On 12 th November 2020, Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport gave approval for the A303 road… read more
Promoting appreciation and understanding of our cultural heritage accross the Uk and Worldwide
ICOMOS-UK promotes appreciation and understanding of our cultural heritage in the UK and worldwide. Our focus is on policy and practice, information and opportunities. Join us and support the only international multi-disciplinary professional conservation body.
ICOMOS-UK is the UK National Committee of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites). At an international level, ICOMOS develops best practice in the conservation and management of cultural sites, and has a special role as adviser to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee on cultural World Heritage sites. Active in over 130 countries, it is one of the most highly regarded conservation organisations in the world.
Its wide-ranging International Scientific Committees are active in developing new thinking and practice about how to conserve, manage and promote cultural heritage across the world. ICOMOS-UK is an independent charity, set up in 1965.
We have an active membership of individuals and institutions, who come from a wide range of backgrounds in the UK and worldwide.
The 44th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, which should have been held in China from 29th June to… read more
ICOMOS-UK has submitted response to Planning for the Future, the government’s consultation on planning reform in England, particularly in… read more