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Information about Preston

The city of Preston is located in the state of England. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Preston City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.
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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Preston by City, town and village the 10 May 2021

Preston’s Administration

Address of Preston civic centrePrestonCivic centre Preston
Town Hall Lancaster Road

Preston PR1 2RL
United Kingdom

Work+44 0177290690
civic centre phone number0177290690
International: +44 0177290690
civic centre fax numberNot available
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Preston ENG official
Monday to Wednesday 8.00 am to 6.00 pm, Thursday 10.30 am to 6.00 pm, Friday 8.00 am to 6.00 pm
Preston mayor

Preston town demography

Name of Preston town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants114 300 population116 / 95
Preston town population density2 081,5 pop/sq mi (803,7 pop/km²)

Preston town administrative number

Preston town postcodePR1 2RL

Information about Preston

Cities twinned with Preston
France NîmesGermany RecklinghausenNetherlands Almelo
Poland Kalisz
Town’s namesake
Natural parkPreston isn't a part of any natural park

Transport modes in Preston

Blackpool Airport 21.7 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport 48.4 km
Manchester Airport 53.1 km

Preston town territory

Preston town area54,91 sq mi (142,22 km²)
Preston town altitude135 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 53.759
Longitude: -2.699
Latitude: 53° 45' 32'' North
Longitude: 2° 41' 56'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
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Preston town’s neighbouring towns

Preston neighbouring towns
FulwoodNeighbouring townsSamlesbury
Preston neighbouring towns
Fulwood 1.6 kmSamlesbury 5 kmLea 5 km
Broughton 5.9 kmHutton 6.1 kmGrimsargh 6.1 km
Woodplumpton 6.1 kmFarington 6.4 kmGoosnargh 6.7 km
Brindle 7.4 kmLeyland 7.4 kmClayton-le-Woods 7.7 km
Hoghton 7.8 kmBarton 8.2 kmLongton 8.3 km
Whittle-le-Woods 9.3 kmBalderstone 9.3 kmMuch Hoole 9.5 km
Longridge 9.7 kmOsbaldeston 10.1 kmWheelton 10.3 km

Distance between Preston and country’s main cities

London : 305 kmBirmingham : 152 kmLeeds : 76 km
Glasgow : 254 kmSheffield : 92 kmBradford : 62 km
Manchester : 45 kmEdinburgh : 246 kmLiverpool : 44 km
Bristol : 257 kmCardiff : 255 kmWakefield : 79 km
Coventry : 170 kmWigan : 26 km closestDudley : 145 km

Preston town’s weather

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Hotel offers in Preston

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Nearby hotel : Premier Inn Preston Central
Premier Inn Preston Central
Address : Fox Street, Preston Distance : 0.3 km : 44 £UK / 89 £UK - 140
Premier Inn Preston Central is a one-minute walk from Preston's shopping area. It has air-conditioned bedrooms and a Thyme restaurant. Preston Train Station is less than 0.5 miles away.
Nearby hotel : Holiday Inn Preston
Holiday Inn Preston
Address : Ringway, Preston Distance : 0.4 km : 50 £UK / 129 £UK - 133
With a superb location, right in the heart of Preston city centre, this modern 3-star hotel offers easy access to the region’s major road network, including the M6, M61, M65 and the M55.
Nearby hotel : Preston Apartments
Preston Apartments
Address : 1 Grimshaw Place, Preston Distance : 0.4 km : 63 £UK / 0 £UK - 4
Situated in the heart of Preston, 30 minutes’ drive from the vibrant Blackpool seafront, Preston Apartments boast modern accommodation with free parking and free Wi-Fi.
Nearby hotel : Legacy Preston International Hotel
Legacy Preston International Hotel
Address : Marsh Lane, Preston Distance : 0.6 km : 50 £UK / 100 £UK - 75
An ideal base for stays in the North West, this modern hotel is located close to Preston city centre and within easy reach of the M6 motorway. It offers cooked breakfasts, free parking and free Wi-Fi.
Nearby hotel : Whitburn House Hotel
Whitburn House Hotel
Address : 111 Garstang Road, Preston Distance : 1.9 km : 40 £UK / 85 £UK - 12
The Whitburn House Hotel is a Victorian house offering bed and breakfast a mile from the Preston city centre and the university. There is a large, free car park. Preston North End football ground is within walking distance.

Other information on town Preston

Nuclear power plantHeysham nuclear power station 33 km