Heritage organisations

Industrial heritage

Ancient Monuments Society (AMS)

The AMS is concerned with historic buildings of all ages and all types.

ASHTAV (Association of Small Historic Towns and Villages of the United Kingdom)

ASHTAV is an organisation that works to unite amenity and civic societies, parish and own councils in small historic towns and villages throughout Britain.

Council for British Archaeology (CBA)

The Council for British Archaeology is the leading independent body for UK archaeology, bringing together professionals, volunteers and communities to open up archaeology for all.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

DCMS works to make sure the communications, creative, media, cultural, tourism, sport and leisure economies have the framework to grow and have real impact on people’s lives.

Georgian Group

The group campaigns against the neglect, maltreatment and destruction of Georgian buildings, parks and gardens in England and Wales.

Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) sustains and transforms a wide range of heritage through innovative investment in projects with a lasting impact on people and places.

Historic England

Historic England is a government service championing England's heritage and giving expert, constructive advice.

ICOMOS-UK

ICOMOS-UK is the UK National Committee of ICOMOS, the International Council on Monuments and Sites.

National Historic Ships UK

National Historic Ships UK is an independent organisation which gives objective advice to UK governments and local authorities, funding bodies, and the historic ships sector on all matters relating to historic vessels in the UK.

National Trust

We protect historic houses, gardens, mills, coastline, forests, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, nature reserves, villages and pubs. Then we open them up for ever, for everyone.

SAVE Britain’s Heritage

SAVE is a strong, independent voice in conservation, free to respond rapidly to emergencies and to speak out loud for the historic environment.

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)

The SPAB is the UK’s oldest building conservation body, founded by William Morris and others in 1877.

Twentieth Century Society

The Twentieth Century Society exists to safeguard the heritage of architecture and design in Britain from 1914 onwards.

Victorian Society

The Victorian Society is the champion for Victorian and Edwardian buildings in England and Wales.