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Market Place Design Competition - Stage 1

Posted on 23 June 2017

Stage 1 of the Market Place re-design has finished with five designs shortlisted. What do they look like? Have a read of this blog…

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Market Place Design Competition Launch

Posted on 10 May 2017

I am delighted to announce the launch of the design competition for the re-design of Market Place. Full details and a link to the competition website are within this entry.

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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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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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Atherton Street - Public Realm Project Complete

Posted on 17 August 2016

Before and After photos of the recently completed public realm improvements at Atherton Street.

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Atherton Street Public Realm

Posted on 14 April 2016

The second of three THI public realm project is now on site: Atherton Street. This post covers a few bits and pieces about Atherton Street’s history and the THI works that are underway.

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Progress Update - Summer 2015

Progress Update - Summer 2015

Posted on 17 July 2015

A Summer 2015 THI round-up: staff changes at THI HQ, visualisations of the Atherton Street public realm project, and where the grant-aided projects are up to.

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THI News Digest

THI News Digest

Posted on 11 April 2014

A few nuggets of news about the THI and what has been going on in the last few weeks.

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Bowring Park, Roby - HLF Go-Ahead to Plan Restoration

Posted on 08 January 2014

Knowsley MBC and its partners are a step closer to securing £1.9million from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the restoration of Bowring Park in Roby.

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Three Quarters of 2013 - THI Progress to Date

Three Quarters of 2013 - THI Progress to Date

Posted on 19 December 2013

A summing up of what the THI has achieved in 2013.

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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

© Knowsley Council 2013