Historic England: Head of Heritage Protection

£50,736 – £53,000 (plus generous benefits)
Full time, permanent
*Hybrid working/ England (multiple locations)

We are the public body that looks after England’s historic environment. We champion historic places, helping people understand, value and care for them.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Heritage Protection to join the team here at Historic England.

As the Head of Heritage Protection, you will lead a team of planning and listing policy specialists to support government with the development of areas of public policy where the historic environment can make a significant contribution.  You will drive, inspire, coordinate, lead and prioritise our engagement with policy work that seeks to reform heritage protection to improve the quality, consistency and speed of designation and planning decisions, whilst also ensuring the social and economic value of heritage and its role in making successful places is fully realised. Continue reading

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Waverley Borough Council: Conservation Officer

logo£34,689 – £37,444 (Grade 07)
Full time (all applications considered), permanent
Location: Godalming, Surrey / Hybrid working

  • Are you looking to develop a career in the historic built environment?
  • Are you looking for a role with variety, to work in a dynamic environment that will bring challenges and job satisfaction?
  • Do you want to be part of an experienced and enthusiastic team?

As a Conservation Officer you will be one of Waverley’s custodians of over 1,700 listed buildings, 43 Conservation Areas and numerous heritage assets.  Providing support, guidance and advice to both colleagues within Planning Services and external stakeholders, you will have a passion and enthusiasm for the historic built environment.

You will have the opportunity to be mentored and supported to develop a range of conservation skills necessary for ensuring the best outcomes for the preservation and enhancement of Waverley’s heritage assets. It is desirable if you have obtained an IHBC accredited qualification. Continue reading

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Wakefield Council: Heritage Development Manager

£44,428.00 – £47,420.00 (Grade 11)
Full time ( 37 hrs pw), temporary (until 31 March 2026)
Location: Wakefield One, Burton St, Wakefield WF1 2EB
Job reference:  239270

Wakefield district is rich in heritage. We know that heritage is important and relevant to everybody’s lives. In 2022, we carried out extensive engagement to develop Our Heritage, Our Stories – A Heritage Framework for Wakefield District. This framework outlines our principles, themes, and objectives for strengthening our heritage and making sure it is important to local people and communities.  For more information visit Heritage – Wakefield Council Continue reading

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Iceni Projects: Consultant/ Graduate Consultant, Built Heritage and Townscape, London & Glasgow/ Edinburgh

Competitive pay
*Full time (37.5 hrs pw), permanent
*Location London, Glasgow/ Edinburgh – flexible

Iceni’s Built Heritage and Townscape team are looking for two recently graduated or early career heritage and townscape consultants to join our busy practice, one based in Farringdon, and another in Scotland, where we have offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. We’re looking for detailed oriented thinkers, creatives and strategists, who can develop their skills in analysis and argument, to grow within a team that is valued by its clients for its robust and solutions-focused advice. Continue reading

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National Churches Trust: Interim Cherish Project Manager

£38,850 pa
Full-time, temporary (maternity cover – one year)
*Location: Optional home or office based

Are you an experienced Project Manager who wants to help keep churches well maintained, valued and in use? You could make a massive difference to the UK’s churches, chapels, and meeting houses by joining the National Churches Trust.

We’re hiring an Interim Cherish Project Manager to oversee delivery of our National Lottery Heritage Funded Cherish project. Reporting to the Interim Director of Church Engagement, the post holder will work full-time on a one-year fixed-term contract overseeing the project in Scotland, Wales/Cymru and North West England. You will have the option of working at home, but some travel will be required. This post is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Continue reading

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Wallingford Town Council: Head of Parks and Estates

£35,745 (SCP 27)
Full-time
Based in Wallingford, South Oxfordshire

Wallingford Town Council is seeking a dynamic, skilled, and forward-thinking Head of Parks and Estates for a full-time role. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in managing parks, gardens, allotments, and historic buildings, along with a strong background in heritage management. Essential skills include financial acumen, project management proficiency, and effective supervisory capabilities.

