Historic England

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    Historic England (also known as the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England) is an executive non-departmental public body of the British Government aiming at protecting the historic environment of England. It preserves and lists historic buildings, schedules ancient monuments, registers historic parks and gardens, and provides related advisory and consulting services to central and local government authorities.
    HQLondon, GB

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    Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)1,047
    Job Openings3
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    Key People/Management at Historic England

    Duncan Wilson

    Duncan Wilson

    Michael Bishop

    Michael Bishop

    Director of Business Improvement
    Claudia Kenyatta

    Claudia Kenyatta

    Director, Regional Delivery
    Ian Morrison

    Ian Morrison

    Director of Policy & Evidence
    Amy Pitts

    Amy Pitts

    Interim Director of Communications and Public Engagement
    Andrew Wiseman

    Andrew Wiseman

    General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
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    Historic England Office Locations

    Historic England has offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge and in 5 other locations
    London, GB (HQ)
    Cannon Bridge House, 25 Dowgate Hill
    Birmingham, GB
    The Axis, 10 Holliday St
    Bristol, GB
    Hawkins Ln, Redcliffe
    Cambridge, GB
    24 Brooklands Ave
    Manchester, GB
    3rd floor, Canada House, 3 Chepstow St
    Newcastle upon Tyne, GB
    Bessie Surtees House, 41-44 Sandhill
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    Historic England Financials and Metrics

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    Historic England Operating Metrics

    Aug, 2020

    Entities Engaged

    400 k
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    Historic England News and Updates

    Slave trader statue boarded up as Historic England urged councils not to take down monuments

    A statue of slave trader and Battle of Waterloo hero has been boarded up by a council, as Historic England urged local authorities to stop taking down monuments off listed buildings

    Historic England awards Wheal Martyn COVID-19 emergency funding

    HISTORIC England, which is responsible for protecting and championing the nation’s historic environment, has helped to secure the future of this unique museum and scheduled monument with an emergency grant of £21,103

    Kirklands Properties win Historic England grant to renovate historic Phoenix Works chimney

    An iconic landmark on the Stoke-on-Trent skyline is to be preserved, thanks to a grant from Historic England. Kirklands Properties, the owner of the Phoenix Works, Longton, has made a successful bid for 90 per cent of the £100,000 costs of repair and renovation of the former pottery works. 90ft high…

    Historic England grants £250,000 to cross-border bridge repair scheme

    Spanning the River Tweed near Berwick, the Union Chain Bridge was built in 1820 and was a major transport link between England and Scotland for two centuries. Designed by Royal Navy Captain Samuel Brown, the timber bridge deck is suspended by wrought iron chains.

    Fight for future of Reading Prison given boost by Historic England

    Any work on Reading's prison should "embrace its historic and cultural significance", it has been revealed. Reading East MP Matt Rodda has lifted the lid on a report put together by Historic England in support of preserving the Grade II listed building's heritage. Historic England has put a re…

    Historic England give £280,000 grant to save historic church from collapse

    Historic England has awarded an exceptional grant of £280,000 towards the repair of Grade I listed St Mary’s Church in North Tuddenham. Picture: Historic England
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    Historic England Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Historic England founded?

      Historic England was founded in 2015.

    • Who are Historic England key executives?

      Historic England's key executives are Duncan Wilson, Michael Bishop and Claudia Kenyatta.

    • How many employees does Historic England have?

      Historic England has 1,047 employees.

    • Who are Historic England competitors?

      Competitors of Historic England include English Heritage, National Trust and City of Houston.

    • Where is Historic England headquarters?

      Historic England headquarters is located at Cannon Bridge House, 25 Dowgate Hill, London.

    • Where are Historic England offices?

      Historic England has offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge and in 5 other locations.

    • How many offices does Historic England have?

      Historic England has 9 offices.