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Two years since the Old Tram Bridge was closed

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling It has been two years since the Old Tram Bridge was shut to the public due to its condition. The bridge, which spans the River Ribble and links Avenham Park with Penwortham, […]

1 year ago
Folk duo pen ballad to ‘My Old Tram Bridge’

A Lancashire folk musician has penned a ballad to Prestonā€™s Old Tram Bridge after finding it closed on his walk through Avenham Park. Graham Dixon, 65, has been crossing the […]

3 years ago
Preston Past: Avenham & Miller Parks (Part 2)

Avenham and Miller parks were both opened in 1867, however, Miller Park was created on land extending from the East Lancashire Railway to the North Union Railway embankmentsĀ and was laid […]

10 years ago
Preston Past: Avenham & Miller Parks (Part 1)

Avenham Park on Easter Monday in 1956 Avenham Valley from the Vicarage Grounds,Preston 1862 (Courtesy of Preston City Council) A very early image of the area that was soon to be transformed into Avenham Park. This photograph […]

10 years ago
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