Membership with World Heritage UK

World Heritage UK is by, of and for all the UK's World Heritage Sites and Tentative List Sites. It has voting members who set the strategy for the organisation, and associate and individual members who don’t have a vote, but still have a lot to gain from being a part of the World Heritage UK network.

Membership with World Heritage UK

World Heritage UK is by, of and for all the UK’s World Heritage Sites and Tentative List Sites.

World Heritage UK is a membership organisation, formally known as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). Its voting members set the strategy for the organisation. We invite any individual or organisation with an interest in World Heritage to join us.

Our strength lies in the fact that the majority of the UK’s World Heritage Sites are represented in our membership giving us the collective power to represent you at the highest level and speak for the UK’s World Heritage Sites.

Whether you are responsible for the management of a World Heritage Site, volunteer for an organisation in a World Heritage Site or have a professional or academic interest, we welcome you to join us and show your support for World Heritage in the UK. We have three levels of membership currently. See below to find out more.

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Benefits of Membership

As a World Heritage UK member you get access to an extensive and growing range of benefits including:

Connecting you…

Creating a sense of community amongst World Heritage Sites – sharing your passion for World Heritage

  • be part of the future of World Heritage UK as a Voting Member
  • regular online forum for World Heritage Site managers keeping you abreast of developments in a changing world
  • access to online and in person events for information and learning
  • networking opportunities within the World Heritage community including Special Interest Groups
  • access to the World Heritage UK’s members’ directory
  • opportunity to host conferences and seminars
  • opportunity to contribute to e-newsletter
  • involvement in research and promotional projects

Empowering you…

  • access to the members area of our website for online debate, discussion and support
  • keeping you up to date and informed through our regular eNewletter
  • signposting and sharing information, best practice and expertise
  • sharing the latest research and training opportunities, contributing to your continuing professional development
  • supporting Tentative List Sites and others aspiring to World Heritage Site Status

Collaborative Working

  • be part of lobbying / campaign groups
  • involvement in collaborative projects
  • information exchange between Sites
  • opportunity to contribute to, and benefit from, national consultation responses

Website

  • free WH publication downloads
  • regular e-newsletter
  • social Media opportunities
  • access to WH documentation online
  • access to presentations etc from events
  • listing in online Membership Listing

Which membership is right for you?

Individual Membership

Many thanks for your interest in being an individual member of World Heritage UK.

We rely on, and work for our membership, and we are finding an increasing number of people keen to be part of this body and show their support for World Heritage in the UK.

Who can join:

  • We welcome anyone with a personal or professional interest in World Heritage Sites in the UK as an individual member

Benefits:

  • Be part of a friendly network of people passionate about World Heritage
  • Access to the members’ area on our website for support, discussion and debate
  • Access to the members’ directory
  • Be sent our regular eNewsletter
  • Signposting and sharing information, best practice and expertise between World Heritage Sites

 

Individual Membership | £30/yr

Associate Membership

Associate Membership costs £260 per year and is subject to approval.

Benefits include:

  • Receive regular e-newsletter with an opportunity to contribute,
  • Use of World Heritage UK logo,
  • Free attendance to World Heritage UK online events,
  • Opportunity to participate in a range of networking and CPD opportunities,
  • Discount on in-person events including annual conference,
  • Access to the World Heritage UK website members’ area including Special Interest Groups and resources,
  • Participate in and contribute to advocacy and consultation responses,
  • Opportunity to host conferences and events.

Am I eligible?

Voting Membership

Voting membership costs £630 per year and is subject to approval.

Benefits include:

  • Voting rights at the AGM including election of Trustees,
  • Receive regular e-newsletter with an opportunity to contribute,
  • Use of World Heritage UK logo,
  • Free attendance to World Heritage UK online events,
  • Opportunity to participate in a range of networking and CPD opportunities,
  • Discount on in-person events including annual conference,
  • Full access to the World Heritage UK website members’ area including Special Interest Groups and resources,
  • Participate in and contribute to advocacy and consultation responses,
  • Opportunity to host conferences and events.

Am I eligible?