Prescott was articled to Freeman from 1888-93 and remained as an assistant until 1903. He supervised the Southport pier improvements. He later practiced in Wigan with Bold as Prescott & Bold. He designed the Grand Theatre and Hippodrome in Leigh (1908), currently (2017) a Wetherspoons.
RIBA biographical file
Earl, John and Sell, Mike; The Guide to British Theatres 1750-1950; 2000