This page is aimed at anyone who manages or cares for a war memorial or a memorial garden and provides practical advice to help you conserve, protect and maintain these unique monuments that stand at the heart of almost every community.
Conserving war memorials
Historic England has published a series of guidelines to help you look after your war memorial.
For detailed and comprehensive advice on conserving and repairing war memorials, including how to carry out condition surveys, specify works, carry out maintenance and prevent theft, please see:
War memorial landscapes
Advice on conserving and managing war memorial landscapes has been developed in partnership with War Memorials Trust, the Garden History Society and Historic Scotland.
Funding for war memorials
There are a number of different sources of funding for war memorials, particularly during these centenary years of the First World War. These may include bodies such as the Heritage Lottery Fund and your local authority.
For comprehensive information on funding for war memorials, visit the Grants section of War Memorials Trust's website.