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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.

our locations


Longmore House, Historic Scotland headquarters, Edinburgh
The total number of staff employed by Historic Scotland is approximately 1100, including approximately 250 industrial staff.  In addition a significant number of temporary fixed-term staff (150 Stewards and Shop Assistants) are employed each summer.

Historic Scotland staff are distributed the length and breadth of Scotland from Muness Castle in Shetland to Whithorn Priory in Dumfriesshire, and the Black House in Lewis to Dryburgh Abbey in the Borders.





Contact us

Human Resources
Historic Scotland
Room 3.10
Longmore House
Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
Tel: +44 (0) 131 668 8600