The story of Red Scar Manor is a romantic tale of a lost mansion and a now defunct railway. Once there was a rich lawyer who wanted to be Lord […]9 months ago Diary of a much loved city centre Gem known as Winckley Square
We have been reporting the affairs of Winckley Square since the inception of Blog Preston in 2009. It was then that a plan had been hatched and submitted to the Heritage […]7 years ago A step back in time into Preston’s Winckley Square (part 2)
From the above 1852 Tallis map extract you can see that Winckley Square has undergone somewhat of a property expansion, although the land surrounding the gardens is still not fully built […]8 years ago A step back in time into Preston’s Winckley Square (part 1)
Winckley Square in Preston is one of those places that is ubiquitous to most Prestonian’s. However, in general people take it for granted in one way or another. I […]8 years ago Advertisement Advertisement A new Winckley Square conservation management plan for Preston
Later this year an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) will be filed to provide funding for a Winckley Square Conservation Project which would involve a much needed facelift […]8 years ago So, what existed before the Courtaulds factory at Red Scar?
With the forthcoming ‘Colours of the World: Made in Preston’ project in mind, I began to think about what existed on the site of the former Courtaulds prior to the […]8 years ago Most Discussed