The Town Council are custodians of a distinctive estate, including three heritage parks, scheduled monuments, various commercial and residential properties managed by a property company, and a renowned 17th-century town hall. Continue reading

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Alastair Coey Architects: Conservation Architect

Salary negotiable – based on experience and qualifications
Full time, permanent
Based in Belfast

Alastair Coey Architects is a small architectural conservation practice based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. We work throughout the island of Ireland and wish to employ a Conservation Architect to add to our existing team of nine conservation specialists. Our clients include central government heritage agencies in both jurisdictions, local authorities, the National Trust and private owners of large listed properties. We have a long-term appointment as project conservation architect for Transport for Ireland’s €16 billion Dublin MetroLink underground project. Continue reading

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Historic Royal Palaces: Assistant Curator (Historic Buildings)

£33,971 pa
Full time, temporary contract (3 yrs)
Based at Tower of London with occasional travel across all HRP sites

We are a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world. We create space for spirits to stir and be stirred.

The Role
We are seeking a fulltime Assistant Curator (Historic Buildings) to join a team of research led curators to help deliver an ambitious programme of conservation, infrastructure and public engagement projects at the Tower of London. This role will work collaboratively with colleagues across Historic Royal Palaces, to help research and share the story of our six palaces and the people whose lives helped shape them. The special focus of this role will be researching the architectural history of buildings within the Tower of London, including the Waterloo Block and Brass Mount, and the writing of research reports and Statements of Significance. Continue reading

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The Church of England – National Church Institutions: Cathedral and Major Churches Officer

£46,577 pa (pro rata)
Part time (21 hrs pw), temporary (*maternity cover)
Location: London/ home working/ flexible

This is an interesting and varied opportunity to be a first point of contact for Cathedrals and Major Churches within the Cathedral and Church Buildings Department, working as an officer both of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England and the Church Buildings Council.

We celebrate and support the maintenance and sustainable development of the Church of England’s 42 cathedrals and nearly 16,000 churches for mission and worship. Through advice, strategic guidance, campaigning, fundraising and grant-giving, we provide strategic support to those responsible for cathedral and parish church buildings at a local level. Continue reading

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Stephen Levrant Heritage Architecture Ltd: Historic Building Consultant – Freelance

logoExperienced Freelance Historic Building Consultant sort on a job by job basis.

Stephen Levrant Heritage Architecture Ltd is a nationally recognised practice of Conservation Architects, Heritage Planners, Surveyors and Historic Building Consultants based in London, Bristol, and Manchester. The company was established in 1992 in London and is currently working across the country on high-profile projects, for a range of private and public sector clients.

We are a unique and a very special practice to work for. It is the ethos of the owners, Stephen & Susanna Levrant, to encourage staff to take initiative, learn continually and to work harmoniously alongside one another. We place enormous importance on our staff’s ability to support one another and to problem solve, enabling them to work with clients to give the highest level of service and expertise. Continue reading

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Historic England: Heritage at Risk Architect/Surveyor

£36,603 – £38,800 (plus generous benefits)
Full time/part time
Location: Hybrid/ Birmingham

Historic England have a fantastic opportunity for you to become our Heritage and Risk Architect/Surveyor, joining our regional Partnerships team – we have two roles, a full-time role and a 0.5 FTE, part-time role.

As part of the regional Partnerships team, the Architect/Surveyor will use their expert technical skills to advise on and develop proposals for repair and alteration to heritage assets. This is an opportunity to impact directly on the conservation of our national heritage. Continue reading

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HCUK Group: Archaeological Consultant

£30,000 plus (dependant on experience)
Full time

HCUK Group seeks an archaeologist with report writing skills to join an enthusiastic workforce.  Your core focus will be writing desk based assessments to advise our clients who are navigating the planning and development process.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with 2+ years report writing experience who is looking for the next step in consultancy.  Equally for an experienced report-writer looking for a new challenge in a fast paced multi-disciplinary environment. Continue reading

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Fuller Long – HEA: Senior Heritage Consultant

Comprehensive benefits package
Full or part-time, permanent
Location: London (2 days pw)/ Home Working (3 days pw)

Founded in 2010, Fuller Long – HEA is a leading professional Heritage, Archaeology & Planning Consultancy based in the South East working throughout the United Kingdom. By working across a broad range of sectors, including residential, commercial, education, telecommunication, leisure and green energy, we have created a diverse client base, providing an exciting and sustainable business with a strong foundation for growth. Continue reading

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Historic England: Heritage At Risk Project Officer

£30,155 (plus generous benefits)
Full time, fixed term (2 yrs)
Location: Hybrid/ York

Historic England is the public body that looks after England’s historic environment. We champion historic places, helping people to understand, value, and care for them.

