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About Us

We are the public body that looks after England's historic environment.  We champion historic places, helping people understand, value and care for them. 

You can find out what Historic England does and how we are run in this section.

  • Brighton Station.  Detail of iron roof structure.

    What We Do

    Find out how Historic England, a public body, champions and protects our historic environment.

  • A view of Clevedon pier at sunset.

    How We Are Run

    Find out how Historic England is run and who funds us.

  • General view of Wildersmouth, Ilfracombe, Devon.


    Find out about jobs at Historic England.

  • Interior view of Grand Avenue in Smithfield Market with red K2 and K6 telephone boxes

    Contact Us

    Contact details for Historic England's main offices, local offices, the Historic England Archive, Customer Services and the Press Office.

  • Britain from Above virtual volunteers and Project Team members at a volunteer event, November 2013

    Volunteer with Historic England

    Have fun meeting new people and learning new skills as a volunteer with Historic England.