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Preston InstaMeet to take over the Town Hall

Town Hall glinting in the sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall Town Hall glinting in the sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall Instagrammers from across Preston can come and explore one of the city’s main buildings. Following the success of the first Preston […]

2 years ago
Why free Wi-Fi is now available in Town Hall

Free Wi-Fi has now been switched on at Town Hall. Visitors will have to log in via Facebook or Twitter and complete a short registration process. Cllr Martyn Rawlinson, cabinet […]

4 years ago
Charlotte Berry to give a performance at Harris on George Gilbert Scott former Town Hall

Charlotte Berry, Deviser, Performer & Musician, is a fanatical enthusiast of the old former Town Hall designed by celebrated architect, George Gilbert Scott. The Town Hall was demolished in 1962 […]

6 years ago
Church clocks and others from around old Preston to present day

With the current debate about the non functioning clock of the Baptist Church in Fishergate, we started to think of other clocks around the old town that have vanished and […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 5)

Fishergate c.1901  This week we take the final part of our journey along the south side of Fishergate looking at the buildings, shops and alleyways going in a westerly direction. Looking at the […]

8 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 4)

 In this weeks Preston Past we continue with the changing views over 100 years along the south side of Fishergate in a westerly direction. In the above splendid image of Fishergate in 1902, we can […]

8 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 3)

 In this weeks Preston Past we take a look at the south side of Fishergate from where it meets with Church Street and continues in a westerly direction. At the junction of […]

8 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 2)

Fishergate c.1898 Compare the above image of Fishergate around 1898 with the Fishergate 1952 below. It is interesting to note how much changed in only 50 years or so. Both images show the Gilbert Scott Town Hall, […]

9 years ago
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