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The following guidance publication has been archived. This is because it is now out of date or has been superseded by new guidance.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 guidance@HistoricEngland.org.uk 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 - now known as Locality) to pool their experience. The result, Pillars of the Community, is a new web-based guidance document aimed at both local authorities and community organisations. It will also be relevant to transfers from central government and other public sector bodies.
It is accompanied by a summary version and a number of case studies which provide real life examples of exactly what can be achieved.
English Heritage is revising this publication to ensure all references are up-to-date. In the meantime, we believe this document still contains useful advice, information and case studies.
- Series: Guidance
- Publication Status: Replaced
- Is replaced by: Pillars of the community: the transfer of local authority heritage assets
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