Last edited 10 May 2021

Heritage Action Zone

Heritage Action Zones are Historic England initiatives intended to ‘…unleash the power in England's historic environment to create economic growth and improve quality of life in villages, towns and cities.’

Historic England work with local people and partners (including local authorities) through joint-working, grant funding and sharing skills to help:

Heritage Action Zones need to meet the following criteria:

Services Historic England can provide include:

Ten Heritage Action Zones were announced in March 2017, in; Appleby, Coventry, Elsecar, Hull, King's Lynn, Nottingham, Ramsgate, Sunderland, Sutton and Weston-super-Mare.

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