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    Skills Needs in Buildings History and Garden History 2016-17

    The report on Skills Needs in Buildings History and Garden History 2016-17 is available for download Skills Needs in Buildings History and Garden History 2017   Executive Summary The synthetic results presented here and in this report’s sister project, Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2016-17 (Aitchison 2017) allow for comparison between sub-sectors and across specialist areas in the Historic Environment sector. This report covers the results of a survey of buildings history and garden history specialists based on 408 responses. The key findings of this survey are:  Charges: Buildings history specialists charge day rates between £50 – £1,280 with a median of £350 and average of £394.  Charges: Garden…

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    Survey of Historic Environment Specialists – we need your help

    Survey of Historic Environment Specialists: We need your help   The next few years are forecast to be a time of considerable change affecting our historic environment. Large-scale infrastructure projects like HS2, major road schemes, and a mammoth programme of housebuilding are forecast to very significantly increase the demand for a skilled historic environment workforce, at a time when some of the country’s most experienced historic environment specialists are approaching retirement. As a sector we need to try to get to grips with the impact of these two factors, and to invest focused resources into accommodating them.   The national heritage agencies have commissioned Landward Research to undertake a new survey of…

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    Historic Environment Specialists

    Landward Research Ltd are delighted to have been commissioned by Historic England to assess skills needs and other labour market intelligence issues in the fields of buildings history, garden history and archaeological specialisms. These projects will be successors to the Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2010-11 and Atkins 2008 “Identifying Activity and Skills Needs in Buildings History: Final Report”.