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The Shankly Hotel Preston is Sponsoring The Sir Tom Finney Soccer Centre in 2019

Last week, as I want to know what love is faded out in the distance, BBC Radio Lancashire opened their show with a tribute to “Finney and Shankly, two of the most famous surnames ever.” “Sir Tom Finney arguably – who’s arguing – was the finest player of his generation, while Shankly was regarded as one of the games greatest...

Exclusive Preston Hotel Deals from The Shankly Hotel

We’ve all been looking forward to the day the doors open at The Shankly Hotel Preston and can’t wait for the moment guests can enjoy the first stylish and luxurious breaks in the heart of the historic city. Why not beat the rush and pre-book your stay using any of these exciting and exclusive Preston hotel deals? Fabulous Fun Family...

The Museum of the Moon is Coming to Preston

A breathtaking, three dimensional moon is to be hung in the iconic Harris Museum in Preston. A short walk from Preston’s Old, Grade-II listed post office – which is set to be transformed into a luscious hotel – The Museum of the Moon is a must see event in 2019. Bellow, we’ve previewed what is sure to be an amazing...

The Fascinating History of Market Square in Preston

Preston's historic Old Post Office in Birley Street is set to be transformed into a luxury hotel, dedicated to the legendary Bill Shankly. The Grade-II listed building overlooks Market Square, best known today as the Flag Market. The picturesque square is an integral piece of Preston’s history and we couldn’t be more excited to play our part in the story....

Remembering the Fallen in Preston: Three Day’s One Message

This Sunday the country will mark three momentous occasions in one; The centenary of the end of WWI, Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day. As with every year, the nation will take a moment to remember those who fought and perished for their country on Remembrance Sunday and in 2018, this will coincide with Armistice Day which also marks the 100...

Take a Peek at New Images of The Shankly Preston Reception and Restaurant

Get excited! We’re about to show you something really special. With The Shankly Preston set to open its doors in April 2019, we’re revealing visualisations of what our stunning reception and bar will look like. These exclusive images reveal the beautiful interiors guests will see when they first step through our doors next year into the £15 million restoration project....

Take a Look Inside Preston’s Historic Old Post Office

Curious about the renovation process behind The Shankly Preston? Head down to the Old Post Office on Saturday 8 September and Sunday 9 September for an exclusive chance to see what we’ve been getting up to inside the famous building! Some of Preston’s best-loved and most historic buildings will be opening their doors to the public as part of a...

A Timeline of the Most Notable Moments in Preston History

Let's take a look at the most notable moments in Preston History as the restoration of the Old Post Office is underway to form Preston's newest hotel; The Shankly Hotel - Preston. Starting out life small, Preston was established early on as an important market town. Influential writers of the time honoured Preston in words and shaped the market town...

What to expect from The Shankly Hotel Preston

The Shankly Hotel Preston is coming soon and with that in mind, we'd like to let people know what to expect from the second Shankly themed hotel in the UK. It’s a well-known fact that Bill Shankly was adored by the people and football fans in general, in fact, the engraved quote on his statue at Anfield reads; “He made...

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