Preston, a city located in Lancashire

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Preston’s foundation as a city is built on Preston Docklands once Europe’s largest inland dock. Today it makes strolling and days out for a visitor to the city. Preston Docks boasts a cinema, the Ribble Steam Railway and Museum, many pubs and eateries, Preston Marina and Cafe, shops and there are events all year round. For the active visitor, the Guild Wheel offers a walking or cycling trip around the city so you can view landscapes, river and canal sides and woodland.

Preston economic sectors

preston miller arcade

Key growth sectors:

  • computing
  • business services
  • finance
  • aerospace
  • advanced engineering and manufacturing
  • energy
  • higher education

“Preston is a vibrant up and coming northern city at the heart of not only Lancashire and the North West but the UK too with unrivalled rail and road access and two international airports within an hour’s drive.”

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Preston as a city, has a geographical location offering excellent transport links. The train station is a major station on the West Coast mainline and connects to the capital, London, in just two hours by direct train. The city is close to the two major airports located in the North West region, at Liverpool and Manchester. The county of Lancashire is connected by six major motorways offering access both north to south and east to west for road transport.

Amongst some of the top performing companies with a high profile in Lancashire, the following are based in Preston, including BAE Systems, manufacturing and assembly; Booths, one of the largest employers in food and groceries; James Hall & Co. Ltd. serving independent retailers for over 150 years and SPAR is probably their best recognised retailer brand and Westinghouse, with the UK’s only nuclear fuel manufacturing facility.

Preston is served by Manchester Airport at just under 40 miles away and Liverpool Airport at just over 45 miles. With good transport links by road, the two airports connect Preston across the UK, Europe and internationally. Outside of London, Manchester Airport is the busiest airport and can also offer freight connections to the city.

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Invest Preston: for business support in Preston including development and financial support.

Invest in Lancashire: for expert advice and information providing a range of business support services to help you grow in Preston and Lancashire.

Visit Preston: for all the latest tourism information for visitors to Preston.