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FREE Heritage Training Day

Posted on 08 July 2016

We have another FREE training day – full details here.

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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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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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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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Prescot Old Buildings Day and recent Appointments

Posted on 07 April 2015

News about how Prescot Old Buildings Day went and info about our recent appointments at THI HQ…

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Old Buildings Day: Saturday 7th March 2015

Posted on 03 February 2015

A big event for the THI: the Prescot ‘Old Buildings Day’ held jointly with the SPAB (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) – open to all

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Opportunity: Historic Environment Internship

Opportunity: Historic Environment Internship

Posted on 19 January 2015

We’re looking to appoint this year’s Historic Environment Intern as part of the THI. Find out more and where to apply here!

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Training Event' 'Laser Scanning Experience Day'

Posted on 03 February 2014

The THI had its second training event, and the first one to be held in an actual THI Project Building (13-15 Atherton Street). It was a ‘Laser Scanning Experience Day’aimed at Building Surveying students. It took place on 29 January 2014.

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Repairs and Maintenance Course - 3rd & 4th December in Prescot

Posted on 06 December 2013

An overview of the THI’s first ever training / CPD event that took place in Prescot on 3-4 December 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

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