Cotton Court – Competition

Preston business centre, Cotton Court, has launched a competition to help local start-ups achieve their goals. The Cotton Court Start Up Competition is open to Lancashire-based entrepreneurs, both established and those at the very beginning of their journey. The winner will receive a dedicated package of benefits, including a ‘hot desk’ at Cotton Court for […]

City Centre Events

Event Name Date Location Scale Skiddle Bus 23/2 Flag Market Small Stand Together Against Racism 23/3 Flag Market Medium The Great Preston Scavenger Hunt 30/3 Avenham Park/Flag Market Small Makers Market 11/5 Flag Market Large Carnival 26/5 Flag Market Small Summer Saturdays -Jazz Festival 1/6 Flag Market/Harris Small Summer Saturdays – Vintage Vehicles 8/6 Flag […]

City Centre Survey

Preston Feels Safe & The High Street is a ‘Better Place’ According to a survey carried out by the Preston City Centre Business Improvement District (BID), almost 85% of respondents feel the city centre is a ‘safe place to be’. As part of its manifesto, BID pledged to conduct the survey of Preston visitors each […]

Shankly Hotel Preston – Sees Phenomenal Demand

SHANKLY HOTEL PRESTON – PHENOMENAL DEMAND  SEES ROOMS SOLD & BOOKINGS INTO 2023!  The much talked about and eagerly awaited £15M football themed Shankly Hotel Preston – which is due to open in June of next year – has been inundated with enquiries to book rooms, weddings and conferences eight months ahead of its official opening. Following […]

Commitment To Accessibility

On ‘Purple Tuesday’, November 13th, organisations in Preston city centre confirmed their long-term commitment to making shops and businesses more accessible to users with mobility issues. St George’s Shopping Centre, Preston BID and Preston Mobility Centre worked with Disability Equality North West to present an accessibility workshop, attended by city centre businesses. In addition to […]