Preston map

These pictures show Preston like you've never seen it before

A lost archive folder has come to light, and it contains some fascinating photos of Preston from a forgotten age.

Have a look at these, and see if you can recognise areas of our city:

1971: Preston Guild Hall was built to replace the town's Public Hall, intended to be ready for the Preston Guild of 1972, but construction was delayed and it officially opened in 1973

5. Guild Hall

1971: Preston Guild Hall was built to replace the town's Public Hall, intended to be ready for the Preston Guild of 1972, but construction was delayed and it officially opened in 1973
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Church Street goes from top to bottom on the left, while the big space in the middle-right would become the new bus station

6. Bus Station construction

Church Street goes from top to bottom on the left, while the big space in the middle-right would become the new bus station
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Pleasant Street in Preston, scene of a 'slum-clearance order'. On the right are four houses which have had a face lift

7. 1955

Pleasant Street in Preston, scene of a 'slum-clearance order'. On the right are four houses which have had a face lift
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Taking up the tram lines in Broadgate

8. 1932

Taking up the tram lines in Broadgate
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