Following yesterday's report, readers took to social media to suggest which retail brands they'd like to see in Preston as well as suggesting other potential uses for the two spaces.
Here are just some of the suggestions.
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Preston currently has several Tesco Express stores, but some readers think the city would benefit from a larger store.
Currently the closest Zara clothing stores are in Liverpool and Manchester.
The Fishergate Shopping Centre is currently home to Primark, but some readers would like to see the brand move into the bigger Debenhams space.
Selfridges was another popular suggestion for the unused Debenhams building.