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Friargate

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.

Review: Going coconuts for this Preston Thai takeaway

Green chicken curry Next up in Blog Preston’s new series of reviews – Best and Worst Preston Takeaways According to Just Eat – is the five star rated restaurant and takeaway A Taste […]

1 year ago
Underground electronic music venue opening in Friargate

The industrial-style interior of In:Libra A new nightclub is set to bring underground electronic music, world-famous DJs, and a no phones policy to Friargate. In:Libra is the latest venture for Serena Baxter and Paul Harrison, […]

1 year ago
Upcoming road changes as UCLan Masterplan moves into next major phase

Aerial view of the Engineering Innovation Centre, Student Centre and highways Preston’s university has announced plans for the start of a key phase of its Masterplan highways scheme. UCLan, working in partnership with Lancashire County Council and contract partner Balfour Beatty, […]

1 year ago
Island Jamboree’s ‘Masquerade Massacre’ brings a spooky Caribbean vibe to Preston

Island Jamboree Get ready as Caribbean music is set to find it’s home in Preston. Island Jam will present an all new, Island Jamboree – Masquerade Massacre. There has been a shortage […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Winter-themed pop up bar coming to Friargate

A winter-themed pop up bar is coming to Preston.  The Winter Lodge is opening in what is due to become Uptown Pony Club on the corner of Friargate and Heatley […]

2 years ago
New hotel for Friargate is given the green light

The Caxton Hotel would be situated in Marsh Lane, just off Friargate A new nine-storey hotel for Friargate has been given the go-ahead. Derelict buildings between Corporation Street and Friargate are to be demolished to make way for The Caxton Hotel. The […]

2 years ago
Friargate gets a clean up thanks to committed businesses and volunteers

The top end of Friargate got a spruce up during a sunny Saturday. Organised by Bernice Marie Newton and the team at Townhouse Coffee and Brew Bar the Friargate clean […]

2 years ago
How Preston’s tallest residential building Lofthaus is now due to look

A view of Lofthaus from the Ringway Towering above the Ringway one of the most ambitious residential projects in Preston’s recent history has been given the green light. Lofthaus is expected to cost around £26million and become […]

2 years ago
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