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Preston Docks Swing Bridge to close for maintenance works

The Swing Bridge at Preston Docks will close next week for three days for maintenance works. The bridge will close from 9am on Wednesday 23 March to 3pm on Friday […]

3 months ago
Watch as M55 bridge demolished for Preston Western Distributor works

The Preston Western Distributor works saw the M55 closed whilst the demolition of the Becconsall footbridge over the motorway was completed recently. The bridge was demolished successfully. Read more: Preston […]

5 months ago
Repairs at the Old Tram Bridge complete

We reported back in May that work was continuing to shore up the Old Tram Bridge. The footbridge, which crosses the River Ribble into Avenham Park, had scaffolding up for […]

8 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Bridge over the Ribble

bridge over the ribble There are a few bridges over the River Ribble in Preston but the bridge at Brockholes, close to the Tickled Trout Hotel must be the busiest. At one time many […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston in the Picture: Friendly Engines

ribble steam railway friendly engine Last weekend was a ‘friendly engines’ weekend down at the Ribble Steam Railway museum in Preston. Now I’ve got to admit, I’ve never actually got around to visiting the museum […]

10 years ago
Preston in the Picture: The Train now Arriving…

train arriving in Preston I have a funny feeling this train was actually leaving Preston Station but that didn’t really work as a title! Having spent about half an hour on the old East […]

10 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Old Penwortham Bridge

penwortham bridge This week’s picture is of the Old Penwortham Bridge which was originally built in 1759. Even today, the bridge retains the character of a bygone era with its distinctive cobblestones. […]

10 years ago
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