Preston buildings & attractions

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

Park It events see more than 2,000 attend across Preston parks

moor park An event offering free activities for youngsters across the city during the school holidays has seen record take up. Park It saw more than 2,000 people attend throughout August as […]

7 years ago
Moor Park as it was and how it has changed over time

Following our recent report on the Moor Park restoration project we thought it might be interesting to take a look back at the park’s history.  Moor Park was originally known […]

7 years ago
Fishergate roadworks: Preston train station entrance to be closed for eight weeks

The front entrance to the train station is to be closed once work begins The latest stage of the Fishergate roadworks are due to continue down at the railway station. Preston Railway Station’s forecourt is set for work which will use the same materials […]

7 years ago
Moor Park restoration: What to expect when the heritage lottery cash is spent

Moor Park pavilion is the meeting point for the sporting events Councillors nodded through funding for a huge restoration project on Preston’s historic Moor Park. The grade II listed park, which is the largest in the city, has received £1.7m of […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Is Preston Bus Station one of the ugliest buildings in the world?

The Bus Station divides Prestonians, nearly 50/50 Preston’s divisive bus station has been singled out as one of Britain’s ugliest buildings. John Rentoul, writing on the Independent, has submitted it as his number one in a top […]

7 years ago
Friends of Haslam Park miss out on funding for new seats from fallen trees

A park group are half-way to securing the funding needed to turning fallen trees into new seats for Haslam Park. The Friends of Haslam Park have been applying to local […]

7 years ago
Moor Park restoration funding to be approved by city council

Moor Park is the largest park in the city Preston council are to be asked to approve funding for restoration work on the oldest park in the city. Moor Park has been awarded £1.7 million in lottery funding for […]

7 years ago
Dog wardens and volunteers on patrol in Fishwick and Moor Park

moor park Dog wardens and canine volunteers will be out meeting and greeting at two Preston parks this week. On Wednesday they will be at Fishwick Park from 12noon to 2pm. It […]

7 years ago
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