Christmas shopping in Friargate, Preston. This image was captured in 1994. None of the shops you see here are still on the high street today
Christmas shopping in Friargate, Preston. This image was captured in 1994. None of the shops you see here are still on the high street today

23 photos of Preston's Friargate in the early 90s

We've dug further into the archives to find more pictures of Friargate

By Naomi Moon
Thursday, 24th February 2022, 3:45 pm

This time many of the photos show the area and shops around St George's Shopping Centre - a time before and after it was pedestrianised in 1992. So many of the shops you see here have now disappeared from high streets all over the country. Most striking however, is how busy the area looked. We will be featuring more images from shopping areas in and around Preston - do you have any memories you would like to share with us? Email [email protected] READ MORE: A first look down Friargate's memory lane. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Church Street - another once popular shopping area

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