All posts tagged "heritage"

  • Prescot Heritage Hub Opens Door on History

    Prescot Heritage Hub opens its doors again in September, with a regular programme of events and activities. The group, based at Space to Create on Eccleston Street, hosts year-round opportunities for the community to explore Prescot’s history...

    • Posted August 14, 2013
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  • £10.4m for Prescot Watch Factory Development

    A residential development on the site of the former Prescot Watch Factory has received £10.4 million in funding from the Department of Health. More than 70 new homes will be built on the site, which once also...

    • Posted July 29, 2013
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  • THI Offering Grants to Prescot Properties

    Town centre traders, businesses, charities, landlords and home-owners may be eligible for grants from the Prescot Townscape Heritage Initiative. Project leaders have identified two “priority clusters” (pictured) within the Conservation Area, where restoration and repairs are most...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Photos of the BICC, Prescot, in Its Heyday

    Prescot Online reader David Butterworth has shared a fascinating album of photos from the old BICC. Head over to Facebook to see the full set.

    • Posted May 21, 2013
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  • £4m Project to Regenerate Historic Prescot

    A five-year plan to regenerate Prescot will see an estimated £4 million invested in buildings, businesses and open spaces in the traditional town centre. Among the aims is to make the town centre attractive again to businesses,...

    • Posted May 17, 2013
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  • Prescot Conservation Report Acknowledges Poor Town Planning

    A document published by Knowsley Council last year acknowledges the damage the Cables Retail Park has caused to the historic town centre of Prescot. The report, produced in partnership with independent specialists The Conservation Studio, said the...

    • Posted May 16, 2013
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  • New Poco Coffee Pays Homage to Prescot’s Past

    The owner of the newly opened Poco Coffee, Prescot, has decorated the premises with a nod to the town’s rich heritage. A wall-sized photo (right) shows the historic building, with its distinct Tudor frontage, as it was...

    • Posted May 15, 2013
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  • £1.85m granted to revitalise Prescot’s heritage

    Best news Prescot has had in a while? — Ed. (Press release: Knowsley Council) The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has today awarded £1.85m to Knowsley Council to revitalise Prescot’s historic buildings and breathe new life into the...

    • Posted December 3, 2012
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  • Council Bids for £2 million to Regenerate Prescot

    Knowsley Council has announced “exciting plans to revitalise the historic town of Prescot” by bidding to become a “Portas pilot” and competing for a cash injection from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The first bid, if successful, will...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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