The Prescot Centre
4 February 2013
The Prescot Centre opened on 23 April 2012 and houses Prescot
Museum, Prescot Library and Prescot One Stop Shop.
There’s a free car park at the back of Prescot Shopping
Centre with several disabled parking spaces.
The museum is open from Monday to Friday from 9am -
5pm, and on Saturdays from 10am to 3.30pm.
The museum has a range of permanent and temporary displays
celebrating the history of Prescot, including the town's
watch-making past, former industries, local dignitaries and
businesses and much more.
Prescot Museum also offers:
- Free information sheets on Prescot’s history
- Museum films for sale
- Print service for museum owned photographs (in both A4 and A3
- Free museum enquiry service
- Free family-friendly activity sheets and quizzes
- Interactive displays for museum visitors
- Family Friendly art workshops (contact museum for details)
Find out more about
The library is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and
Friday, from 9am to 5pm, Thursday from 9am to
1pm, and Saturday from 10am to 1pm.
As a member of Knowsley Library Service you can:
- Borrow books, audio books and DVDs
- Order books that aren’t in stock
- Join reading events and activities. The reading group meets on
the first Monday of the month, 2.00pm – 3.00pm.
- Use computers and the Internet
- Access online library information from home
- Research local and family history
- Attend courses
- Use the photocopier, printer, scanner and fax
- Attend under 5s Words and Pictures sessions: Friday 10.00am –
- Attend a variety of activities for adults and children,
including author visits, holiday activities for children. Please
contact the Library for further details.
Find out more about
Prescot One-stop Shop
Prescot One-stop Shop is open from Monday to Friday,
9am to 5pm. At Prescot One Stop Shop you can:
- Pay council and Knowsley Housing Trust bills
- Ask about housing benefits
- Apply for a blue badge
- Enquire about support for street lighting, missed bin
collections and environmental issues
- Get support for home to school enquiries
- Ask about parking permits
- Buy Merseytravel Saveaway tickets
Other partner agencies also hold sessions here including:
- Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) – Tuesday, 10am to 12pm
(by appointment only). Please call 0845 6060 265 to make an
appointment or ask for further details at any of our One Stop
- Roy Castle Fag Ends (Roy Castle Fag Ends) - Friday 9.30am to
11.30am (by appointment only). Telephone 0151 426 7462 to make an
- The Connexions careers information service for young people
also has sessions there on Tuesdays from 1pm to 4pm.
Find out more about Prescot
Accessibility at Prescot Centre
The centre has:
- Full wheelchair access throughout the building
- Hearing aid loop
- Baby changing facilities and disabled toilet.
- Big print weekly newspaper (Prescot Library)
- Touch screen (Prescot Library)
- Screen reading and magnification software for visually impaired
- Translation and Interpretation Service via telephone (One Stop
Visit the One Stop
Shop page for more information about bus and train services to