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Climate Ready HES
Our organisations first climate change adaptation plan, setting out how we will prepare for the risk and impacts associated with climate change
Code of Good Practice in Research
"Code of Good Practice in Research" is a policy document outlining the Code of Good Practice in Research at Historic Environment Scotland. Available for download in PDF format.
Compliance and Enforcement at Scheduled Monuments
HES is responsible for the protections in the 1979 Act of Parliament. We give permission for works at scheduled monuments through a process called scheduled monument consent.
Conservation of Ancient Architectural Monuments in Scotland
This booklet offers guidance for owners of architectural monuments on the principles by which works should be carried out in reference to the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act of 1979.
Consultation Report: Asset Transfer Policy, Procedure and Guidance
A summary of the results from the consultation on our interim Asset Transfer Policy and its associated procedure and guidance.
Consultation Report: Demolition, Use and Adaptation of Listed Buildings
A summary of feedback for two Managing Change in the Historic Environment Guidance Notes.
Consultation Report: Historic Marine Protected Areas
Scapa Flow and The Queen of Sweden
A summary of feedback on our consultation on advice for the Scottish Government on the designation of Scapa Flow and The Queen of Sweden as Historic Marine Protected Areas.
Consultation Report: Principles and Practice for Designation
This document summarises the results of the public consultation and related engagement activities on the draft Principles and Practice for Designation.
Consultation Report: Scheduled Monument Policy and Procedures
This document summarises the results of the public consultation on the draft Scheduled Monument Policy and Procedures.
Consultation Response: Proposals for a new Agricultural Bill
HES response to consultation on a new Agriculture Bill
Corporate Plan 2016-19
Corporate Plan 2016-19 - The first Corporate Plan for Historic Environment Scotland sets out our vision and direction as the lead public body for the historic environment.
Corporate Plan 2016-19 Consultation: Response Analysis
"Corporate Plan 2016-19 Consultation: Response Analysis" - This paper analyses the responses to the public consultation of Historic Environment Scotland's 2016-19 Corporate Plan.