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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.

Preston Bus Station: Listing decision due early next week

The Bus Station and car park are in the brutalist style of architecture, popular in the 1960s A decision on whether to list Preston’s iconic Bus Station will be revealed next week, according to a Lancashire MP. Ben Wallace, who represents Wyre and Preston North, tweeted to […]

7 years ago
The mystery of Avenham and Miller Park’s boulders

A boulder in Miller Park The mystery of Preston’s boulder stones is being investigated. Local history magazine The Preston Magazine has launched an appeal to find out about the stones in Avenham and Miller Park. […]

7 years ago
Should the Harris Museum and Art Gallery have ever had steps?

The editor of BlogPreston, Ed Walker, recently asked me “Should the Harris have had steps?” This is a perfectly reasonable question in light of the Harris Flights which is a […]

7 years ago
Major roadworks underway on Fishergate

We reported back in August that a major project to make Preston’s main shopping street more pedestrian-friendly would lead to road closures and we warned motorists to expect disruption until […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire crews tackle blaze at Linton Street home

The roof of the Linton Street home has been destroyed Fire crews have been called to a house fire on Linton Street. They received the call around 3.23pm and five fire engines were deployed to the scene. Preston station manager […]

7 years ago
Top things to do in and around Preston: Covering Wednesday 4 September – Tuesday 10 September

Time for our weekly look at some top things to do in and around Preston for the week ahead. We’re publishing this on a Wednesday lunchtime so it previews the […]

7 years ago
Review: A Performance Of Visio At The Harris Flights

On Monday evening 2nd September 2013, BlueStreak Arts in collaboration with Bordello Theatre gave a superb performance of a production called Visio. It was staged at the Harris Flights in […]

7 years ago
Wetherspoons lodges plans to convert former TSB Bank into pub

Formerly The Savings Bank on Church Street, it could become a new pub The former TSB Bank on Church Street could be re-opening as a Wetherspoons. Built in 1905 the bank has been closed since late 2004 and is listed. Wetherspoons, one of […]

7 years ago
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