All posts tagged "regeneration"

  • Shortlist for Prescot Market Place Redesign

    The Royal Institute of British Architects have unveiled five possible designs for the revamped Market Place in Prescot town centre. RIBA launched the global competition in May, on behalf of Prescot Townscape Heritage Initiative. Forty-five entrants submitted...

    • Posted June 22, 2017
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  • Shakespeare North Confirms Key Appointments in Prescot Theatre Bid

    The Prescot Playhouse is a step closer to construction, following the appointment of architects and engineers to work on the project. Shakespeare North plan to build an educational complex, with a 350-seat Elizabethan cockpit theatre (pictured) at its...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
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  • Go-ahead for Shakespeare College & Theatre in Prescot

    A planning application for the building of a Shakespearean theatre and educational facility in Prescot town centre has been successful. Knowsley Council’s Planning Committee granted planning permission for the proposed complex, which has already received local and...

    • Posted April 22, 2016
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  • Home Bargains Submit Plans for New Prescot Superstore

    Merseyside retailer TJ Morris have officially submitted their plans for a new Home Bargains superstore in Prescot. Earlier this year, the company announced to customers they wouldn’t be renewing the lease on their current premises in Prescot...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Prescot Town Centre: Time to Get Radical

    Big changes to Prescot call not for hand-wringing attempts to cling to the status quo, but for a radical rethink of the historic town centre, writes the editor. Home Bargains and the Post Office – two of...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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  • New Life for Old Buildings in Eccleston Street Makeover

    Two historic town centre buildings have been given grants of £250,000 in total as part of the Prescot Townscape Heritage Initiative. Numbers 5-7 and 21-23 Eccleston Street will be transformed, with restored shop fronts, conversion of upper...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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  • Leyland Street Works Delayed

    Prescot residents will have to wait a little longer to see Leyland Street back to normal. The historic street, off Eccleston Street in the town centre, was shut in March so that trees could be replaced. The...

    • Posted July 9, 2013
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  • Council to Consider Prescot Town Centre Cinema

    Knowsley Council are considering a cinema for Prescot town centre. Market researchers will take to the streets later this month to find out more about cinema-going habits in Knowsley. Surveys in Prescot, Huyton and Kirkby will show...

    • Posted June 13, 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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  • £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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