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 […]3 months 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 […]3 months ago Preston Guild Hall goes back into council ownership
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 […]3 months ago Chinese restaurant to open on Preston Guild Hall’s ground floor
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, […]3 months ago Advertisement Advertisement UCLan confirms where its July graduations will now be held
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 […]3 months ago Preston Guild Hall negotiations for new operator update given as administrators begin process
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 […]3 months ago Preston Guild Hall ticket-holders who paid by cash may not get a refund
Ticket-holders for shows at Preston Guild Hall who paid by cash have been told they may not get their money back. Simon Rigby mothballed the venue and called in the […]3 months ago Opinion: Simon Rigby’s Preston Guild Hall venture had warning signs written all over it – but does this now present an opportunity for the city?
Warning signs have been there regarding Preston Guild Hall for a long time. Simon Rigby is not a subtle man. I want to be a landlord, he said, and refocus […]4 months ago Most Discussed