Biennial Report into the Care of the Government Historic Estate 2015-17

This is a Report which looks at the condition and prospects of the heritage assets held by Government and its agencies, which between them have to care for more than 5000 sites.

Every two years these bodies are asked to account for their stewardship: this report assesses their answers covering the period 2015 to 2017.


  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Why conserve the historic estate?
  • Major change in the historic estate
  • How they are doing
  • The Questions
  • The Results
  • Conclusions and lessons
  • Annex
    Heritage at Risk on the Government Historic Estate 2015-7
    Government departments and others, contributing to this Report
    How Government owns property
    How the Protocol came into use
    Government policy and practice on disposals
    Conservation Plans, Conservation Management Plans,
    Conservation Statements – and others

Additional Information

  • Pages: 56
  • Product Code: 52106


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