Preston's credentials as a premier city of the 21st century are first class:

  • Preston is the commercial and administrative capital of Lancashire.
  • The city’s ancient history dates back to the Doomsday Book. It received its first Royal Charter in 1179.
  • Preston is home to the University of Central Lancashire, which is one of the largest and fastest growing universities in the UK.
  • Preston North End Football Club, winners of the world’s oldest professional league in 1888, has it's modern, redeveloped stadium in Deepdale near the city centre.
  • Preston is at the heart of the national motorway network, offering superb links by road, rail, sea and air.
  • One million people are within 30 minutes reach of Preston and 90% of UK residents are within a 5 hour drive.
  • Strategically located commercial land is available next to the M6, together with prime sites and premises in the rapidly transforming city centre and docklands areas.
  •  Preston has a highly skilled and motivated 86,800 strong workforce.
  •  The city combines urban vitality with rural tranquility and breathtaking natural beauty.
  • Preston has a healthy and diverse economy with sectoral strengths in advanced manufacturing, service provision; professional and business services.


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