Mid-afternoon on April 12 and the M6 motorway is deserted as people heed the official advice and stay home on Easter Sunday, traditionally a busy weekend for day trippers and holiday makers
Mid-afternoon on April 12 and the M6 motorway is deserted as people heed the official advice and stay home on Easter Sunday, traditionally a busy weekend for day trippers and holiday makers

29 bleak photos showing the empty streets of Preston as lockdown hit

It has been two years since our lives changed forever due to covid-19.

By Naomi Moon
Wednesday, 23rd March 2022, 12:09 pm

We take a look at the empty streets of Preston and compare them to now. Preston’s normally bustling two main shopping thoroughfares – Fishergate and Friargate – were like a ghost town. As life mostly returns to normal we see the city centre busy and lively once again. READ MORE: Preston’s own Coronation Street – Lovat Road. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Fishergate in the 80s

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