Latest Advice and Guidance
This page highlights our most recent advice and guidance on a wide range of heritage-related topics. All of our advice is free to download from relevant sections of the website and the Publications pages.
This page includes the following lists:
New advice and guidance
List of our new advice and guidance documents published in the last six months.
Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings: Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) Case StudiesPublished 29 April 2022
These case studies provide evidence of issues surrounding Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) assessments for traditionally constructed buildings.
Conserving War Memorials: InscriptionsPublished 1 November 2021
Guidance describes the types of inscriptions on war memorials, common defects and causes of deterioration, and best practice for their conservation.
Revised and updated advice and guidance
Below is a list of other advice and guidance documents we've revised and updated in the last six months.
Neighbourhood Planning and the Historic EnvironmentPublished 5 April 2022
Explore the role of historic places and local history in preparing a neighbourhood plan
Church Roof Replacement Using Terne-coated Stainless SteelPublished 1 April 2022
This note collates current best advice for construction of new fully supported stainless steel roofing to replace stolen lead on historic churches.
Tall BuildingsPublished 4 March 2022
Historic England Advice Note 4 provides advice on planning for tall buildings within the historic environment.
Technical Conservation Guidance
Download our brochure listing all our current free-to-download technical conservation guidance and research reports.