Vacant Historic Buildings
An owner’s guide to temporary uses, maintenance and mothballing - SUMMARY
This short summary presents the key points from the detailed guidance document, Vacant Historic Buildings, an owner's guide to temporary uses, maintenance and mothballing.
It explains how to de-commission buildings that are about to be vacated, as well as how to look after buildings that have already been vacant for some time. By adopting this approach, owners can prevent unnecessary damage, dereliction and loss of significance to these buildings. They will also benefit by maintaining the market value of their assets and increasing the chances of bringing them back into permanent use.
If you have any comments or queries about the guidance, please contact gheu@HistoricEngland.org.uk
Heritage at Risk
Listed buildings which are left empty and unprotected may be classified as being 'at risk'. For more information about Historic England's Heritage at Risk initiative.
- Series: Heritage at Risk
- Publication Status: Completed
- Product Code: 51718
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