These pages provide a range of guidance material such as questions to ask when choosing and working with a conservator-restorer, information on accreditation schemes used in conservation, and sources of guidance for those commissioning conservation on church buildings, historic houses, galleries and their contents. Click on a title below for further information.

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Also see the latest publication by English Heritage:

Historic House Collections: Drawing Up a Collections Management Plan.

If you are looking for a consultant to prepare a collections care plan for a historic house collection, click here.