I can't believe this part of Preston is 900 years old: 15 retro pics of Ribbleton Lane, from roadworks to pubs

Potentially one of the oldest areas of the city, Preston’s Ribbleton Lane has seen some sights over the decades.

A torn deed that dates to around 1290 is the first reference found to Preston’s land south of Ribbleton Lane, meaning that that part of the city has a history stretching back almost 900 years.

Once famed for its corner shops, it later became a mecca for DIY enthusiasts, while these days its currently home to plenty of large warehouses.

Have a look at how it’s all changed over the years...

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