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Pillars of the community: The transfer of local authority heritage assets

The following guidance publication has been archived. This is because it is now out of date or has been superseded by new guidance. If you would like to obtain a digital copy of this guidance for your information only please email supplying the title, author, product code and publication date.

English Heritage and a number of other organisations in the heritage sector have joined forces with the Asset Transfer Unit (based in the Development Trusts Association) to pool their experience. This document is a summary of the new web-based guidance note that they have endorsed. It is intended both for local authorities and community organisations. It will also be relevant to transfers from central government and other public sector bodies.

The fuller guidance, which will outline the process for asset transfers, both from a local authority and community perspective, will be published in the autumn. It will be accompanied by a number of case studies which provide real life examples of exactly what can be achieved.

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