Prescot THI Blog

Posts by Lyndsey-Jane Kevan

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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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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Skills and More!

Posted on 10 May 2017

A summary from Lyndsey of all of the collaborations and shared projects the THI has been working on over the last few months – plenty of photos!

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Prescot Public Art Help Needed

Posted on 23 February 2017

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4th of March in the Heritage Hub: Watchmaker's Craft

Posted on 30 January 2017

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Seasonal Sensations

Posted on 06 December 2016

An update from Lyndsey-Jane Kevan, THI Skills Co-ordintator on the training, events and activities that have been delivered in Prescot by the THI over the last few months. Lots of photos!

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Pots, History and Continual Professional Development

Posted on 05 September 2016

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A lot has happened

Posted on 12 July 2016

A summary of the outreach, activities and training the THI has delivered in recent months.

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Prescot Remembers 18th of June

Prescot Remembers 18th of June

Posted on 07 June 2016

Details of ‘Prescot Remembers’ – an afternoon of events and activities we’re putting on as part of the 2016 Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts.

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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

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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