Made in Preston, the website about Preston, Lancashire

Local Links

Click on the logos to visit these websites:


lancashire evening post link

....................Lancashire Post. Local news. The main local printed newspaper, formerly the Lancashire Evening Post since 1886.


blog preston


..................Prominent and credible blog of news and activity, Blog Preston



Preston Historical Society

Preston Historical Society, studying and promoting the history of Preston.



Preston Digital Archive

on Flickr. The best and a phenomenal on-line collection of historical photos of Preston


Preston History website link

Preston History

A website comprising an in depth look at historical topics from Preston. An impressive collection.


harris museum and art gallery link

Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Preston's major tourist attraction and finest building (closed until 2025)




The Lancashire Archives

a huge collection of Lancashire historical records held by Lancashire County Council on Bow Lane Preston. Open for inspection, make an appointment on the website.




British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Leyland

British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Leyland. A wide collection of commercial vehicles, horse drawn, steam powered, diesel powered.


Friends of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery Preston

Friends of the Harris Museum Blog - not updated for some time but the Friends group plays on



Ribble Steam Railway

Ribble Steam Railway on Preston Docks. A collection of industrial locomotives, a workshop plus the Furness Railway Trust workshop, a station and length of track along the dock. Cafe and shop.





Lancs Infantry Museum, Preston

Lancashire Infantry Museum, Preston. Fulwood Barracks, one of the few Chartist Barracks remaining contains the museum.



Leyland Society

Leyland trucks and bus meetings. The society for matters Leyland Trucks and Buses.


Preston Council website

Preston Council website



Visit Lancashire

Visit Lancashire, Coast to hills.



Visit Fylde Coast

Visit Fylde Coast. We do like to be beside the seaside.




Lancashire Local History Federation

Lancashire Local History Federation
Formed in 1973, the official co-ordinating body for local history in the County Palatine of Lancaster.?




North West Aerospace Alliance

North West Aerospace Alliance, serving one of Europes largest aerospace clusters.




Some good local 'hobby' websites:

Preston's Inns, Taverns and Beerhouses


W & J Riding & Sons, Longridge, Hauliers


Preston Railway Station


Facebook. Of course there are dozens of Preston related Facebook pages including our own. Groups: Preston History and Preston Area Railway Group. Preston Past and present as well.



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