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Show off your heritage: English Heritage report says Preston should be proud

The Miller Arcade is singled out as being impressive but isolated A new report by English Heritage say the city is not making the most of its 20th century history and heritage. Preston Bus Station was the main focus of the […]

5 years ago
City Centre Cafe Closes

The popular lunchtime Voi Cafe in Preston, with the tag line “Where fashion meets fine dining,” looks like it has put up its ‘closed’ sign for the last time. The Voi […]

7 years 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 […]

7 years ago
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 […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

7 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 2)

Fishergate c.1898 Compare the above image of Fishergate around 1898 with the Fishergate 1952 below. It is interesting to note how much changed in only 50 years or so. Both images show the Gilbert Scott Town Hall, […]

7 years ago
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
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