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We're changing

We are creating a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland, which will come into effect from 1 October 2015. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. We will continue to keep you up to date on developments. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.

Corporate information on Historic Scotland

Historic Scotland is an executive agency of the Scottish Government.

who we are

Ian Walford, Acting Chief Executive

Historic Scotland is an executive agency of the Scottish Government and we are charged with safeguarding the nation’s historic environment and promoting its understanding and enjoyment on behalf of Scottish Ministers.

Ian Walford is Chief Executive of Historic Scotland.

Who we are
Corporate reports

working for us

Longmore House, Historic Scotland headquarters, Edinburgh

We aim to employ a diverse workforce and offer a wide variety of opportunities.

Freedom of Information

Stained glass

How to request information from Historic Scotland.


The chapel housing the Kirkmadrine early Christian stones

Consultation is an essential and important aspect of our working methods.



Stirling Old Bridge

Information for suppliers who may wish to bid for contract opportunities.


Corporate Reports

Longmore House, Historic Scotland headquarters, Edinburgh

Corporate documents relating to Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.

Contact Us

Historic Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place
Tel: + 44 (0) 131 668 8600

Email: Historic Scotland
Stirling Old Bridge

Raising the Standard

We are committed to providing services of the highest quality. Please let us know if you have any suggestions or complaints.

Raising the Standard

Annual Report and Accounts

Annual Report 2012-13 cover

A review of Historic Scotland's activities over 2012/13