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Mayor’s visit to historic building

Civic visit: Mayor Coun Veronica Afrin on her trip to Arkwright House, Preston

Civic visit: Mayor Coun Veronica Afrin on her trip to Arkwright House, Preston

Mayor of Preston Coun Veronica Afrin was given a tour of Arkwright House by campaigners.

The Mayor was joined by representatives of Age Concern, who work at the building on Stoneygate.

Campaigners are fund-raising for a statue of Sir Richard Arkwright, who was a Preston pioneer of the Industrial Revolution. He is considered to be the father of Britain’s factory system.

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