What is the IHNs’ purpose?

The purpose of the IHNs is to help ensure sustainability of preserved industrial heritage sites across England.

To help achieve that goal, the IHNs’ members focus on delivering the following five aims:

  • Improving Communications
  • Working in Partnerships
  • Improving Skills and Knowledge
  • Staying Relevant
  • Improving Awareness

Have a look at the Guidelines for detailed information about the above aims, the operational model and other IHNs basics.

Birmingham Canal
Birmingham Canal; part of the Old Main Line