Heritage organisations

Historic England


Historic England looks after the historic environment, providing expert advice, helping people protect and care for it, and helping the public to understand and enjoy it.


Areas of interest

  • Champions historic places
  • Advises government on which parts of our heritage are nationally important so they may be protected by designation
  • Advises local authorities on managing changes to the most important parts of our heritage
  • Encourages investment in heritage at risk
  • Shares knowledge, skills and expertise by offering training and guidance, giving practical conservation advice and access to our resources.