All posts tagged "developments"

  • Eccleston Street Improvements: Find out More

    Eccleston Street in Prescot town centre will be the first to benefit from a Liverpool City Region funding boost of £14 million. The investment, announced in June, is earmarked for improvements to transport in the town. In...

    • Posted July 19, 2018
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  • £14 Million Funding Boost for Prescot Town Centre Theatre & Transport Links

    Prescot will receive an estimated £14 million from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, it was announced last week. Some of the pot will go towards the new Shakespeare North theatre and college, while other earmarked projects...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Why Prescot Is on the Up

    They’re building a theatre in Prescot. It will be an authentic replica of a cockpit design by Inigo Jones, the famed 17th-century architect. Its existence will hark back to the late Elizabethan Prescot Playhouse, the first free-standing...

    • Posted May 29, 2018
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  • Competition to Name a Prescot Street

    Knowsley Council have launched a competition to name the street outside Shakespeare North’s new theatre, set to open in 2020. Judges are looking for something that is “unique, memorable and Shakespeare-themed.” And they’ve said adamantly they will...

    • Posted May 14, 2018
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  • New Prescot Police & Fire Station Now Open

    After a 12-month construction project, Prescot Community Fire & Police Station has opened at the junction of Manchester Road and Cables Way. The purpose-built facility replaces the former Prescot Police Station on Derby Street and both Whiston...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Construction of Prescot’s Shakespearean Theatre Planned for April

    Construction work on a theatre and college in Prescot town centre is expected to begin in April 2018, following the appointment of contractors by Knowsley Council. Liverpool-based Kier Construction are to build the 350-seat Elizabethan theatre, housed...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Luxury Hotel for Site of Imperial Pub, Prescot

    The former site of the Imperial pub, opposite Prescot Railway Station, will become home to a luxury boutique hotel. The fondly remembered pub, on the corner of Bridge Road and Station Road, burned down in 2012 and...

    • Posted November 24, 2017
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  • Planning Application Refused for Whitakers Land

    An application to build houses on former greenbelt in Prescot has been refused. Beesley & Fildes, Ltd, applied in 2016 to build up to 200 homes on land adjoining Whitakers Garden Centre, off Liverpool Road. They withdrew...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Work Starts on New Prescot Police & Fire Station

    Construction is underway on a new joint police and fire station in Prescot. The building, on a vacant site between Manchester Road and Carr Lane, replaces both Prescot Police Station on Derby Street and Whiston Fire Station...

    • Posted March 16, 2017
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  • Halsnead ‘Garden Village’ in Pipeline for Whiston

    Residents are invited to have their say on a housing development in store for the Halsnead Park area of Whiston. The Halsnead development is one of 14 ‘garden villages’ proposed across the country, and the only one...

    • Posted January 30, 2017
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