The three oldest streets in Preston are, Churchgate (now Church Street), Friargate and Fishergate. The latter has always been a thriving area for shoppers, places of entertainment and eventually the emergence […]10 years ago Preston Past: The Castle Hotel On Cheapside, Market Square.
Originally known as the Castle Inn and was built in 1623, the Castle Hotel was situated in Cheapside opposite the Market Square. It was very much a favourite hostelry in the […]10 years ago Preston in the Picture: The Workhouse Hospital
The last week or so has been a busy one from a photography point of view. A few ‘urban portraits’ sorted and posted on my web site, then we had […]10 years ago Preston in the Picture: Miller Arcade
Miller Arcade is an architectural gem in the centre of Preston. The building was constructed in 1899 and it is modelled on the larger Burlington Arcade in London. When it […]10 years ago Most Discussed