fulwood barracks

Fulwood Barracks from the beginning: a short history

Fulwood Barracks engraving. The Main Entrance 1857 Fulwood Barracks in Preston was built upon a part of the site of the old race course over which the ancient Watling-street passed and was […]

4 years ago
Petition calls for Fulwood Barracks decision to be reversed

A family day at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Tony Worrall Hundreds of names have already been signed in a petition calling on the Ministry of Defence to scrap the decision to close Fulwood Barracks. On Monday night Preston learned decades of […]

4 years ago
Fulwood Barracks is to close and be sold off

Preston is no longer to be home to British troops in six years time. The city’s grade-II listed barracks in Fulwood is to be decommissioned. A report from the Ministry […]

4 years ago
Preston war veteran receives highest French honour for D-Day heroics

Robert arrives at the Barracks A Preston man has received the highest French honour for his bravery during the D-Day landings. Robert Hornby Barron, known to his friends as Bob, was awarded the Legion d’Honneur […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Spitfire to fly over Preston for Military Show at Barracks

The Spitfire will fly over the city centre A Spitfire is due to roar over Preston on Saturday afternoon. Preston Military Show is back at Fulwood Barracks after a two years break. Organisers say if the weather is […]

4 years ago
Preston Military Show returns to Fulwood Barracks

Military vehicles will be on show, and soldiers are to take part in a tug of war Preston’s Military Show is back at Fulwood Barracks complete with the massed bands ceremony. The Watling Street Road barracks are also to see the military training helicopter and several large […]

4 years ago
Vintage cars line up at Fulwood Barracks for lunchtime pit stop

Vintage cars line up outside the Infantry Museum Classic motor cars lined up to attention at Fulwood Barracks. More than 60 veteran and vintage cars belonging to the Lancashire Automobile Club parked up. Among the cars were an […]

4 years ago
Fulwood Barracks gym and new buildings plan set for approval

The original barracks building is due for refurbishment as part of the plans Fulwood Barracks looks set for expansion as more troops move in to Preston. Plans from the Ministry of Defence were submitted in August to build a new gym and store […]

5 years ago
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