Preston is a community within the City of Cambridge. Prior to its amalgamation (1973) with the City of Galt and the town of Hespeler and the Village of Blair it was an independent Town. It is located near the junction of the Grand River and Speed River. Downtown Preston is commonly considered to be bounded on the north by the entrance to Riverside Park on King Street, and on the south by the King and Bishop plaza. In Preston you will find many fine old century homes, war time homes and some newer development. Preston has access to highways 8 & 401 with great access to the City of Kitchener.