About Us - Jersey Heritage
 

Jersey Heritage is 30 years old and the organisation has evolved in size and stature over that period.  In many ways this evolution is a work in progress as we constantly strive for new ways to develop the service we provide in a sustainable way.

We seek to apply business strategies to deliver social, environmental and cultural impacts, to change lives.  Cultural activity can and does have a very positive impact on people’s lives in Jersey in all sort of ways:  at a very personal level and at a community level.


The first annual survey of Jersey’s historic environment has been published by Jersey Heritage. ‘Heritage Counts 2014’ brings together information and data about the state of the Island’s historic environment to help us better understand and show the value of heritage and its contribution to our lives and local economy. The evidence collected demonstrates heritage has a positive impact in many ways – enriching our quality of life, enhancing local pride in our cultural identity, contributing to our knowledge, and as an asset for economic development. The report will help in guiding future work and resources to deal both with the challenges and opportunities facing the historic environment.
 
Case studies highlight examples of positive heritage work that is being undertaken – such as the agreement with Jersey Post to safeguard the Island’s historic post boxes, the conversion of Liberty Wharf and the St James Centre into a contemporary shopping experience and community arts facility respectively whilst respecting the historic fabric and character of the buildings, and the success of the refurbishment of a number historic sites into holiday lets which both protects their future and generates income to help pay for the care of more historic sites.

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Who We Are -›

Jersey Heritage is a Jersey Charity, find out who it's Directors and Trustees are here.

What We Do -›

Jersey Heritage protects our unique culture and identity and supports the development of arts and heritage in Jersey. 

News -›

Read the latest media releases from Jersey Heritage and reveiw the media archive.

Partners -›

We work with a number of local heritage organisations, find out about our partners here.