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 look after the historic environment, providing expert advice, helping people protect and care for it, and helping the public to understand and enjoy it. We also provide shared services across corporate and heritage services to English Heritage, supporting them to become a self-sustainable charity.

By standing up for historic places, everyone, from individuals and communities to government and major landowners, can look after and care for heritage. We make sure they understand and appreciate the benefits England's heritage brings and why it should be respected, cherished and enhanced as part of the very soul of our nation. We open up heritage for everyone, using digital resources, media campaigns, our unsurpassed archive, publishing, public information and exhibitions.

For more information on Historic England and the roles they recruit for, click here.

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