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Preston, Lancashire

Riversway Docklands
Riversway Docklands,
by J P Neal

Preston Docklands
Riversway Docklands
by Roy Greason

Harris Museum and Library

Harris Museum & Library
by City Scenes

The Guild Hall
by City Scenes

The Guild Hall
The Cenotaph

The Cenotaph
by City Scenes

The Outdoor Market
by City Scenes

The Outdoor Market

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I have seen a couple of references here to The Waterfront Pub at Preston Docks which closed 18 months ago. We (Pesto Restaurants) are having discussions about taking the site over and converting it to one of our Pesto Restaurants, our website can be seen here:

Obviously that end of the dock is very sad, quiet and run down I just wondered what your thoughts might be on bringing Pesto to this location.

For us it does look rather risky, but like some of you who have commented on this forum, I believe we could really bring this end of the Dock back to life, but we would need some help and the support of the local community.

If we don't take the site, it looks destined to be an Indian restaurant.

Your thoughts on the idea would be most welcome.
Neil - Fri 01 Jun 2012 10:01 am

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Born & bred Preston moved to australia 1970. Have returned once 1986 looked up my old stamping ground and saw all the changes. still love the place and the people. i hope to visit in 2012 for the guild celebrations
T brown St Walburges - Sat 18 Jun 2011 5:32 am

I was born in Preston Infirmary in 1940 ,moved to Yorkshire and now Wales .Are there any collections of old photo's of Preston available to purchase . Would love to see some of the older parts again.
Pauline Hinton - Thu 09 Jun 2011 7:36 am

We are looking to relocate north and have seen some new builds in Ashton-on-Ribble, any thoughts / comments on this area from people who know it????
Maria - Wed 01 Jun 2011 12:43 pm

I was born and bred in Preston and emigrated to Australia in 1974. I have a burning desire to return to my birthplace - Preston!
julia - Thu 24 Mar 2011 1:00 pm

Born in New Longton, went to school in New Longton and Penwortham. College in Blackpool. Now living in Phoenix, Arizona in the USA. Love to come home to Preston every chance I can.
Ruth Carlton (Williams) - Mon 21 Feb 2011 11:18 pm

I was born in Preston and I left my home in Fulwood many years ago and took up a flying career as an Air Hostess in the 70"s. I flew for British United Airways from Gatwick and many times flew into Blackpool on the 1-11s which were on my fleet. Does anyone know me from then? Or British Island Airways from Blackpool? When I come home to Preston it is where I want to be. The people are so friendly and sincere. I will come back to my roots.
Isabel - Mon 07 Feb 2011 9:46 pm

New social networking club for professional people in Preston. We organise regular fitness and social activities including tennis, badminton, squash, pub quizzes etc. Please see our web-site for further details.
Jon Neal - Tue 04 Jan 2011 10:22 pm

I was born and bred in Preston in 1941 in Norris St. St. Cuthberts CofE junior school, Preston Grammar School, then English Electric Aviation. Very happy memories of good friends. Now live in Lake District.
Duncan Dean - Wed 06 Oct 2010 4:56 pm

Hi Liz, the best areas are Fulwood, Penwortham, Hutton, the docklands, Walton-le-Dale or try some of the nearby villages, e.g. Longton, Goosnargh, Whittingham, Euxton
Jon - Fri 02 Jul 2010 15:02 pm

Hi we have to move to the Preston area due to job relocation from Bristol, any hints tips and where bot to buy!
Liz And Dave - Fri 02 Jul 2010 12:03 pm

I have rode through Preston many times but never managed to visit but I made a special journey there yesterday to do a little sightseeing and shopping What a fabulous place we weren't there long enough but are definitely going back we want to see the marina and much more and Preston people are so friendly and helpful
ann harrison - Sun 20 Jun 2010 12:14 pm

I was born and raised in Preston for 28 years till I emigrated to Perth Western Australia in 1978. I have been back "home" 4 times and seen more of Preston than I ever did when living there. I would never come back there to live, it's changed so much in 32 years but ... it's a great place for a holiday :)I am a Proud Prestonian, have stickers on my car, and will be back for Preston Guild in 2012 :)
Christine Mutch (Burrow) - Sat 05 Jun 2010 2:03 am

I was born and raised in Preston but moved to San Francisco 17 years ago. I miss Preston so much.The places, the people, everything. Over the years i have brought my kids to Preston on holiday and they just love it.I also love Morrisons as well!
sofia - Fri 07 May 2010 5:10 am

i am from a small town called decatur illinois in the US and i am seriously thinking about uprooting and moving to the UK for a change of life. Decatur is very small and boring. How I long for a place to raise my children that they can be proud of. Is the cost of living there more than the US?
judy - Fri 23 Apr 2010 5:11 pm

I was brought up in Preston, and hated it when I was a kid. Moved to California 25 years ago, but still visit twice a year. Now im older, I love it. A great town, with friendly people. Amazingly beautiful country side. I particularly love the docklands, and I love Morrisons grocery store. I will always come back. :-)
greg cheeseman - Fri 16 Apr 2010 3:24 pm

I am a Preston lass born and bred but I have recently moved to Bristol to start married life here and a new job. While Bristol is a lovely city it certainly has nothing on Preston! The people of Preston are far more friendlier and sincere, I have only lived in Bristol for 3 months and want to go back to good old Preston.
Carole Roe - Wed 02 Dec 2009 6:27 pm

I have lived in Preston since i was born (13 years ago) And i think its a great town. I always find there is something to do and i get a thrill in going into the town centre as something new is there each week!
Jessica M - Sat 17 Oct 2009 10:34 pm

I am Preston born and bred and having been lucky enough to travel the UK quite extensively, I would not wish to live anywhere else! If anyone can help, I am looking for photos of The Shambles, Lancaster Road, Preston. My parents had a butchers shop there, Shepherds. Thank you for any help you can give. Barbara Jones
barbara jones - Fri 04 Sep 2009 1:36 pm

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