Preston buildings & attractions

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

Preston Bus Station: Architects and artists appeal to Lancashire County Council to save the building

preston bus station Leading figures from Preston’s arts and architecture scene have made a direct appeal to Lancashire County Council to save Preston’s Bus Station. A letter sent to every county councillor says […]

9 years ago
Preston Bus Station featured in 1001 buildings to see before you die book

preston bus station Notre Dame Cathedral, Berlin’s Reitchstag and err Preston Bus Station? A new book detailing 1001 buildings to see before you die has put the under-threat bus station as a work […]

9 years ago
Anyone for table tennis in Moor Park? Council submit plans for tables in play area

moor park Visitors to Moor Park could soon be able to enjoy a game of table tennis. Preston City Council is applying for permission to set up tables for the game. The […]

9 years ago
Review: Journey to the End of the World at Preston Bus Station

The audience watch on during the performance inside the Bus Station Last night I witnessed the end of the world at Preston bus station, and as you’d expect, it was epic! The threatened Preston landmark played host to a sold out […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Bus Station: Councillors nod through rejection of Simon Rigby bid

bus station view The future of Preston Bus Station still hangs on a knife-edge after councillors voted to reject a bid to keep it from local businessmen. Simon Rigby’s offer to buy the […]

9 years ago
Opinion: Why we’re battling to improve the parks of Sharoe Green

Unloved: Residents want to see the Levensgarth Park in Sharoe Green improved Nobody needs reminding of the effects on local services and infrastructure of the current economic climate. Nor are we blind to the outcomes that large budget reductions and a lack […]

9 years ago
Battle for Preston Bus Station features on BBC Culture Show

Preston Bus Station is now a listed building, but the Town Hall coffers have to support it The battle to save the Preston Bus Station has been featured on the BBC Culture Show. The programme, a special on heritage and buildings, asked “is it a jewel or […]

9 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Councillors recommended to reject Simon Rigby offer

The city council look set to reject an offer from a consortium of local businessmen led by Simon Rigby to buy and redevelop the Bus Station. Papers submitted to the […]

9 years ago
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