All posts tagged "Townscape Heritage Initiative"

  • Bakery Becomes Second Prescot Eatery to Smash Crowdfunding Target

    A Prescot bakery has raised £30,000 in one month to open its next premises in the town centre. The Albion Bakehouse set a target of £30k to raise through a crowdfunding campaign, where members of the public...

    • Posted August 3, 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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  • Prescot Community Groups Invited to Use New Market Place

    Does your community group need an indoor or outdoor space for meetings, activities and events? The redesigned Market Place is expected to be complete in mid-2018, and Prescot THI are looking for local groups interested in using...

    • Posted September 14, 2017
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  • Prescot Market Place Winning Design Announced

    The transformation of Prescot’s Market Place will begin in early 2018, following the announcement of a winning design for the historic site. This week Knowsley Council and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) selected Mark Wray...

    • Posted August 24, 2017
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  • Prescot Market Place Redesign: Voting Opens 3 August

    Members of the public will be asked their views on potential designs for a reimagined Market Place in Prescot. Five potential designs will be put to the vote from Thursday 3 to Tuesday 8 August. Forty-five architects...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • 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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  • Liverpool JMU Students Looking for Prescot Memories

    English students from Liverpool John Moores University will be in Prescot on Wednesday 8 March researching the history of the traditional Lancashire town. Residents are invited to come along to Prescot Heritage Hub at 55 Eccleston Street...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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  • Atherton Street, Prescot, Set for Redevelopment

    Atherton Street in Prescot town centre is due to undergo similar development to that of nearby Leyland Street. Phase One of the development, beginning in April, will see the road surface and pavements redone in natural stone,...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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  • What’s on in Prescot, March 2015

    Events in and around Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill in March 2015. Saturday 7 March . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot Prescot Producers’ Market . Fresh produce, baked goods, crafts & more Saturday 7 March . 10am-4pm . Prescot...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Prescot History Event to Showcase Ancient Building Techniques

    Local history and heritage buffs are invited to see ancient building techniques in action on Saturday 7 March. The drop-in event, between 10am and 4pm at Prescot Town Hall, features live demonstrations in brick, plaster, stone, timber,...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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