This page lists draft written guidance currently open for public and professional comment. Please take time to review these drafts and to send us comments. Your responses will help us to make sure that guidance is both relevant and effective.
A bulletin of recent and forthcoming guidelines, is available. This is updated quarterly. This aims to help partner organisations co-ordinate with English Heritage guidance work.
There are no new guidelines in consultation at present. Please check this site again regularly.
Guidance under review:
Informing the Future of the Past: Guidelines for Historic Environment Records:
These guidelines have been developed to assist those who manage, work in and use Historic Environment Records (HERs).
The IFP Steering Group are asking for suggestions for updating and enhancing these guidelines. The guidelines are currently being moved to a wiki format and a project to update the guidelines is planned for next year.
Information received will help to shape this project. The current guidelines are available online at http://www.ifp-plus.info/
Please send your comments to: Sarah MacLean at English Heritage: Sarah.MacLean@english-heritage.org.uk
Closing date: 28 September 2012
Consultation is now closed on the drafts listed below. Draft documents are in most cases still available for reference pending final publication. However please note that guidance and recommendations may be different in the final published version in comparison to the earlier drafts.
Development of Standards and Guidance for the Historic Environment (MoRPHE PPN 6): Closing date 24 September 2012. A revised version of the MoRPHE Project Planning Note (PPN) covering projects to develop and issue written guidance for the sector. Contact email@example.com
A Standard and Guidance for archaeological advice by historic environment services. Closing date 17 February 2012. The Institute for Archaeologists (IfA) and Association of Local Government Archaeological Officers (ALGAO) will complete a final draft for adoption at the IfA Annual General Meeting in October 2012. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Military Aircraft Crash Sites: Archaeological Guidance on their Significance and Future Management. Closing date 31 March 2012. Contact email@example.com
Multi-Light Imaging Techniques for Heritage Applications. Closing date 31 January 2012. Following very useful feedback a further draft is in preparation. Contact Paul.Backhouse@english-heritage.org.uk