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Refurbished BMW car dealership opens in Preston

Current Bowker BMW showroom Preston’s premier BMW car dealership celebrates a £1 million refurbishment at its Dockside showroom. Bowker BMW has recently completed a refurbishment and expansion of its showroom following a two-phase development. […]

5 years ago
Mystery of the missing Preston Dock door handles

A recent Facebook discussion raised concern when it was discovered the ornate brass door handles of a Preston building went missing. The marvelous gold looking boat shaped handles, seen above, […]

5 years ago
Nelson Buoy uncovered as sewer works end

The end of the £119m United Utilities sewer tunnel network under Preston finally nears completion. The seemingly endless frustration of roadworks in and around Preston Docks is almost over. A […]

5 years ago
The Preston Docks of the future: Students unveil their big ideas for the Docklands

A student with the scale model of Preston Docks An underwater casino, a sustainable fish farm and a tree top walk are just some of the ideas for Preston’s Docklands put forward by students at UCLan. Architecture students have […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Photo Digest 31/01/12

Here are this week’s offerings for the Preston Photo Digest, collecting the best photographs of Preston on a weekly basis. All of these images have been compiled from the Preston Flickr Group, […]

8 years ago
A Harley Davidson-riding vicar, young carers, and Preston in the 80s (Video)

Just browsed some YouTube footage over the last day and found some interesting and amusing clips that have been posted about Preston. The first is this Harley Davidson-riding vicar, who […]

8 years ago
Preston dock crane driver Richard Taylor

After the posting of photos and videos of Preston Docks on the web, I wanted to speak to someone who had worked there during its heyday – and one man […]

10 years ago
Glimpse of Preston’s old docks

Photos and videos posted on the web have revealed what Preston’s old working docks were like in their heyday.

10 years ago
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