Where can you see the Beatles crossing Abbey Road, Neil Armstrong’s moon landing, Bobby Moore lifting the World Cup and a giant submarine all in one place?
Only in Marston Moor in Fulwood, Preston - now officially the ‘best dressed street’ of the Preston Guild.
A Preston Council-led competition looked at roads hosting community parties.
A group led by Preston’s Guild Mayor Coun Carl Crompton started the judging last month, taking into account innovation and community involvement.
And after much deliberation, the panel, including representatives from the Lancashire Evening Post, the Harris Museum and the head of the community Guild programme Phil Walsh, handed first prize and £500 to Marston Moor .
In joint second place were Wembley Avenue, Penwortham and Hollybank Close, Ingol, which both claimed a £250 prize.
Community Gateway Schemes’ The Filberts in Fulwood and Brookhaven in Brookfield claimed the best dressed sheltered schemes accolade, making off with £250.
Marston Moor resident Hazel McCondichie, 61, who created a display in tribute to England’s 1966 World Cup win, said months of hard work had gone into their victory.
She said: “We started planning in January and we’ve been having monthly meetings ever since, working out what we’re doing.
“We decided to take the theme of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and break the street up into decades.
“We’re all absolutely delighted to have won.”
David Chadwick, 65, recreated the US moon landing with his wife Jane, 52.
He said: “To win is fantastic.
“It was ironic that Neil Armstrong died at the weekend but we’ve paid tribute to him.”
Preston’s Guild Mayor, Coun Carl Crompton, said the contest had helped unite communities.
He said: “What a fantastic effort from everyone that took part. The streets and houses looked amazing and gave us all much fun and laughter.
“The Guild and this best dressed street competition have really brought people together.”
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