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Heritage Action Zones

Find out how we can help you to unlock the economic potential of a historic site in your area with our new Heritage Action Zones scheme.
  • Black and white aerial photo of stoke on trent with lots of cone shaped kiln chimneys

    More Heritage Action Zones Starting in 2018

    The second round of Heritage Action Zones have now been announced and work will begin in 2018.

  • The pier at Margate

    Breathe New Life Into an Old Place - Make It a Heritage Action Zone

    This initiative harnesses our extensive and wide-ranging expertise to help breathe new life into unloved places and achieve sustainable growth.

  • Exterior Appleby Castle


    Restoring and reviving Appleby as a tourist attraction, benefitting the local economy and the people who live and work there.

  • Both old and new cathedrals in Coventry as seen from University Square


    Transforming Coventry through heritage.

  • A couple with a toddler walking aloingside a steam engine


    People living and working in the village and neighbouring communities have much to gain from Elsecar's rich heritage and proud story.

  • General view of the Spurn Lightship with Holy Trinity beyond

    Hull Old Town

    Bringing the Old Town back to life by working with residents and businesses to develop a vision for the area as a place to live, work and visit.

  • Nelson Street, King’s Lynn

    King's Lynn

    How new development which works with historic Lynn can reinforce the economic, social and environmental vitality of this modern medieval town.

  • People sitting in the Old Market Square


    The Heart of Nottingham Heritage Action Zone will reveal the city's history and in turn secure its future conservation.

  • View of Ramsgate harbour


    Achieve economic growth by using the historic environment as a catalyst.

  • Row of buildings with the statue of an eagle on the apex of one roof


    Sunderland's 'Historic High Streets at Risk' Heritage Action Zone aims to bring Sunderland's high street heritage back to life.

  • Aerial view of Sutton High Street


    Helping Sutton face the challenges presented by growth whilst ensuring the character of the town centre is not lost.

  • Aerial view of Royal Parade, Weston-super-Mare


    The Great Weston Heritage Action Zone will help the town's heritage play a part in its regeneration.