How is World Heritage UK run, and what role do members have?
World Heritage UK is a membership organisation, formally known as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). It has voting members who set the strategy for the organisation, and associate members who don’t have a vote, but still have a lot to gain from being a part of it.
Who is eligible to join and what type of membership is available?
Any organisation in the United Kingdom that plays a ‘primary role’ in managing a UK World Heritage Site
Any organisation that plays a primary role in preparing the nomination for a Tentative List World Heritage Site,
Any Local Authority that has the whole or part of a World Heritage Site (or Tentative List Site) within its administrative area,
Individuals identified by the Charity Trustees as having specialist skills or expertise which in their opinion would be beneficial to the organisation as a Trustee.
Associate member categories
Associate Local Authority membership; other local authorities with an interest in World Heritage
Corporate membership, including companies or Sole Traders
Other World Heritage related organisational membership (e.g. ICOMOS UK, IUCN UK)
Organisational Members, such as Friends groups, Museums, Archives etc
Individual membership including student / retired/ volunteer (join instantly here)
Full details of membership categories and will be available here.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a membership enquiry.