Preston Bus Station

The latest news on Preston’s Bus Station. The grade-II listed building was threatened with demolition but after being listed in 2013 it has been undergoing a major renovation project.

Main building phase starts at Preston’s Animate entertainment and leisure complex

L-R: Chris Blackburn PCC, Peter Thomas LCC, Anne-Marie Parkinson LEP, Matthew Friedmann Eric Wright Construction, John Chesworth Preston Partnership, Julie Palmer PCC, Karen Hirst Maple Grove Developments, Chris Hayward PCC, Cllr Matthew Brown PCC, Adrian Philips PCC, Andrew Dewhurst Maple Grove Developments, Nick Hague Maple Grove Developments Key partners behind the £45m Animate leisure and entertainment complex in Preston city centre have met on site to mark the start of the main construction phase. Eric Wright Construction […]

1 year ago
Bus fares in Preston capped at £2 until March

Preston Bus at Preston Bus Station Bus fares in Preston will be capped at £2 for the next three months. All main Lancashire bus operators are taking part in a Department for Transport scheme offering the […]

1 year ago
Preston then and now, aerial images from the 1950s and 60s show massive changes

Preston Docks in 1952 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Over the years many aerial images have been taken of Preston. Here we take at look at the changes wrought by time by comparing modern aerial images with ones from the […]

2 years ago
Preston Bus to increase frequency of 19 and 23 service

Preston Bus at Preston Bus Station Preston Bus will be changing some of its services to improve overall service reliability and to operate punctually, by extending journey times at busy times of the day. The bus […]

2 years ago
Lancashire Encounter festival attracts 30,000 visitors to Preston city centre

A dazzling torchlight procession led by Spark! Pic: @gazcook An explosion of lights, colour and culture hit Preston as a three-day festival brought an estimated 30,000 people to the county. Lancashire Encounter celebrated life through dance, music, theatre and […]

2 years ago
Two more Changing Places toilets could be coming to Preston

One of the Changing Places facilities will be at the Moor Park pavilion Pic: Tony Worrall The government has awarded Preston City Council a grant of £60,000 from the Changing Places Fund, to assist with installing two changing places facilities that meet the needs of severely […]

2 years ago
Preston in the pivotal 1960s, colour postcards

John “Jack” Shaw in 1970 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Postcards first became popular in the Edwardian era and continued on into the 1960s, when skirts were short and wages high. Much new building occurred in Preston in the 1960s, […]

2 years ago
Preston’s World Suicide Prevention Day event cancelled

Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s event to mark World Suicide Prevention Day has been cancelled. Preston Wellfest tweeted the news, saying: “Due to the Queen’s passing Preston City Council has, due to protocol, cancelled […]

2 years ago
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