What you will be doing

Partnerships Teams work with internal and external partners on projects and programmes to enhance the historic environment and to increase knowledge and appreciation of our heritage.  In the delivery of our corporate objectives within the regions, we will use our expertise in advocacy and engagement, research, grant-giving and project management in flexible, creative ways in order to build partner capacity and conservation skills, address heritage at risk, improve historic places and widen public engagement.  We will ensure maximum public value in our work and strive for transformational and sustainable regeneration that builds inclusively on the historic identities and strengths of places and their communities. Continue reading

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Diocese of Oxford: Senior Church Buildings Officer

£41,562.56 – £44,776.16 pa (Band: J) (dependent on experience)
Full time (37 hrs pw), permanent
Location: Kidlington

About the role:
An exciting opportunity to become part of a caring and hard-working team with a passion for conserving historic churches and ensuring their sustainability into the future. In this role, you will support the Head of Church Buildings in providing a proactive, efficient, and highly effective care of churches system across the 815 churches of the Diocese of Oxford. Many of these churches are highly listed, and together with their churchyards and contents, provide a huge variety of challenges and opportunities. Continue reading

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Hutton + Rostron: Construction Defect Surveyor and Remedial Design Consultant

H+R are seeking experienced construction and design professionals to join our multi-disciplinary team.

H+R are specialist independent building surveyors and Building Pathologists employing professionally qualified individuals from a range of disciplines as building survey and defect investigation staff, allowing a wide knowledge base from multiple disciplines to provide added benefits and value to our clients.  We investigate all manner of building defects and always aim to identify the root cause of problems and provide guidance and recommendations for effective risk management; aimed at preventing future problems and protecting the capital value of the property concerned. Continue reading

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Bannau Brycheiniog/ Brecon Beacons National Park Authority : Heritage Officer

£32,076 – £33,945 pa
Full time (37 hrs pw), permanent
Location: National Park Headquarters in Brecon. Powys

National Parks were designated in order to protect beautiful areas for the benefit of the nation. They came about as a result of the 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act, which put a legislative framework in place for the establishment of National Parks in England and Wales.

The Role

To assist in the conservation, enhancement, understanding and promotion of the historic environment of the Brecon Beacons National Park. To provide advice to the Planning function of the National Park in relation to Listed Building applications, planning applications affecting conservation areas, and applications affecting undesignated historic assets. Continue reading

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Hutton + Rostron: Specialist Building Surveyor

H+R are seeking building professionals to join our team of multi-disciplined Specialist Historic Building Surveyors who work on some of the UK’s most important buildings.

H+R are specialist independent building surveyors and Building Pathologists employing professionally qualified individuals from a range of disciplines as surveying staff, ensuring that the level of support is a valuable added benefit to the client.  We investigate all manner of building defects and aim to identify the root cause of problems rather than to just treat the symptoms with product led solutions. Continue reading

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SAVE Britain’s Heritage: Senior Conservation Officer

c £32,000 – £35,000 (depending on experience)
Full time (35 hrs pw)
London / flexible working

We are an independent, national charity that campaigns to protect historic buildings and places of all ages and types from demolition and decay. We stand out from other organisations in our field by working with architects, engineers and developers to come up with re-use proposals. Where possible and with advice from our lawyers, we take legal action to prevent needless loss. Find out more about our campaigns and our work.

As a result of some significant high-profile public inquiries in recent years, including the M&S Oxford Street public inquiry, Anglia Square in Norwich, the Custom House in the City of London, Smithfield General Market, and the Welsh Streets in Liverpool, we have a high profile in the heritage and planning sectors and beyond and a track record of success as we head towards our 50th anniversary in 2025. Continue reading

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Stephen Levrant Heritage Architecture Ltd: Experienced Built Heritage Consultant

logoSalary range: Competitive and dependent on experience
Full time, starting in February / March 2024 (40 hrs pw)
Office/home working
Location: Hammersmith, London (close to Stamford Brook Station)

The Company
Stephen Levrant Heritage Architecture Ltd is a nationally recognised practice of Conservation Architects, Heritage Planners, Surveyors and Historic Building Consultants based in London, Bristol, and Manchester. The company was established in 1992 in London and is currently working across the country on high-profile projects, for a range of private and public sector clients.

We are a unique and a very special practice to work for. It is the ethos of the owners, Stephen & Susanna Levrant, to encourage staff to take initiative, learn continually and to work harmoniously alongside one another. We place enormous importance on our staff’s ability to support one another and to problem solve, enabling them to work with clients to give the highest level of service and expertise. Continue reading

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