Our Membership

The Commonwealth Heritage Forum is a global network of individuals, professional practitioners, heritage bodies and academic institutions engaged in the conservation of the historic built environment across the Commonwealth. We are open to all with an interest in the shared heritage of the Commonwealth and the UK, including those from non-Commonwealth countries. You can support us, or get involved, by joining as an individual, academic or corporate member.

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Individual membership

Members have full access to the website and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Communication with a global network of people with a shared interest and expertise in the conservation of historic sites and places.
  • Opportunities to share technical problems and solutions with international colleagues.
  • Regular e-newsletters and blogs sharing news of research, projects and events from across the Commonwealth.
  • Access to an international network for the development of skills, expertise and training opportunities for young people.
  • Early registration for regular CHF talks, events and conferences.
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Group membership

Ideal for heritage bodies, schools and colleges. One of our core aims is to share our collective skills and knowledge with academic institutions to increase understanding of the built heritage of the Commonwealth and the opportunities it provides to enrich the lives of all its citizens. Group members enjoy all the benefits of individual membership plus:

  • A dedicated full page profile on the CHF website.
  • Opportunities to contact and recruit students and members, and to promote courses, training and projects across our global network.
  • Opportunities for international collaboration on practical projects or educational and research topics.
  • Discounted attendance at talks, events and conferences for students and members of subscribing bodies.
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Corporate membership

We welcome corporate membership from reputable professional practices and companies engaged in all aspects of heritage conservation including specialist craftsmen, professional practices and expert practitioners. Corporate members enjoy the benefits of individual members plus:

  • A dedicated full page profile on the CHF website.
  • Direct connections to a worldwide network of CHF members.
  • Opportunities to be aware of potential tenders for emerging Commonwealth conservation projects.
  • Direct access to an international network of professionals and experts in the field of conservation, archaeology, urban design, regeneration.
  • Preferential speaking opportunities at CHF talks, events and conferences.