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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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Market Place: Here's What You Said

Posted on 14 December 2016

We have consulted the people of Prescot over the summer about Market Place: what do people want to see happen to this empty public open space? My summary, plus links to the actual report of the findings are in this blog post.

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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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Market Place – Last Chance to Share Your Ideas! 9:30-3:30 Saturday 3rd September 2016, Prescot Shopping Centre

Market Place – Last Chance to Share Your Ideas! 9:30-3:30 Saturday 3rd September 2016, Prescot Shopping Centre

Posted on 17 August 2016

Details of the final consultation event about the Redesign of Market Place – to be held between 9:30am and 3:30pm on Saturday 2rd June 2016 at Prescot Shopping Centre.

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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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Pottery in the Park

Posted on 26 May 2016

Details of ‘Pottery in the Park’, a FREE event in Stadt Moers park on 13 June 2016.

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FREE Training: Tendering for Heritage Projects

Posted on 28 April 2016

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Chickens and Donkey Stones

Posted on 19 April 2016

An overview by the THI Skills Coordinator Lyndsey-Jane Kevan on what the THI has been doing on the skills and community outreach fronts so far in 2016.

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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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