Fishergate (High Street Shopping)
Fishergate, located right in the heart of the city centre, is Preston’s main shopping high street.
Fishergate Shopping Centre, opposite the railway station, marks the start of the high street. Housing a popular well-known department store and a number of famous store names, you can be sure to get your shopping trip off to a fine start.
From there, heading up Fishergate, you pass an assortment of popular high street stores, where you will find a varied mix of offerings. These range from clothing and shoe retailers, through to hair and beauty salons, plus a selection of cafés and eateries - perfect for catching up with friends, or taking a well-deserved coffee break.
Further up is St Georges Shopping Centre, Preston’s largest shopping centre. Located in the centre of the high street, and home to just under 100 shops, you will find plenty of well known big name stores and a selection of independent retailers.
Heading towards the end of Fishergate you will find the architectural gem of the Miller Arcade housing further shops, bars and eateries. This grand Grade II listed Victorian building is well worth a visit for both shoppers and those who appreciate history and architecture.
Make sure you divert off Fishergate and take a wander down one of the many quaint side streets, where you will find a quirky selection of independents. Offering an eclectic mix of salons, jewellers and boutiques, you'll find a medley of unique items - from fashion to homeware and handcrafted gifts.
Better still, Preston's shopping area is relatively compact. So, whether you’re taking in the main thoroughfare of Fishergate, or its many side streets, you can be sure that you won't have to travel too far to reach your next stop.
Map address for Fishergate High Street
Fishergate High Street, Preston, PR1 2HU (approximate postcode).