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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.

Update on Plau bar and new opening date given

Plau bar in Friargate What will be the main bar area as you walk into Plau bar Pic: Blog Preston Set over four floors it’s been a long-time coming for gin fans in Preston. […]

1 month ago
Charcoal grill restaurant opens on Friargate

Triggo's burgers Triggo’s burgers A family-run grill restaurant is the latest addition to the Friargate food scene. Triggo’s was opened in March by local brothers, Mohammad Tariq and Anas Rehman. The menu includes […]

3 months ago
British Heart Foundation shop prepares to reopen in Friargate

Inside the new look British Heart Foundation shop Inside the new look British Heart Foundation shop A charity furniture shop in one of Preston’s main streets is to reopen after a major refurbishment. The British Heart Foundation in […]

4 months ago
Korean BBQ restaurant comes to Preston

Azuma on Friargate. Pic: Tony Worrall Azuma on Friargate. Pic: Tony Worrall Korean BBQ is the latest cuisine to join the worldwide flavours available in Friargate. Azuma is a Cantonese restaurant serving up Szechaun dishes from […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement This could soon be Preston’s second-tallest building

One of the balconies at the new Lofthaus flats How the new student skyscraper could look Preston’s city skyline could soon include a major new addition – with its second-tallest building. A 20-storey block of student flats could be […]

6 months ago
Dog and Partridge pub is reopening under new landlord

The Dog and Partridge had closed temporarily while a new owner was found Pic: 70023venus2009 The Dog and Partridge had closed temporarily while a new owner was found Pic: 70023venus2009 An iconic Friargate pub is to reopen its doors as a new landlord has taken […]

6 months ago
Take a look inside the new Placebo Bar

The new Placebo Bar and Club. Pic: Kyle Mcloughlin Placebo Bar and Club officially opened in place of the former Macs Bar earlier last month. With new management, a new […]

7 months ago
A famous Preston pub is closing its doors

Inside the refurbished Dog and Partridge Inside the refurbished Dog and Partridge One of Preston’s famous pubs is closing its doors for good. The Dog and Partridge in Friargate, owned by Pub Punch company, will not […]

7 months ago
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