Latest Advice and Guidance
This page highlights our most recent advice and guidance on a wide range of heritage-related topics. All of our advice is free to download from relevant sections of the website and the Publications pages.
This page includes the following lists:
New advice and guidance
List of our new advice and guidance documents published in the last six months.
Heritage Crime PreventionPublished 8 June 2023
Twenty five techniques of crime prevention, with guidance on the ways in which they might be used to prevent or deter heritage crime in particular.
Heritage Crime Risk AssessmentPublished 8 June 2023
Guidance on assessing and quantifying relative crime risks and to implement cost-effective measures to address those risks.
Heat Pumps in Historic BuildingsPublished 26 May 2023
Ten case studies reviewing the performance of air source heat pump (ASHP) technology in homes, offices, shops and two small churches across England.
The Commercial Office, 1900-39Published 12 April 2023
Introductions to Heritage Assets. A short guide to the development of commercial office buildings in early 20th-century England.
Curating the PalaeolithicPublished 9 January 2023
The importance of the English Palaeolithic record in its Pleistocene context and best practices for protecting it through the planning process.
Revised and updated advice and guidance
Below is a list of other advice and guidance documents we've revised and updated in the last six months.
Heritage Crime InterventionsPublished 12 June 2023
Prosecutions and alternative disposals: a general guide to the range of interventions available to those agencies responsible for the enforcement of heritage crime.
Heritage Crime Impact StatementsPublished 12 June 2023
The use of heritage crime impact statements, who should provide them and what information they should contain.
Technical Conservation Guidance
Download our brochure listing all our current free-to-download technical conservation guidance and research reports.