Preston buildings & attractions

Key places and buildings in Preston which are regularly in the news

Preston church plans to convert part of its building into a retail and storage facility

The Potters House pic: Google Maps The Potters House church off Garstang Road has plans to convert part of its building into a retail and self-storage facility. The planning application for a change of use of […]

8 hours ago
Old Tram Bridge secures spot in Preston City Council’s ‘Levelling Up’ bid

The Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Old Tram Bridge has secured a spot in Preston and South Ribble’s £50m ‘Levelling Up’ bid that may see the building of a replacement foot and cycle bridge if successful. […]

4 days ago
Ribbleton’s Grange Park community centre is reopening

The Grange Park community centre reopened last month to offer residents a space for small ‘cultivations and growing’. The centre reopened in July, with an official opening ceremony scheduled for […]

5 days ago
Petition launched against takeaway near Deepdale football ground

Takeaway by Preston North End Pic: Google A petition has been launched objecting to the reintroduction of a hot food takeaway near Preston North End‘s stadium in Deepdale. The former ‘refreshments hut’ used to operate on match […]

7 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble plans within £50m ‘Levelling Up’ bid

Preston and South Ribble have launched bids for the Levelling Up Fund as part of a county council request seeking £50m for ‘exciting projects’. Preston City Council’s bid focuses on two […]

1 week ago
Preston’s Dick, Kerr Ladies honoured in new rail firm postcards

Two rail firms have launched a postcard series as part of an ongoing project honouring the legacy of the record-breaking women’s football team Dick, Kerr Ladies. The project, created by […]

1 week ago
Preston Markets to offer prizes for new website launch

Preston Market Market Hall Lisa Brown Photography Preston Markets will give away gift cards and rugby tickets when it launches a new website this month. Social media followers could win Preston Gift Cards and a family ticket […]

1 week ago
Preston parks awarded Green Flag status

The Japanese Garden within Avenham park, Preston. Pic: Preston Council Preston City Council has received a Green Flag Award for Avenham and Miller Parks, Ashton Park, Fishwick Bottoms, Haslam Park, Moor Park and Winckley Square Gardens. Since the Covid-19 pandemic […]

2 weeks ago
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