World Heritage UK Technical Meeting on Management planning – Edinburgh Jan 25/26 2016

February 14, 2016 Published by Beth Thomas


This meeting was aimed at World Heritage practitioners, and took place in the offices of Historic Environment Scotland (HES), Edinburgh, on Jan 25th and 26th 2016.  Its focus was on WH Site Management planning, looking at current guidelines, good practice, effectiveness and case studies.  This post gives the presentations and notes from the 2 day event.  Our thanks go to HES for supporting the event, and for being such outstanding hosts.

Final programme

The final programme for the event can be found here:
WH:UK Technical Workshop Final Programme


Please remember that the copyright of presentations and content lies with the authors, so please contact them should you wish to use any material contained therein. 

Day 1

Sam Rose, Chair, WH:UK.  World Heritage UK updates
Presentation slides

Tony Crouch, Vice-chair, WH:UK. Identifying the scope
Management Planning Expectations

Christopher Young, independent consultant
Presentation slides
Presentation final speaking notes
WHS Management guidance documentation

Susan Denyer, ICOMOS UK
Presentation slides

Day 2

Sue Stolton, Equilibrium research
Presentation slides

Case studies:

Will Garrett – Edinburgh WHS – Presentation
Beth Thomas – Stonehenge and Avebury – Presentation
John Scott – Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Hadrian’s Wall – Presentation
Miles Oglethorpe – Forth Bridge – Presentation

Workshop session:

Combined Feedback from final session

Attendees list

The final participant list is available Delegate list Edinburgh Jan 2016


Feedback is available here: WH UK Edinburgh Technical Meeting Feedback


Our thanks to Historic Environment Scotland, Edinburgh City Council (for the walking tour) and all speakers and participants for coming along and making it such an enjoyable and stimulating event.