2018 – Heritage in Commercial Use

Heritage Counts 2018 focuses on the commercial uses and business occupiers of heritage, focusing especially on how heritage offers adaptable and unique business premises for a wide range of businesses, from leisure and retail to the creative industries.
  • St Giles, Norwich

    Heritage in Commercial Use

    Heritage Counts 2018 focuses on the commercial uses and business occupiers of historic buildings.

  • People seated in the bar at the Showroom Cinema, Sheffield

    Case Studies

    These case studies illustrate findings of the 2018 Heritage Counts research into the commercial use of heritage assets.

  • 78 Allison Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, West Midlands. General view of Allison Street and Well Lane, view from south.

    Heritage and the Economy

    Findings from our studies of heritage and economic activity and new research: the Heritage Economic Impact Indicator Workbook 2017.

  • A woman and 2 kids on a Victorian carousel.

    Heritage and Society

    Enhancing our wellbeing and quality of life, improving the way places are perceived, and engaging the general public.

  • High Street West, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. South east corner of High Street West including 145, view from north.

    Heritage Indicators

    Each year, Heritage Counts collates a large dataset of indicators which give insights into the state of the historic environment.

  • Walmer Castle, Walmer, Deal, Kent.
The Queen Mother's Garden, view from the south.

    Regional Reports

    Regional Heritage Counts reports are prepared by Historic England on behalf of the Regional Historic Environment Forums.

  • Black and white photo of women working in an office, 1956.

    Your Views and Questions

    How to share your views and some frequently asked questions about Heritage Counts.