All posts tagged "Townscape Heritage Initiative"

  • Prescot Elizabethan Theatre Mural Revealed

    A piece of art the size of a two-storey building was unveiled in Prescot town centre last Saturday (19 July). The mural, which takes up the entire side wall of 45 Eccleston Street, at the junction of...

    • Posted July 22, 2014
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  • More Grants to Restore Prescot’s Historic Character

    The Prescot Townscape Heritage Initiative has approved four more grants to restore and repair town centre properties. Buildings at 19, 54 and 56 Eccleston Street and 9 Market Place have all been identified as a priority for...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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  • New ‘Heritage Hub’ Celebrates Prescot’s Past

    Prescot Heritage Hub is inviting people to experience Elizabethan Prescot in its new town centre premises. The hub, formerly located at Space to Create, now has its own building at 53 Eccleston Street, which it shares with the...

    • Posted June 24, 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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  • Free Heritage Skills Training in Prescot

    (Press release: Knowsley Council) Work is well underway on the Prescot Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) – a £3.2million project which will see the repair and restoration of the town’s historic fabric.  The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded...

    • Posted November 13, 2013
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  • Prescot Town Centre Properties Get £300k Boost for Restoration, Repairs

    Four historic properties in Prescot town centre have received £300,000 between them to make building repairs, restore traditional features and put empty floor space to use. The grants were awarded in October as part of the Prescot...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • Tour of Britain in Prescot: Your Guide to Tuesday 17 September

    Stage 3 of the Tour of Britain passes right through the heart of historic Prescot. The individual time trials on Tuesday 17 September begin at Knowsley Safari Park and take competitors through Prescot town centre, which will...

    • Posted September 12, 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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  • £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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