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Late night booze plan for Preston Guild Hall

Signage has been changed out the front of the Guild Hall and trees removed Preston Guild Hall is applying for a later booze licence as the Rigby revamp continues. The venue has applied for an all week licence to serve alcohol until 2am every […]

7 years ago
Preston Guild Hall: Simon Rigby vows to return venue to its former glory

Signage has been changed out the front of the Guild Hall and trees removed If there’s been a turnaround in the fortunes of one Prestonian in the last 18 months it has to be Simon Rigby. Cast into the shadows after a failed bid […]

7 years ago
Preston Guild Hall: Venue officially transfers to Simon Rigby’s ownership

Simon Rigby (right) receiving the keys to the Guild Hall in 2014 Preston’s main entertainment venue the Guild Hall has officially transferred into private hands. The keys to the building were presented to Simon Rigby, a local multi-millionaire businessman, in a ceremony […]

7 years ago
Preston Guild Hall: Council leader hails Rigby deal and £250,000 arts trust fund announced

A big plasma screen will sit above the first floor of the Guild Hall Preston City Council’s leader has hailed the sale of the Guild Hall to local businessman Simon Rigby as a “fantastic deal for Preston”. The venue, built in 1973, is due […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Guild Hall: One week until formal transfer of venue and Simon Rigby gets the keys

Aerial view of the new look Guild Hall The formal transfer of Preston Guild Hall to its new owner local businessman Simon Rigby has a date set. On Monday 20 October the keys to the venue are to […]

7 years ago
All go for changes to Preston Guild Hall entranceway and new Italian restaurant

A big plasma screen will sit above the first floor of the Guild Hall Changes to the entrance to Preston’s Guild Hall have been given unanimous backing by Preston city council’s planning committee. The proposals from new owner Simon Rigby would see two escalators […]

7 years ago
Preston Guild Hall: Entrance changes and restaurant plan given provisional green light

A facelift for the Guild Hall is on the cards Plans for Preston’s Guild Hall have been given a green light by planning officials. The entrance to the venue is set to be radically remodelled and replaced with two escalators. […]

7 years ago
Preston Guild Hall plans draw inspiration from across the globe

The York Theatre is highlighted by architects as an example of cutting edge modern design Plans lodged for the transformation of Preston’s Guild Hall are taking their influence from across the UK and beyond. The Frank Whittle Partnersip who drew up the designs for the […]

7 years ago
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