These are 11 of the biggest changes to Preston's landscape since 2009

As the transformation of Preston continues, it's easy to forget just how much some parts of the city have changed in the last 10 years.

By Colin Ainscough
Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 3:17 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 4:17 pm
These are 10 of the biggest changes to Preston's landscape since 2009
These are 10 of the biggest changes to Preston's landscape since 2009

We searched Google maps for the most striking changes to our city in the last 10 years, and while Google may have only fully recorded some of the changes since 2009, we think you'll be quite surprised by how much things have changed in this relatively short period of time.

If you looked across the Adelphi roundabout towards the pub back in 2009 UCLan's Fylde Building dominated the area.
The building was demolished in 2015, with work in the area still on-going.

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If you looked left in 2009 this is what you would have seen at the Adelphi roundabout.
Roll forward 10 years and UCLan's new Engineering and Innovation centre towers above the city skyline.
The area next to the Lamb and Packet has also seen considerable development over the last 10 years.
As with the rest of the immediate area, work is on-going.
Tulketh Mill has stood proudly in Preston since 1905 at the height of the cotton boom. More than 50 years on since it closed as a working mill it is now used as office space.
New units, which are home to Tesco, Subway and Greggs now obscure the view of the Grade II listed building.
In 2009 this stretch of Eastway heading towards the Lancashire Post offices was surrounded by green fields.
Work started on the D'Urton Manor site back in 2016, with works continuing at the ever expanding development today.
The buildings on the site near Oyston Mill were demolished in April 2018.
Preston's new Porsche centre officially opening on the site on June 14 2019.
This is what stood opposite the former Lancashire Post offices in Fulwood.
In 2019 work is well underway on a new mini retail park which will be home to Aldi, drive-through Costa and a gym or health club.
It's fair to say Fishergate has changed a bit since 2009.
Work on the controversial 3.4m Fishergate shared space scheme began in 2013 and has continued making headlines ever since.
The iconic structure was built between 1968 and 1969. Following two unsuccessful attempt the building was granted Grade II listed building status in September 2013.
Lancashire County Council announced plans for a 23m renovation project, with work beginning in 2016.
Preston's historic outdoor market has stood in Preston since 1875.
Prestons historic market canopy reopened in 2016, following a major restoration and regeneration project.
The site next to Garside Waddingham was earmarked for development back in 2009.
Now home to Premier Inn, construction of the hotel and parade of shops began in 2010, and was opened in 2011.