The shops Orbit and Scene were popular among the student population
The shops Orbit and Scene were popular among the student population

22 picture memories of Preston's Friargate in the 90s and noughties

We take a stroll along the once popular shopping area of Friargate during the late 90s and early noughties

By Naomi Moon
Friday, 11th February 2022, 4:27 pm

If one area in Preston has seen many changes, that would be the ancient thoroughfare Friargate. Our archive pictures show many of the shops and restaurants that have now disappeared from the street. Some bastions, like Margaret Mason, have stood the test of the time and can still be found. READ MORE: The changing face of Preston in the 90s. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Golden Jubilee celebrations in 2002

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