Edinburgh World Heritage - Looking After Our Heritage


Looking After Our Heritage

Edinburgh World Heritage works to conserve and enhance the World Heritage Site, by providing grants for property owners, managing conservation projects and the policies of the World Heritage Site Management Plan.

Conservation Funding Programme

EWH administers a Conservation Funding Programme providing grants for property owners within the city centre.

Managing the World Heritage Site

The key to managing the World Heritage Site is the World Heritage Site Management Plan. This collaborative document brings together all the key organisations and agencies involved with Edinburgh’s city centre, and sets out frame work to conserve and protect the Outstanding Universal Value of the site.

Property Owners Guide

Advice on how to look after your property, how to find out if your home is listed, maintenance tips and useful contacts.

EWH Library

EWH has an extensive collection of books and publications on Edinburgh’s built heritage, conservation and architecture.

Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Green initiatives, projects and guidance to improve energy efficiency and sustainability in the World Heritage Site.


Recent Projects

From the three year Twelve Monuments Project to the major restoration of Well Court.


EWH Historic Home Guides, Annual Reviews and the World Heritage Site Management Plan available for download.

Support Us

Find out how you can help support our work.


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