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News and information about the Friargate area of Preston, Lancashire. Friargate is a key corridor between the city centre and the university campus, home to many shops and a growing amount of student flats.

Preston city centre to display Jubilee-themed illuminations this weekend

An array of Jubilee-themed lights and decorations will this weekend illuminate Preston city centre until the end of June. From 25 March, residents will enjoy red, blue and white lighting […]

5 months ago
Ringway roadworks update given by Lancashire County Council

Representatives including Cllr Riggott and Phil Durnell from the county council and Claire Lowe from UCLan visited the Ringway site The main partners of a £14.7m scheme to regenerate Preston city centre in line with other modern cities visited the site this week to see how work is progressing. The […]

5 months ago
Meet & Make in Preston with Zine making session this Saturday

As part of the new Market Street Social area of Preston there is a courtyard surrounded by artisan makers and creative studios. Situated just behind PLAU, off Friargate Brow, a […]

5 months ago
Friargate tap room planned by Chain House Brewing Company

Chain House Brewing Co A planning application has been submitted for Chain House Brewery Co to open its very own brewery tap room in Preston City Centre. There are plans to change the use […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Friargate pop up bar transformed into new cultural venue

Items from from brunch menu Once Was Lost is a new cafe, bar, lifestyle shop, and wine and beer store located in what was Market Street Social. The venue off Friargate also features retail space […]

6 months ago
Former Shawes Arms pub up for sale as owners Coco’s Soul Food left ‘financially stranded’

Former Shawes Arms Pic: North West Homes The former Shawes Arms pub in London Road is up for sale. The property was bought by the owners of popular Friargate eatery Coco’s Soul Food in 2019, but they […]

6 months ago
Step back in time and explore some of Preston’s oldest pubs

We’re stepping back in time to take a look at some of central Preston’s oldest and most traditional pubs in a mini heritage pub trail. Local historian and author, Stephen […]

6 months ago
‘We are gutted’ – plans for Bier Box Preston refused

2-4 Adelphi Street Pic: Google Plans to transform a former bank in the Adelphi Quarter into a bierhaus have been refused due to concerns about noise. The owners of Bamber Bridge micro pub Beer Box […]

8 months ago
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