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Winckley Square

Winckley Square is a Georgian Square in the heart of Preston city centre, in recent years it has seen a major regeneration and upkeep scheme

New Preston city centre restaurant planned by We Don’t Give a Fork founder

A Preston restaurant owner is taking a step back from the burger joint he launched in 2017. Mark O’Rourke has announced he has sold the majority of We Don’t Give […]

3 years ago
Uber-cool cocktail bar Lonely People opens in Preston

The exterior of Lonely People An uber-cool bar inspired by the Berlin cocktail scene is now open in Winckley Street. Lonely People is the new venture for Serena Baxter and Paul Harrison, who together own […]

3 years ago
Mustaq Bhailok gives update on Garden Street block of flats plan

How the proposed apartment block in Garden Street could look The developer behind a proposal for a new block of flats off Winckley Square has said he did initially want to keep the building. Mustaq Bhailok, of Northern Estates Limited, […]

3 years ago
Medieval Day is coming to Winckley Square

A medieval army Pic: Garyuk31 Winckley Square is going to be transported back to a time before it existed this summer. Preston Medieval Fun Day takes place on Sunday 30 June. With free entry the […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New block of flats could tower down Winckley Square side street

How the proposed apartment block in Garden Street could look A former sports hall just off Winckley Square could be turned into flats. Garden Street has the former Cardinal Newman sports hall in it but plans in early 2018 were […]

3 years ago
Revival of Jazz in the Park sees event move to Winckley Square

A sunny day in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Jazz in the Park is returning to Preston after a 15 year hiatus. The event, which previously ran for five years in Avenham Park, is returning in 2019 with Winckley […]

3 years ago
Electric vehicle charging comes to Winckley Square

The electric vehicle charging spaces on Winckley Square Pic David Toase Electric vehicle charging points have been installed on Winckley Square. In a move that former residents of the Georgian square couldn’t have pictured in their wildest dreams, drivers will be […]

3 years ago
Big Lunch to take over Winckley Square this summer

Having fun at The Big Lunch Pic: Stephen Riley Preston’s green Georgian oasis will play host once again to the Big Lunch. Families, couples, individuals are all invited to pack a hamper and join for a picnic in the […]

3 years ago
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