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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

Watch as BLOCK opens Lancashire Encounter Festival

The acrobatics begin in Winckley Square Pic: Tom Costello The acrobatics begin in Winckley Square Pic: Tom Costello Preston’s Georgian Square was bouncing with some very modern sounds during Friday evening. BLOCK, a performance by Motionhouse and NoFit State […]

3 years ago
Where you can explore with Heritage Open Days 2018 in Preston

The Old Post Office is becoming the Shankly Hotel, and you can go for a look round Pic: Tony Worrall The Old Post Office is becoming the Shankly Hotel, and you can go for a look round Pic: Tony Worrall Heritage Open Days return to Preston and there’s 28 different […]

3 years ago
Preston parade route confirmed for Lancashire Encounter Festival

One of the art installations wheeling around the city at a previous Lancashire Encounter Jazz funk, puppets and a papier-mache donkey will be dancing through the streets of Preston in […]

3 years ago
How you can explore Winckley Square inside out

Winckley Square Pic: Gareth Edwards   Winckley Square Pic: Gareth Edwards Guided walks are taking place around Winckley Square in August, with the chance to glimpse inside some of the grand houses located there. Organised […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest dates for Winckley Square history walking tours

Winckley Square in 1863, on the western boundary looking south Winckley Square in the sunshine Pic: Chris Delaney More guided heritage walks are taking place around Winckley Square in July. Led by one of the Friends of Winckley Square, the walks have […]

4 years ago
Moor Park gains Green Flag status to notch up seven top parks in Preston

Moor Park has seen a major change in fortunes Pic: Gary Bond Moor Park has seen a major change in fortunes Pic: Gary Bond Another of Preston’s parks has gained Green Flag status to recognise it as one of the country’s best […]

4 years ago
Sun seekers leave litter across Preston’s parks and squares

Winckley Square on Wednesday evening - with litter scattered Winckley Square on Wednesday evening – with litter scattered Preston’s heatwave has seen many people enjoying eating and drinking al-fresco in the city’s parks and public squares. But for the […]

4 years ago
Lune Street and other roads to keep conservation area status

Lune Street is classed as part of the Winckley Square Conservation Area Pic: 70023venus2009 Lune Street is classed as part of the Winckley Square Conservation Area Pic: 70023venus2009 Lune Street and its surrounding roads are set to retain their special conservation status. Preston City […]

4 years ago
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