The Value of Heritage

In May, the South East Historic Environment Forum hosted an event to explore the findings of the Heritage Counts research into Heritage and Place Branding and how business and communities can capitalise on local heritage.

Exploring the value of heritage

In the shadow of the beautiful Canterbury Cathedral, delegates from local enterprise partnerships, destination management organisations, business improvement districts and local authorities explored the latest findings from Heritage Counts 2016 research. Speakers used a diverse set of case studies to illustrate how to realise the value of heritage. You can download their presentations from the links below.

Case studies - how realising the value of heritage works

Collage of photos from the Value of heritage event including delegates, Canterbury Cathedral and an image of the opening slide.
Value of Heritage Event, Canterbury, May 2017 © Historic England

Want to explore more on the value of heritage?

Dive deeper into the Heritage Counts research findings and case studies including:

New research coming soon

Research for the 2017 Heritage Counts is well underway with our next report, Heritage and Society, to be published at the end of June. Keep up to date on the latest publications from the project on our Heritage Counts webpage. You can also download the following presentation given at the event:

  • Heritage Counts - What is it , why is it useful and what did we learn from the 2016 research - Marcus Ward, Social Researcher, Historic England
Infographic on the value and impacts of heritage
Infographic on the value and impacts of heritage © Historic England
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