The Hollywood Bar is probably one of Preston's most popular pubs. Found on East View it was originally known as the Sir Robert Peel and changed it's name to the Hollywood Bar in 1983 and then to Finney's Sports Bar. It was described in a 2004 beer guide as a thriving free house but was closed in 2010 and now a travel agency
The Hollywood Bar is probably one of Preston's most popular pubs. Found on East View it was originally known as the Sir Robert Peel and changed it's name to the Hollywood Bar in 1983 and then to Finney's Sports Bar. It was described in a 2004 beer guide as a thriving free house but was closed in 2010 and now a travel agency

Long lost Preston pubs: Here's 33 pictures of forgotten boozers in Preston that no longer serve pints

Preston once famously boasted 460 pubs – more one for every day of the year!

By Naomi Moon
Thursday, 7th July 2022, 11:28 am
Updated Thursday, 7th July 2022, 12:23 pm

Sadly that is no longer the case as it has been revealed that the number of pubs in England and Wales has fallen below 40,000 for the first time and that there are 7,000 fewer than a decade ago. We’ve been through our archives and found pictures of a number hostelries that have disappeared from the Preston landscape over the years – some have been demolished, many turned into flats – but they will always live on in our memories. What do you remember about these once great pubs? Let us know – [email protected] READ MORE: Boozy trip down Meadow Street. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Popular Preston pubs. MORE MEMORIES: A night out in Preston

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