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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 Odeon cinema

The former cinema theatre Remember the former Odeon cinema? Well, these photos show what it’s like now. The cinemas has been left to rot but there are still glimpses of happier times. Urban explorer […]

8 years ago
Entertainment night at Korova to raise money for mental health research

Spoken word will be just some of the entertainment on offer A city centre arts cafe and bar is hosting a night of entertainment for charity. Rethink at the Korova bar on St Wilfrid Street raises money puts funds towards research […]

8 years ago
Short film about Preston Bus Station to be premièred at The Continental

Preston Bus Station is now a listed building, but the Town Hall coffers have to support it A film celebrating the architecture and people of Preston Bus Station will be premièred later this month. 56,000 – a short film about the grade II listed building – takes […]

8 years ago
Ask the planners: How do you solve a problem like Preston City Centre?

The Shelf-Life plan proposes a very different use for the top of Avenham car park There have been some big changes in recent years to how the centre of Preston was supposed to develop. After the collapse of the Tithebarn development, which would have seen […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures and video: Remembrance Day service held on Flag Market and Cenotaph

Military personnel parade past the public on the Flag Market Hundreds gathered to give thanks for those who have fallen in conflict at the annual Remembrance Day service in Preston Members of the Armed Forces past and present joined civic dignitaries […]

8 years ago
People, near and far, using Facebook to exchange their past experiences in Preston

Having a thirst for all things Preston I stumbled upon a Facebook group which has the very unusual title of ‘You know you’re from Preston when….’. Having joined the group, […]

8 years ago
Talk at Harris Museum to discuss the importance of objects

A talk is taking place at the Harris Museum on Saturday to discuss the importance of the objects we all keep. Local artist Jeni McConnell will lead the discussion about […]

8 years ago
Golden Cross Hotel’s upper floors could become new city centre flats

The Golden Cross dates back to Victorian times A city centre pub is set to offer accommodation once more. Nine flats could be added above The Golden Cross Hotel on Lancaster Road. Owners TTS Real Estates Limited have […]

8 years ago
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