Most Popular Advice and Guidance Documents
Here are our 10 most downloaded advice and guidance publications.
The Setting of Heritage Assets - this document sets out guidance on managing change within the settings of heritage assets, including archaeological remains and historic buildings, sites, areas, and landscapes.Learn more
The primary aim of the Conservation Principles, Policies and Guidance is to support the quality of decision-making, with the ultimate objective of creating a management regime for all aspects of the historic environment that is clear and transparent in its purpose and sustainable in its application.Learn more
Advice Note 1 - this revised guidance sets out ways to manage change in a way that conserves and enhances historic areas through conservation area designation, appraisal and management.Learn more
This guidance provides technical advice to help prevent conflicts between energy efficiency requirements in Part L of the Building Regulations and the conservation of historic and traditionally constructed buildings.Learn more
This guidance note provides advice on the principles, risks, materials and methods for insulating solid masonry walls.Learn more
Managing Significance in Decision-Taking - this document contains useful information on repairing, restoring, making additions and altering heritage assets to help local authorities, planning and other consultants, owners, applicants and other interested parties in implementing national historic environment policy and guidance.Learn more
This advice explains how significance can be retained and enhanced through well-informed maintenance and sympathetic development, provided that repairs, design and implementation are carried out to a high standard.Learn more
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