The demolition site in Preston

Dramatic pictures show how far Preston’s indoor market and car park demolition has progressed

It stood for almost half a century and it is being flattened in a matter of weeks.

These dramatic pictures show how far demolition work has progressed since the first wrecking ball struck Preston’s former indoor market and car park just 30 days ago. You can watch time-lapse footage of the demolition here

It is expected the area will be completely cleared by the end of October.

1. Preston Market and Car Park demolition

It is expected the area will be completely cleared by the end of October.
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The demolition will make way for a multi-million pound cinema and restaurants development.

2. Preston Market and Car Park demolition

The demolition will make way for a multi-million pound cinema and restaurants development.
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This is the fourth stage of the ambitious redevelopment of Prestons Markets Quarter - the councils flagship project.

3. Preston Market and Car Park demolition

This is the fourth stage of the ambitious redevelopment of Prestons Markets Quarter - the councils flagship project.
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The old market hall cost 773,000 to build back in 1972.

4. Preston Market and Car Park demolition

The old market hall cost 773,000 to build back in 1972.
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