Accessible Text Alternative for Infographic on Decline in Local Authority Heritage Specialists

This is an accessible text alternative for an infographic depicting in map form the decline of numbers of specialist historic environment staff giving advice within in England's local authorities from 2006 to 2014, divided by the then current Historic England local office areas.


Average decrease

The overall average fall in specialist staff for England from 2006 was 32%.

Decrease by local office areas since 2006

  • South West: 42% down
  • West Midlands 41% down
  • North West: 40% down
  • London: 35% down
  • East Midlands: 33% down
  • Yorkshire: 27% down
  • South East 25% down
  • North East 18% down
  • East of England 16% down