Prescot shops and restaurants receive special Knowsley Business Award

Prescot traders received a surprise accolade for their contribution to the area as the biggest ever Knowsley Business Awards took place.The annual celebration of the borough’s individuals and organisations returned last night (22 November), with 850 guests in attendance.Retailers and food and drink establishments from Prescot’s independent business community were ... Read More...

Shakespeare North Playhouse project moves towards construction stage

The preferred construction partner for Knowsley’s multi-million pound Shakespeare North Playhouse has been named.Knowsley Council cabinet members have agreed to appoint Kier Construction for the Prescot town centre scheme, with pre-construction work scheduled to start in April 2018.An April 2020 completion date has been earmarked for the theatre, education and ... Read More...

New homes, supermarket & Shakespeare theatre to be considered at Knowsley meeting

Knowsley Council will consider a number of high-profile proposed developments today (9 November) including a major retail scheme in Kirkby and a Shakespearean theatre in Prescot.The local authority’s planning committee will also debate plans for a number of new housing developments across the borough.The proposed retail development in Kirkby town ... Read More...

Plans for Shakespeare North submitted

A planned 350-seat Shakespeare theatre, which will be the first in the UK with education at its core, has moved a step closer to reality with a planning application being submitted.The Shakespeare North Playhouse aims to make Prescot a place where actors, writers, students and young people will be able to study and ... Read More...