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Revealed: How much Simon Rigby owes Preston City Council in unpaid business rates

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall How much Simon Rigby’s collective firms owe Preston City Council in unpaid business rates can be revealed. Mr Rigby placed Preston Guild Hall into administration in June after the venue […]

2 years ago
Simon Rigby to appear in court for bankruptcy hearing

Simon Rigby Simon Rigby is to appear in court for a bankruptcy hearing next month. Preston City Council has confirmed it, and other creditors, may join a claim initiated by Clifton Quality […]

2 years ago
Preston Guild Hall’s rebirth through to slow implosion under Simon Rigby – a timeline of events

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall As the dust settles on a dramatic week in the history of Preston’s main venue we look back at the events which led us here. The Guild Hall, built in […]

2 years ago
Simon Rigby responds as Preston City Council take control of Preston Guild Hall

Simon Rigby says he will be taking legal advice after being stripped of ownership of Preston Guild Hall. Preston City Council used a special urgency decision to take back the […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Guild Hall goes back into council ownership

The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Paul Melling Simon Rigby has been stripped of ownership of Preston Guild Hall. Preston City Council has stepped in to take on the building and venue after saying there had been ‘significant […]

2 years ago
Chinese restaurant to open on Preston Guild Hall’s ground floor

The former restaurant in Lancaster Road has stood empty since before Christmas Pic: Tony Worrall A new Chinese restaurant looks set to be open in the ground floor of Preston Guild Hall. Mr Lam has moved from its spot in Fishergate, next to Baluga bar, […]

2 years ago
UCLan confirms where its July graduations will now be held

The Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre Pic: Tony Worrall An alternative venue has been confirmed for the University of Central Lancashire graduation ceremonies. Preston Guild Hall has hosted the university’s graduates, parents and staff for decades. But with Simon […]

2 years ago
Preston Guild Hall negotiations for new operator update given as administrators begin process

Simon Rigby took on the Guild Hall in 2014 Pic: Tony Worrall Simon Rigby has revealed he wants to buy the leasehold back from his administrators for the Guild Hall. Beverley Ellice Budsworth of The Business Debt Advisor were called in to […]

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