29 stunning retro pictures of Preston to take you back to the early 1970s, from Sir Bobby Charlton to old school cars

Half a century on, we take a look back at what life was like in earl ‘70s Preston.

As you’d imagine, it’s like stepping through a time machine into a different era altogether, so take a look at some of our best archive pictures of those heady days.

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