Close

About Preston Youth Zone

Preston’s Youth Zone will be a safe and aspirational place for young people.

The design should provide a space that is inspirational and recognisable while also accommodating the requirements for first-class facilities in sports, arts, performance and enterprise.

Preston’s Youth Zone will enhance the local area by providing a destination for the young people of Preston. It will be a state-of-the-art space with over 20 activities to try each session, staffed by skilled youth workers who believe in young people and help them see what they could achieve.

This exciting new building is likely to be located close to Preston Bus Station and the Guild Hall.

What will be in Preston Youth Zone?

  • a 4-court indoor sports hall
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Fitness Suite with state-of-the-art gym equipment
  • Boxing and martial arts room
  • Performing arts studio
  • Music suite with instruments and recording equipment
  • Large open plan recreation area
  • Project rooms, including arts, crafts and fashion
  • Film and multi-media facilities
  • Teaching/mentoring kitchen
  • Café serving hot nutritious meals costing no more than £1
  • Multi-use games area/kick pitch with flood lights
  • Breakout room to include activities such as employability workshops, general and gender specific health/youth issue topics/projects and youth participation.

If you would like to know more about supporting Preston Youth Zone, please contact:

Julia Bates,

Head of Philanthropy (Capital Campaigns)

We are seeking the support of those who love Preston and want to make a positive difference in the area, whose endorsement and generous support will truly help us change the lives of young people.

Latest News...

Planning application submitted for Preston Youth Zone

29th November 2022 by OnSide

We're pleased to announce that we have submitted a planning application to Preston City Council for a multi-million pound Youth Zone for Preston's young people. …

Read more

Preston Youth Zone – New Location Approved

13th December 2021 by OnSide

A significant milestone was reached on Thursday, when in full council it was approved that Preston City Council would provide the land for Preston Youth…

Read more
All news

HAVE A LOOK AT THE OTHER YOUTH ZONES IN OUR NETWORK

Visit a Youth Zone...

…and see for yourself the difference we make

Whether you are interested in supporting your local Youth Zone or want to understand how your community project can work with us to create a better future for the young people of our area we’d recommend that you come and see us in person!

We look forward to welcoming you into the Onside network.

I agree to my data being kept in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

Please keep me updated on OnSide news and updates by email, post, SMS, phone or other electronic means. OnSide will always treat your personal details with the utmost care and will never sell them to other companies for marketing purposes.