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New THI Building Project on Site - 13-15 Atherton Street

Posted on 11 July 2017

Another Prescot THI Building Project has started on site at 13-15 Atherton Street. This blog post is a non-historian’s account of the building’s history.

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Project Complete - 44 Eccleston Street

Posted on 23 March 2017

A quick update on a milestone of the THI – the sixth grant-aided building project has completed: 44 Eccleston Street.

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Marshall, Mather, Fletch and Saunders: The People of 21 Eccleston Street

Posted on 20 February 2017

This blog gives a brief history of 21 Eccleston Street (Flossy’s Sandwich Bar), which is the eighth THI building project to start on site.

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Books, Drugs and Sausage Rolls: A History of 44 Eccleston Street

Posted on 27 October 2016

The THI-funded repair and restoration of 44 Eccleston Street is underway! As is now-customary on the THI Blog, here is an account of the building’s historical interest.

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Two Partnership Board Meetings, Three Building Projects

Posted on 19 September 2016

While so far this year we’ve had four THI project buildings complete, Atherton Street public realm complete and several successful events, performances and training days, work continues ‘behind the scenes’ to make the big things happen.

Work ‘behind the scenes’ includes our two most recent Partnership Board meetings: one on 1 August 2016 and the other on 21 September 2016. What happened at these meetings? Read on…

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Project Complete: 29-31 Eccleston Street

Project Complete: 29-31 Eccleston Street

Posted on 22 July 2016

Another month, another THI building project finishes – we’re on a roll!

This post takes a look at Millican’s Opticians, 29-31 Eccleston Street

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54 and 56 Eccleston Street: THI Building Projects Complete!

Posted on 10 June 2016

Two more THI Priority Building Projects have now completed: 54 and 56 Eccleston Street (Age UK and Max Speilmann). Here is a run through of both buildings before, during and after works.

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Second THI Building Project Finished :-) :-) :-) 19 Eccleston Street

Posted on 02 March 2016

A quick run-through and photos of 19 Eccleston Street, before, during and after THI-funded repair and restoration works.

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2015: A THI Odyssey

Posted on 22 December 2015

Isn’t ‘odyssey’ a strange, strange word?!

Anyway, in what might be the longest blog post yet, here is a reminder of what the THI and other partners have delivered this year – all in the name of regenerating Prescot.

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Dan Longman, Historic Environment Intern: Blog 3

Posted on 06 November 2015

Vernacular architecture, the city of Chester, MEAS and university deadlines all feature in Dan Longman’s latest blog.

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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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