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Current consultations

Your opinion matters to us. It’s why we consider consultation a vital part of the way that Historic Environment Scotland works.

1 Overview

We share information about our consultations on our website. Many of our consultations are also advertised on the Tell Me Scotland website.

Tell Me Scotland provides a free public information notice service for Scotland. You can visit the website to find public notices from all of Scotland’s local authorities and many of its public bodies.

Can’t find the consultation you’re looking for? View our recently closed consultations or view our consultation reports

2 Demolition, Use and Adaptation of Listed Buildings

We are asking for your views on the content and functionality of two Managing Change in the Historic Environment Guidance Notes.

Demolition of Listed Buildings

Demolition of Listed Buildings will replace the detailed policies set out in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement (HESPS), which is currently being reviewed and updated, and the existing guidance note on Demolition.

The Use and Adaptation of Listed Building

This new guidance note has been drafted with the aim of encouraging and promoting the continued active use of listed buildings.

These are separate documents. We are consulting on them together as we want to encourage people to fully consider the advice contained in The Use and Adaptation of Listed Buildings before considering demolition.

The consultation asks 17 questions which can be reviewed in the following attachment before starting the survey:
Download Consultation Questions [PDF, 128KB]

This consultation will close at 6pm on Friday 15 February 2019.

Take the consultation

If you would like to speak with us about this consultation, or if you have any questions, please contact Heritage Management Business Support on 0131 668 8716, or by e-mail at HMStakeholderEngagement@hes.scot.

3 Designations and Scheduled Monument Policy Consultation

We are asking for your views on the content and functionality of two policy and guidance documents that will sit alongside the new historic environment policy:

These are two separate documents. We are consulting on them together as they will be read alongside the new high level Historic Environment Policy, replacing the detailed policies set out in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement (HESPS). You will have the option to respond to our questions on one, or both, of these policies in the survey.

The consultation asks 45 questions which can be reviewed in the following attachment before starting the survey:
Download Consultation Questions [PDF, 184KB]

Before taking the survey, you can also review our following documents:

This consultation will close on Tuesday 19 February at 6pm.

Take the survey

If you would like to speak with us about this consultation, or if you have any questions, please contact Heritage Management Business Support on 0131 668 8716, or by e-mail at HMStakeholderEngagement@hes.scot.

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