Who We Are

We're the public body that champions and protects England's historic places.

Find out how Historic England is run and how we are funded.

  • Market Hall, The Square, Chipping Campden,  Gloucestershire. Interior view showing arches.


    The Commission is the governing board of the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England and oversees the work of Historic England.

  • The Royal Crescent in Bath.  Exterior of Nos 4 – 8.

    Executive Team

    The Chief Executive is supported by an Executive Team comprising the Executive Directors of Historic England's four operational groups.

  • Holme Next the Sea Timber Circle ("Sea Henge"), Norfolk. View at sunrise. Early bronze age site.


    Find out about the role of Historic England's committees.

  • Spiral staircase

    How We Are Funded

    Historic England is funded largely by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

  • A man standing alone inside a mosque viewed from behind


    Find out what Historic England is doing to engage people of different backgrounds, perspectives and needs in our work.

  • Backdrop of London before darkness.

    Modern Slavery Transparency Statement

    Historic England has a zero tolerance policy for any form of modern slavery, coerced labour or human trafficking.