Following the success of The Shankly Hotel in Liverpool, Preston is set to welcome its very own Shankly Hotel, and the luxury venue will also feature a spectacular wedding, events and conference venue.
A Grade II listed building, Preston’s historic Old Post Office is treasured by local people, and the development will see its grand doors open once again to the public. We are delighted to be bringing this iconic building back to life.
Function Rooms Preston
If you’re in search of the perfect venue for your event, enjoy a glimpse at what you can look forward to in one of the best function rooms in Preston…
Introducing Our Spectacular Events Venue
The upcoming Shankly Hotel will be home to one of the best function rooms and conference venues in Preston. Set to host a wide range of luxury events, this is the perfect setting for any occasion.
Adorned by ethereal florals and intricate details, the stylish venue blends traditional charm and contemporary features. The decor of the venue will be enhanced by beams of natural light, creating the perfect space for your party, wedding reception or event.
Conferences at Shankly Preston
The upcoming venue will have the space and facilities to accommodate a wide range of business events. Whether you’re planning a team-building day, professional conference, entertaining event or training workshop, this versatile space can be tailored to you.
Bill Shankly was a man who motivated countless people throughout his life and career. His timeless contribution to football continues to inspire generations. So, what better location for a motivating business event than a venue inspired by a legend?
- A luxury function space seating approximately 350 people
- Self-contained banqueting and kitchens to serve delegates
- A stylish bar for guests to socialise in a relaxed environment
- Scenic roof terrace offering views across Market Square
- A separate ground floor area for private dining options
Unique Function Rooms Preston
If you’re planning a special event in Preston, why not host it in Elysium? Our alternative events space is perfect for celebrating in style with up to 160 guests. The venue also doubles up as a spectacular suite sleeping up to 20 people.
Drawing inspiration from the Ancient Greeks, this luxury venue features plush couches, deep freestanding baths and opulent details from every angle. Those in search for something that will wow guests and leave a lasting impression will fall head over heels for Elysium, the most unique venue when it comes to function rooms in Preston.
The Carriage Bar & Restaurant
Last but not least, The Carriage Bar & Restaurant is a fantastic choice when looking for function rooms in Preston. This venue is ideal if you want a bar and restaurant space for your event.
Our stylish bar and restaurant reignites the glamour of a 1930s rail carriage with rich wooden furnishings and bespoke details. We can’t wait to welcome you to step inside and see for yourself!
Why We Chose to Open in Preston
The Shankly Hotel in Preston is inspired by football’s one and only Bill Shankly. While Liverpool’s Shankly Hotel focuses on Shankly’s contribution to Liverpool Football Club, our upcoming hotel will shed light on the exciting first chapter of Bill’s football career, which began at Preston North End.
“The unprecedented success of The Shankly Hotel in Liverpool has given us the impetus and desire to take the concept national, and ultimately international. The Shankly in Liverpool has an occupancy rate of 96% and welcomed over 60,000 guests in 2017 alone. We are unrivalled for our guest experience. I can’t wait to bring that to Preston and seeing the city gain the natural benefits from this amazing visitor economy. He had some amazing footballing highlights and achievements at Preston North End, it was a special place for him and the family. I believe he would be proud to be part of such an amazing boost to the city.“
– Christopher William Shankly Carline (Grandson of Bill Shankly and Shankly Hotel Director)
Book The Shankly Preston
If you’re looking forward to the opening of The Shankly Preston as much as we are, why not book online in advance today?
Alternatively, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team on 0151 236 0166 with any events enquiries.