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Edmund Robert Harris, Preston’s enigma, benefactor and philanthropist

Edmund Robert Harris Pic: The Harris Perhaps the best known Prestonian is Edmund Robert Harris. He was born in 1804 and died in 1877, a wealthy man who bequeathed his massive fortune to the town. Edmund […]

3 months ago
New apartments plan for Preston City Centre

7-8 Chapel Street Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted to change the use of 7-8 Chapel Street in Preston city centre. There are proposed plans to convert the former Brabners solicitors building from […]

5 months ago
Preston City Centre roads reopen as lockdown restrictions ease

Covid signs and road blocks at the top end of Chapel Street off Fishergate Pic: Blog Preston The Covid-19 road closures in Preston City Centre have ended. Lune Street and Chapel Street have reopened at their Fishergate end junctions, in line with the easing of lockdown restrictions. […]

11 months ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 5)

Fishergate c.1901 ¬†This week we take the final¬†part of our journey along the south side of Fishergate looking at the buildings, shops and alleyways going in a westerly direction. Looking at the […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 4)

¬†In this weeks Preston Past¬†we¬†continue with¬†the changing views over 100 years along the south side of Fishergate in a westerly direction. In¬†the above splendid¬†image of Fishergate in 1902, we can […]

10 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 3)

¬†In this weeks Preston Past¬†we take a look at the south side of Fishergate from where it¬†meets with Church Street and continues in a westerly direction. At the junction of […]

10 years ago
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