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46 Eccleston Street: Project Complete!

Posted on 30 January 2019

Another THI Building Project is complete: Girls On Top aka 46 Eccleston Street. This post summarises the work done and shows the before and after photos.

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Plaques for Prescot

Posted on 12 November 2018

The THI has put twelve heritage plaques around Prescot town centre. This blog post gives a background to this plus a link to download the map showing the locations of all twelve plaques.

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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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Opportunity - Historic Environment Intern Post (paid) - the Final Countdown has begun!

Posted on 06 March 2017

We are currently looking for our fourth and final Historic Environment Intern. Could our year-long paid post and formal academic qualification be your springboard to a heritage career? The Final Countdown has begun!

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GUESTBLOG: Hannah Sharp, Historic Environment Intern

Posted on 11 October 2016

GUESTBLOG: Hannah Sharp, our third Historic Environment Intern, shares her experiences working with us here at THI / Conservation HQ for the last few months.

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Opportunity - Historic Environment Internship 2016/17

Posted on 15 February 2016

We are looking for our third Historic Environment Intern. Could our year-long paid post and formal academic qualification be your springboard to a heritage career?

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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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Skills Co-ordinator First Blog

Posted on 16 November 2015

So far, so good – an update of where Lyndsey-Jane Kevan, the THI Skills-Co-ordinator, has been up to in her time at THI HQ so far and what is in store next.

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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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Dan Longman, Historic Environment Intern: Blog 2

Posted on 28 September 2015

Dan Longman gives an update after his second month of working with Prescot THI.

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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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