […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fishergate roadworks: Road closures as Lancashire County Council begins pedestrian-friendly changes

An artists impression of how Fishergate could look in the future Major roadworks will begin on Fishergate on Monday. A major project to make Preston’s main shopping street more pedestrian-friendly will see £3.4 million put into it. Lancashire County Council has […]

7 years ago
Harris Flights opening to bring four weeks of unique art to Preston

One year on from the Preston Guild proclamation and the Harris steps will play host to a different kind of celebration. The Harris Flights officially open at 11am on Saturday […]

7 years ago
Police appeal as man wanted in connection with attempted Preston city centre fraud

The public are asked for any information relating to Christopher McKillop Police are appealing for help to trace a 33-year-old man wanted in connection with an attempted fraud in the city. Christopher McKillop is asked to contact Lancashire Police following an […]

7 years ago
In pictures: Harris Flights begin to take shape

Work has begun to temporarily transform the Flag Market and The Harris Museum with the installation of a supersized stairway. The aluminium framework has been installed and the whole structure […]

7 years ago
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