Historic England is the national authority responsible for ensuring the protection of England’s historic environment. They manage the listing system, produce conservation guidance, and comment on applications affecting the more important heritage assets.
The Institute of Historic Building Conservation is the main organisation for heritage professionals in the UK. Their website contains a range of useful information on the historic environment, including news and technical resources.
The National Amenity Societies are voluntary organisations concerned with promoting the conservation and appreciation of historic buildings and landscapes. They are Statutory Consultees on applications for Listed Building Consent, and can also provide valuable advice and assistance on the conservation of historic properties. There are seven in total, each dealing with different parts of our national heritage:
|The Council for British Archaeology
|Ancient Monuments Society
|The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
|The Georgian Group
|The Victorian Society
|The Twentieth Century Society
|The Gardens Trust