Prescot THI Blog

21 Eccleston Street: Discoveries

Posted on 08 February 2018

This post is a look-through what we uncovered or discovered during the repair, restoration and conversion works at 21 Eccleston Street.

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Prescot THI £1,000,000 invested...this is how far we’ve come.

Posted on 02 February 2018

An overview of the work carried out now that over one million pounds has been invested into Prescot. See the buildings we’ve saved, the businesses we’ve helped transform and the skills and experiences that have been gained and enjoyed by local people.

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Raiders of the Lost Market Place

Posted on 11 December 2017

I am pleased to announce that the report about the Market Place archaeology digs has now been published on the THI website. This blog post is about the digs and includes a link to the all-important report!

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Opportunity: the New Building at Prescot Market Place

Posted on 27 November 2017

The new look Market Place will contain a brand new building. We need a tenant to bring them both to life. Could it be you? Read on here…

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11 Market Place – Building Project Complete!

Posted on 20 November 2017

A (fairly long) summary of the works that took place at 11 Market Place, the seventh THI Building Project to complete! :-)

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Rag rugging from Alison Bailey

Posted on 06 November 2017

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The Heritage Hub hosts Rag Rugging in November and December

Posted on 09 October 2017

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Ceramics Craft day in the Heritage Hub

Posted on 27 September 2017

Details of two Ceramics Days to be held in Prescot Heritage Hub in October and November 2017.

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GUESTBLOG: Hello from the new intern!

Posted on 14 September 2017

Our new and final Intern, Richard MacDonald blogs about the start of his time with us.

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Summer time in Prescot – traditional skills, tiles and unearthing pottery

Posted on 11 September 2017

A summary from Lyndsey-Jane of the activities the THI has put on or taken part in over the Summer of 2017.

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Get involved

Help shape the heritage initiative by taking part in consultations, or celebrate Prescot's history at events taking place throughout the project. Schools and colleges can also get hands-on with the past through activities and workshops for groups.

Heritage skills training

Historic buildings need people with the right knowledge to look after them. The THI will give people in and entering the local construction industry the opportunity to gain new skills and experience.

The THI will also help people find out more about careers in heritage.

Get in touch

Keep up-to-date by following us on twitter or find out more at 'Space to Create', the THI information centre on Eccleston Street.

You can also contact Owen Barton, THI Officer, by phone on 0151 443 2757 or by emailing owen.barton@knowsley.gov.uk.


Apply for grants

Owners of certain buildings in the Prescot Conservation Area can apply for grants to repair, restore and re-use their property.

Eligible properties are marked in red and orange.

Read the guide to applying for grants (PDF) and eligibility criteria (PDF) documents for detailed information about grants.

Conservation area appraisals

The conservation area appraisal (PDF) is a detailed assessment of Prescot's most historic areas.

The appraisal appendices (PDF) contain more detailed information and the management plan (PDF) outlines how the area will be managed.

Heritage Lottery Funded

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