An enchanting and historic wedding venue set within the iconic Grade II listed Old Post Office

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A match made in heaven

Fall in love with The Shankly Preston

A divine marriage of elegant period features and contemporary flair, The Shankly Hotel Preston is a truly idyllic venue to exchange your vows.

Offering a taste of pure luxury in the centre of Preston, this grandiose venue captures the rich history and heritage that resonates throughout the city.

The iconic building was formerly the Old Post Office, standing proudly in beautiful Market Square for over 114 years.

A treasured landmark, the hotel is home to a versatile and elegant events space that radiates romance and style.

Adorned with heavenly ivory details and boasting atmospheric views over the historic heart of the city, this wedding venue is the most picturesque setting to say ‘I do’.

Book your special day in Preston’s most iconic wedding venue today.

Weddings with a touch of class

An unrivalled romantic setting

Make memories you and your loved one will cherish forever in the idyllic setting of The Shankly Hotel Preston. The perfect backdrop to the most magical day of your life, the unique period features, breathtaking views and historic atmosphere are a sensory delight.

Our stunning venue is dedicated to a true football legend and a beloved family man. When Bill Shankly signed for Preston North End in 1933, he fell in love with the city and its people. Throughout his illustrious career as both a footballer and manager, this special bond was never broken.

The Shankly Hotel Preston commemorates this unique relationship in a setting that exudes timeless romance. This enchanting hotel embraces Preston’s fascinating past and celebrates your exciting future.

Booking our exquisite wedding venue also means you and your wedding guests can enjoy a stay in the elegant rooms and suites, enriched with the fascinating history of Preston and Bill Shankly. The bride and groom can choose to stay in our opulent bridal suite which offers class and splendour, the perfect setting to relax before and after your special day.

From sipping champagne with your closest friends and family as the sun sets over Preston, to celebrating your wedding day into the early hours, we promise you’ll have an irreplaceable experience.

Elegant catering

A delicious dining experience

Choosing the best menu to help celebrate your wedding is so important, the perfect dish will be remembered for all the right reasons. At The Shankly Preston, we offer a range of catering options that will ensure your canapés are delectable, the main course is a crowd-pleaser and your dessert delights the taste buds.

Our luxurious hotel is home to a wonderful bar and restaurant, The Carriage. Adorned with beautiful walnut wood panelling, opulent chandeliers, rustic leather chesterfields and sentimental nods to Bill Shankly, it is the perfect setting to raise a toast to your happy future together.

Wedding Packages

Choose from a range of set packages, or opt for a truly unique experience and start with a blank canvas.

Package includes

  • Prosecco and canapés (3 per person) on arrival
  • Three course wedding breakfast
  • Half bottle of house wine per person with the wedding breakfast
  • Prosecco for the wedding toast
  • Evening buffet
  • Master of Ceremonies
  • Fully stocked candy cart
  • Cake stand, cake knife and wedding post box
  • Table name/number stands and easel for your table plan
  • Bridal Suite the night of your wedding (subject to availability)
  • Civil Ceremony is optional
  • Designated Wedding Coordinator and Events Manager


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    • Prices may vary subject to date of wedding
    • Available from July 2019

    Dream it, choose it

    At Signature Living Weddings, our dedicated wedding coordinators are devoted to the finer details.

    Whether it’s the extravagant wedding of your wildest dreams, or a more intimate occasion, we specialise in making your wishes come true.

    Starting with a blank canvas, our coordinators will listen, inspire and work their magic every step of the way, so that your wedding is exclusively yours.

    Start your wedding journey today…

    Let's fall in love...

    Enquire now and begin your love story today

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