William Eichler 22 September 2017

Over £16bn generated in heritage tourism, report finds

Over £16bn generated in heritage tourism, report finds image

Heritage tourism has generated over £16bn in spending by domestic and international visitors so far this year.

Historic England has published its new report into the value generated by the country’s heritage sites, such as historic buildings.

Heritage and the Economy 2017 shows heritage tourism has brought in £16.4bn this year and has directly contributed £11.9bn in Gross Value Added (GVA) - equivalent to 2% of national GVA.

There are also 278,000 people employed in heritage, and the repair and maintenance of historic buildings has directly generated £9.6bn in construction sector output.

In competition with the PWLB image

In competition with the PWLB

Christian Wall considers what alternative funding channels are available to local authorities beyond the Public Works Loan Board.
Highways jobs

Casual Lifeguard

Chelmsford City Council
Grade 3 - £9.29 per hour
It's exciting times at Riverside Leisure Centre with a brand new centre set to open in Spring 2019 and we need you to get on board and help us make... Chelmsford, Essex
Recuriter: Chelmsford City Council

Director of Operations (Assistant Director for Children’s Social Care)

Slough Children's Services Trust
circa £100k p.a.
As a qualified social worker, you will have significant experience of managing statutory social work delivery at a senior level. Slough, Berkshire
Recuriter: Slough Children's Services Trust

Deputy Director Children’s Social Care

City of Bradford MDC
£96,603 - £102,287
Our new Deputy Director will play a pivotal role in leading the department through a major improvement journey.  Bradford, West Yorkshire
Recuriter: City of Bradford MDC

Educational Psychologist - 2 jobs

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£44,563- £48,223
If you are a trainee in your final year or an experienced EP who is looking for a new opportunity we would love to hear from you. Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recuriter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Planning Enforcement Officer

Brent Council
£29,241 – £38,799 p.a. inc
Do you have a degree or recognised post graduate qualification in planning or a science/environmental subject? Wembley, London (Greater)
Recuriter: Brent Council

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