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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 including:
The agenda and documents for the 37th meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 16-27 June 2013 are now available. These include the State of Conservation Report for Liverpool, which was placed on the List o ...Read the article
A joint consultation is under way on the future care and management of Scotland's historic environment. This covers both the Historic Environment Strategy for Scotland and the merger of Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission on the A ...Read the article