Prescot THI Blog

Archive of: 2016

A lot has happened

Posted on 12 July 2016

A summary of the outreach, activities and training the THI has delivered in recent months.

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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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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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Prescot Remembers 18th of June

Prescot Remembers 18th of June

Posted on 07 June 2016

Details of ‘Prescot Remembers’ – an afternoon of events and activities we’re putting on as part of the 2016 Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts.

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Pottery in the Park

Posted on 26 May 2016

Details of ‘Pottery in the Park’, a FREE event in Stadt Moers park on 13 June 2016.

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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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Dan Longman, Historic Environment Intern: Blog 6

Posted on 15 April 2016

Dan Longman gives a round-up of his latest endeavours working with the new conservation officer, up-skilling, statements of significance, shopfronts. university, publishing and writing for the local press.

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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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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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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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