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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.
Who can apply?Financial assistance is available for owners of historic traditional thatched properties towards the cost of maintaining roof structures including complete re-thatching, any necessary repairs to roofing divots and minor repairs to roof timbers.
CriteriaApplications are invited for consideration throughout the year. The work must be approved and a grant offer issued before any work commences on the property. Rates of grant of up to 50% are available and up to 85% if applicants receive both Council Tax relief and Income Support.
How to apply