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Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 1)

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 […]

7 years ago
Preston Past: An Area Known As Bamber’s Yard (Final Part)

The second and final installment from last week’s article involves the remainder of the Bamber’s Yard area. Immediately below is an aerial image showing the complete area including the remaining part for the conclusion of our […]

7 years ago
Preston Past: An Area Known As Bamber’s Yard

  Aerial View Of The Area With Annotated Street Names & Approximate Layout   Up to the mid 1960’s the area surrounded by Fishergate, Lune Street, Friargate and Market Place […]

8 years ago
Olympic torch to visit Preston in June – Full details here

Details of the Olympic Flame route have been released today, and the good news is that it’ll be taking a trip through Preston. Around 8,000 people in the UK have […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New vintage shop opens on Friargate

Chic shoppers are over the moon at the arrival of a new antique clothes store on Friargate. After a petition failed to save the old Oxfam vintage shop on the […]

9 years ago
North South divide hits shopkeepers where it hurts

empty shops Shopkeepers fear that the current dip in sales could mean the death of the high street as the north south divide grows ever bigger. Figures released by the Local Data […]

9 years ago
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