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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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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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Works Start at 11 Market Place

Works Start at 11 Market Place

Posted on 11 May 2015

11 Market Place is the third ever THI building project and the first ever ‘Priority Building’ and work started last week. This blog post gives an overview of the building’s history and the works that are going to take place.

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First THI Building Project Complete! :-) :-) :-)

Posted on 02 April 2015

40 High Street was our first THI grant-aided buiding project to start on site, and it’s also the first to finish. Details of the scheme are herein…

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THI Partnership Board: Latest Outline Grant Approvals

Posted on 04 July 2014

A brief summary of the latest THI Building Projects to have recevied outline grant approval from the THI Partnership Board

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The Importance of Shopfronts

Posted on 30 April 2014

Shopfronts as we know them have been around for over 200 years. This post is a brief run-through of the importance of shopfronts.

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THI Partnership Board - Third Meeting 28 January 2014

Posted on 05 February 2014

The THI Partnership Board met for the third tmie on 28 January 2014. This post summarises the key decisions made by the Board at this meeting.

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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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