Prescot THI Blog

Archive of: 2013

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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Old Building, New THI Project: 5-7 Eccleston Street

Posted on 13 December 2013

A rare event: a new building project has been added to the THI: 5-7 Eccleston Street. report includes a brief run-through of the building’s history.

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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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Knowsley Historic Environment Strategy

Posted on 22 November 2013

The first ever Knowsley Historic Environment Strategy has just been published. What is it? Why is it important? Here is a quick run-through…

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Short Course:Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Buildings

Posted on 08 November 2013

Details of a two-day accredited course that will be taking place in Prescot on 3-4 December. Free places available!

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THI Partnership Board - First Meeting 9 October 2013

THI Partnership Board - First Meeting 9 October 2013

Posted on 05 November 2013

The THI Partnership Board met for the first time on 9th October 2013. Here is a summary of the outcomes of the meeting.

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Prescot THI Partnership Board

Prescot THI Partnership Board

Posted on 08 October 2013

A brief intro to the Prescot THI Partnership Board.

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Leyland Street: Part 2 of 2

Leyland Street: Part 2 of 2

Posted on 04 October 2013

Before there was Leyland Street, there was Tea Street! This blog is the second installment of the history of this part of town.

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The Tour of Britain - Tuesday 17th September

Posted on 13 September 2013

The Tour of Britain comes to Prescot on Tuesday 17th September. We’ll be there – will you?

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ARK – Archive Resource for Knowsley

ARK – Archive Resource for Knowsley

Posted on 06 September 2013

The Borough’s heritage could receive another boost if the ARK (Archive Resource for Knowsley) bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund is a success. You can help make it a success by pledging your support online!

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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