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: Preston’s Christmas Lights revealed

A record breaking 14,700 people came to watch and support Preston on Saturday night as the annual Christmas lights were switched on. Fourteen very unique acts came along to support […]

8 years ago
Christmas grottos coming to St George’s Shopping Centre and Fishergate Shopping Centre

Christmas decorations in St George's Shopping Centre Preston’s shopping centres are preparing to do battle for your Christmas cash. St George’s Shopping Centre has unveiled its Christmas winter wonderland grotto, will host carol singing and is offering […]

8 years ago
Preston’s Christmas Lights switched on an hour late leaving some families forced to leave early

View from the switch on stage. Picture via BigTVLtd on Twitter. The Christmas Lights were turned on at 8.30pm on Saturday in Preston, an hour later than advertised. It left some families with young children forced to leave the entertainment early […]

8 years ago
Video: Watch Preston’s Christmas Lights get turned on

Preston Christmas Lights 2013 The countdown to the festive season has begun in Preston. More than 12,000 people turned out on the Flag Market, crowding down Market Place, Friargate and Fishergate to catch a […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Replay: Preston Christmas Lights Switch On

preston christmas lights Replay our live updates as the button was pressed for the Christmas Lights this year in Preston. Live music and entertainment took place from 5.30pm on the Flag Market. The […]

8 years ago
CCTV image of woman released after city centre stiletto attack

A CCTV image released by Lancashire Police showing the woman wanted in connection with the attack Police have released CCTV image of a woman they wish to speak in connection with an assault at a fast-food restaurant in the city. A student was hit in the […]

8 years ago
Arts installation to showcase the sun on Preston’s Victorian covered market

Preston’s covered market will see a light shone on it like never before. The Sun At Night is an art installation which combines science and a chance to see the […]

8 years ago
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
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