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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.

In pictures: Inside the former St Joseph’s Orphanage and Mount Street Hospital

These photos show a unique glimpse inside one of Preston’s most notorious abandoned buildings. St Joseph’s Orphanage or Mount Street Hospital in the city centre stands empty awaiting potential conversion […]

8 years ago
Finalists announced in the Alive After Five Awards celebrating city centre nightlife

warehouse saturdays Preston’s nightlife and those who make it one of the best in the UK are set to be rewarded. The Alive After Five hospitality awards have seen thousands of Prestonians […]

8 years ago
Bus services to be affected as Adelphi roundabout roadworks begin from mid-October

Friargate is seen as the second street of the city by many after Fishergate Preston Bus have warned of disruption to services as roadworks begin on the Adelphi roundabout and Friargate. Work starts on installing a new pedestrian crossing from Monday 14 October and […]

8 years ago
Mix your own cocktail Masterclass at Forum

A little Preston gem, Forum is one of the best cocktail bars in town. It also serves great food. Now they want to teach you how to mix your drinks. […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Popular Preston lunchtime eatery closes without warning

The Doof Food Company which had an outlet on Market Street in Preston has mysteriously closed. We have been unable to contact the owners by telephone or by email. Their […]

8 years ago
Preston Pride: Flag Market full of colour for LGBT celebration

The Queen even made an appearance at Preston Pride Crowds were out in force on Saturday to celebrate Preston Pride on the Flag Market in the late September sunshine. The front of the Harris Museum looked resplendent with its […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Run Preston sees 10k and 5k race return to city streets for tenth year

On Sunday, the Run Preston event returned to the city and once again people turned out in force for this popular event. Three courses had been set up around the […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Photos of Preston Bus Station as a listed building

On Monday the Bus Station was confirmed as a grade II listed building, so we sent Paul Melling down to get some new photos of the building. Well, it hasn’t […]

8 years ago
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