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Finishing touches to be made to Winckley Square

The new seating area in the Square Pic: Jim Beattie A view of the new look Winckley Square which took most of 2016 to complete Pic: Tony Worrall The final¬†touches are due to be made to Winckley Square as its […]

5 years ago
Alternatives for how the Harris revamp could look

One view of how the Harris could look! One view of how the Harris could look! Instead of knocking a hole through the front of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery wall here’s some alternative ways the museum […]

5 years ago
‘Frankly shocking’ criticism of the Harris proposals in lottery bid

How the Harris Museum may look in future with an entrance direct from the Flag Market A heritage group has launched a stinging attack on Preston City Council’s plans for the grade-I listed Harris Museum and Art Gallery. The Victorian Society has written to the Heritage […]

5 years ago
Former Glover’s Court printing press conversion into offices is finished

The top floor retains some of the distinctive features of the printing press Another historic building in the centre of Preston has been given a new lease of life. A former printing press in Glover’s Court has been revamped thanks to a ¬£650,000 […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Historic book collections at the Harris at heart of lottery bid

Down a narrow flight of stairs and along a damp corridor there’s something Prestonians rarely get to see. The basement of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery is kept away […]

5 years ago
Harris project including ‘new entrance’ has huge lottery bid tabled

The Harris Museum faces a very different future Pic: Sonia Bashir Preston’s grade-I listed Harris Museum and Art Gallery has taken a next step in its multi-million pound future. First opened in 1893 the biggest revamp of the building ever planned […]

5 years ago
Completion of ¬£1.2m Winckley Square Gardens is a ‚Äėlandmark day‚Äô for Preston

¬£1.2m ‚Äėsympathetic restoration‚Äô of Winckley Square Gardens now complete Reopening hailed as a ‚Äėlandmark day for Preston city centre signalling an ‚Äėexciting future‚Äô Square reopened by Preston‚Äôs Mayor Coun John […]

5 years ago
This is how the Harris Museum may look in the future

How the Harris Museum may look in future with an entrance direct from the Flag Market The Harris Museum may never look the same again as bold new plans for the listed building have been unveiled. Ambitious plans costing ¬£15million are being submitted and the way […]

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