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Most Popular Advice and Guidance Documents

Here are our 10 most downloaded advice and guidance publications.

Understanding Historic Buildings

Understanding Historic Buildings

Published 24 May 2016

This guidance sets out the process of investigating and recording historic buildings for the purposes of historical understanding.

Conservation Principles, Policies and Guidance

Conservation Principles, Policies and Guidance

Published 23 April 2008

The primary aim of the Conservation Principles, Policies and Guidance is to support the quality of decision-making, with the ultimate objective of creating a management regime for all aspects of the historic environment that is clear and transparent in its purpose and sustainable in its application.

Conservation Area Designation, Appraisal and Management

Conservation Area Designation, Appraisal and Management

Published 25 February 2016

Advice Note 1 - this revised guidance sets out ways to manage change in a way that conserves and enhances historic areas through conservation area designation, appraisal and management.

Historic Environment Good Practice Advice in Planning Note 3

Historic Environment Good Practice Advice in Planning Note 3

Published 25 March 2015

The Setting of Heritage Assets - this document sets out guidance on managing change within the settings of heritage assets, including archaeological remains and historic buildings, sites, areas, and landscapes.

Historic Environment Good Practice Advice in Planning Note 2

Historic Environment Good Practice Advice in Planning Note 2

Published 27 March 2015

Managing Significance in Decision-Taking - this document contains useful information on repairing, restoring, making additions and altering heritage assets to help local authorities, planning and other consultants, owners, applicants and other interested parties in implementing national historic environment policy and guidance.

Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings: Insulating solid walls

Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings: Insulating solid walls

Published 29 April 2016

This guidance note provides advice on the principles, risks, materials and methods for insulating solid masonry walls.

Stopping the Rot

Stopping the Rot

Published 15 April 2016

A guide to enforcement action to save historic buildings (3rd ed).

Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings - Application of Part L of the Building Regulations to historic and traditionally constructed buildings

Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings - Application of Part L of the Building Regulations to historic and traditionally constructed buildings

Published 8 December 2017

This guidance provides technical advice to help prevent conflicts between energy efficiency requirements in Part L of the Building Regulations and the conservation of historic and traditionally constructed buildings.

Preserving Archaeological Remains

Preserving Archaeological Remains

Published 8 November 2016

Guidance on how to preserve archaeological sites affected by development or other land-use change.

Traditional Windows: their care, repair and upgrading

Traditional Windows: their care, repair and upgrading

Published 8 February 2017

Guidance and best practice on the understanding, conservation and thermal upgrading of traditional windows.

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