Local Advice in South East

The South East Local Office is a multi-disciplinary team covering nine counties and 74 local planning authorities within the south east of England.

Our role includes:

  • Providing statutory and other advice on the management of the historic environment
  • Working with other organisations at a strategic and local level to benefit the historic environment
  • Offering grants for secular buildings, places of worship, ancient monuments and help for tackling heritage at risk 
External photo of the repaired and restored Number One The Smithery building at Chatham Historic DOckyard in Kent

The restored No 1 The Smithery at Chatham Historic Dockyard in Kent
© English Heritage

Guidance and Advice

  • Planning Advice - what steps you need to take if you want to make changes to a listed building, a scheduled monument or a registered park or garden
  • Statutory Consents - permissions required for work affecting listed buildings, scheduled monuments, conservation areas, ecclesiastical exemption, planning permission, protected wrecks, parks, gardens and battlefields
  • Listing and Designation - find out what is protected and how to propose somewhere new to be listed, scheduled or registered
  • Grants - our priorities for funding the repair and conservation of historic buildings, monuments and designed landscapes
  • Heritage at Risk - find out what is at risk in the South East by searching the Heritage at Risk Register and see useful guidance on tackling the problem
  • Guidance - our guidance and advice library by topic

Our South East Properties