Conservation/Management

Taunton roundhouse: Excavations at the new park and ride facility at Taunton Somerset. Permission: Somerset CC, R Croft.

In addition to providing advice though the planning process, member services are also involved in wider management and conservation of the historic environment through , for example, advice in agri-environment and forestry schemes and conservation of ancient monuments and historic landscapes. This work includes projects to improve understanding of the historic environment and hence its sustainable conservation.

Monument Management

Examples of local authority projects:

Agri-environment:

England:

Scotland:

Wales:

HELM: Historic Environment Local Management

The English Heritage HELM web site provides historic environment guidance and information for those involved in managing and conserving the historic environment. A guidance library provides links to a range of guidance documents produced by local authorities and English Heritage (many in partnership with ALGAO), aimed at providing both a wide range of information on management of the historic environment and a valuable resource of good practice. Case studies from across England to demonstrate the benefits of good decision making in the historic environment.

ALGAO general enquiries
01223 728592
Algao.AdminCambs [at] cambridgeshire.gov.uk

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