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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.

Review: The Harris Open Exhibition 2013

Preston’s art lovers were out in force last night for the launch of The Harris Museum’s annual showcase of local artistic talent. Preston’s Mayor, Councillor Veronica Afrin, was on hand […]

8 years ago
Preston’s Lancashire Archives, a wonderful resource of historic research

Inside the Archives on Bow Lane Have you ever wondered about an historic building or the old docks in Preston or even one of Preston’s great characters from the past? Then look no further than the […]

8 years ago
Your city centre questions answered: Our experts give an idea of how Preston could develop

As the city council pushes ahead with its plans for Preston city centre, we gave you the chance to ask the experts. We invited readers to ask questions to two […]

8 years ago
Cliff Street to be closed for two weeks to tackle flood risk

A view of a drain under Preston Urgent repair work is to be carried out on a Preston road to prevent flooding. Cliff Street, off West Cliff, as you head down towards Avenham Park, has a natural […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal for information as graffiti sprayed across Plungington for months

Police are appealing for information to catch a man wanted for graffiti across the Plungington area of Preston. Since January this year graffiti has appeared on a Preston shop and […]

8 years ago
Old Post Office building to become walk-in centre for Preston partygoers

Old Post Office building, behind the Cenotaph, will be a walk-in centre Partygoers in Preston during the festive party season will be treated in the city centre. The former Post Office building on Birley Street is being turned into a temporary accident […]

8 years ago
Opinion: So now the Bus Station sits at the heart of Preston’s future?

The last 12 months has seen the Bus Station's future completely transformed They say a week is a long time in politics, well try a year. This time last year we were gearing up for a decision on whether the Bus Station […]

8 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Plan to change ownership from Town Hall to County Hall approved

The transfer of Preston Bus Station from Preston City Council to Lancashire County Council is nearly complete. The city council’s cabinet met this evening to rubber-stamp proposals to sell the […]

8 years ago
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