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Property developer behind Preston’s old Post Office hotel The Shankly declared bankrupt

Lawrence Kenwright in front of The Shankly The developer who promised to breathe new life into the former Post Office building in Preston city centre has been declared bankrupt. Lawrence Kenwright, who was behind the ill-fated Shankly […]

4 months ago
Shankly Hotel administrators give update on former Post Office building progress

Scaffolding at the Shankly Pic: Tony Worrall Interest has been expressed from potential purchasers of the unfinished Shankly Hotel in Preston city centre – but problems with its “fire strategy” could be putting them off. That is […]

8 months ago
Preston’s historic sites today, what to see and some new developments

The former Post office, undergoing development Pic: Geoff Whittaker Preston has a long history and there are many historic places and buildings to visit in all seasons. Preston is blessed with many lovely green spaces including parks and gardens. […]

9 months ago
Shankly Hotel bedroom numbers question mark

Work has stalled on the renovation of the Old Post Office to become a luxury hotel Pic: Tony Worrall A question mark hangs over how many bedrooms Preston’s perpetually-delayed Shankly Hotel will have once it finally opens in the city centre. When the vision for the former main Post […]

9 months ago
Buyer needed for planned Shankly Preston as work stalls again after administration

The Shankly Hotel will open in the former Post Office building Pic: Tony Worrall A buyer is being sought for the Shankly Preston as financial difficulties mean work has yet again stalled at the former post office on the Flag Market. Signature Living Preston […]

2 years ago
Work resumes on the Shankly Hotel

The crane at the Shankly Preston Pic: Stephen Geraghty Work has resumed on the Shankly Hotel in Preston city centre. Over the past few days a crane has appeared at the site between Market Street and Birley Street. Progress […]

4 years ago
Uncertainty surrounds Shankly Hotel opening in Preston’s old post office building

The Shankly Hotel The opening of the Shankly Hotel looks to be delayed again. Blog Preston reported in June that the redevelopment of the former Post Office on the Flag Market had slipped behind schedule, […]

5 years ago
A look inside the Shankly Hotel as opening slips to the Autumn

Interior of the Shankly which reportedly has weddings already booked in for later this year Pic: Chris Darley A sneak peek inside a new Preston city centre hotel shows what the Shankly may end up looking like. Signature Living group, who are behind the hotel, opened the doors […]

5 years ago
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