Prescot THI Blog

Archive of: 2017

New THI Building Project on Site - 13-15 Atherton Street

Posted on 11 July 2017

Another Prescot THI Building Project has started on site at 13-15 Atherton Street. This blog post is a non-historian’s account of the building’s history.

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Market Place Design Competition - Stage 1

Posted on 23 June 2017

Stage 1 of the Market Place re-design has finished with five designs shortlisted. What do they look like? Have a read of this blog…

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Skills and More!

Posted on 10 May 2017

A summary from Lyndsey of all of the collaborations and shared projects the THI has been working on over the last few months – plenty of photos!

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Market Place Design Competition Launch

Posted on 10 May 2017

I am delighted to announce the launch of the design competition for the re-design of Market Place. Full details and a link to the competition website are within this entry.

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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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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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Prescot Public Art Help Needed

Posted on 23 February 2017

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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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4th of March in the Heritage Hub: Watchmaker's Craft

Posted on 30 January 2017

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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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