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This list of the tallest buildings and structures in Preston ranks skyscrapers and structures in Preston, England by height. There are currently 12 structures in the city over Template:Convert; the majority of these were built in the 1960s and 1970s. Since its completion in 1854 the Template:Convert tall Church of St. Walburge has remained the tallest building in Preston. It is also the 8th tallest free-standing structure in North West England (behind various buildings in Manchester, Liverpool and Blackpool), and the tallest church in the United Kingdom (excluding cathedrals). There are currently no buildings under construction or approved for construction that will take the title from it.

Until they were demolished in 1983, the tallest structures in Preston were the twin chimneys of Courtaulds textile factory at Red Scar, Ribbleton. They were Template:Convert high.Template:Citation needed

Tallest buildings and structuresEdit

An equal sign (=) following a rank indicates the same height between two or more buildings.

Rank Name Use Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Year Notes
1 Church of St. Walburge Place of Worship 94 Template:Convert N/A 1854 [1]
2 St John's Minster Place of Worship 63 Template:Convert N/A 1855 [2]
3 Guild Centre Office 61 Template:Convert 15 [3]
4 Unicentre Office 59 Template:Convert 14 [4]
5 Sessions House Courthouse 55 Template:Convert 3 1903 [5]
6= Avenham 1 Residential 54 Template:Convert 18 [6]
6= Avenham 2 Residential 54 Template:Convert 18 [7]
8= Crystal House Office 50 Template:Convert 12 [8]
8= Lowthian House Office 50 Template:Convert 12 [9]
10= Red Rose House Office 48 Template:Convert 12 [10]
10= Telephone House Office 48 Template:Convert 12 [11]
12 Palatine House Office 44 Template:Convert 12 [12]

Tallest under construction, approved and proposedEdit

ApprovedEdit

Name Use Image Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Notes
The Linen Building Residential 52 171 17 [13]

ProposedEdit

Name Use Image Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Notes
Ringway Tower Residential 73 266 24 [14]
Tithebarn Redevelopment Residential 58 190 19 [15]

ReferencesEdit

Template:UK tallest buildings lists Template:City of Preston buildings

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