Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site (IGWHS)

Useful information regarding the Ironbrige Gorge World Heritage Site

Please visit these websites to gain more information and history about the World Heritage site and organisations involved with the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site

  • The Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site Public Realm Guide 
    The World heritage Site Public Realm Guide was a joint partnership project between Telford & Wrekin Council, English Heritage and Shropshire Council. 

View information about the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site Public Realm Guide

  • Severn Gorge Countryside Trust
    Severn Gorge Countryside Trust is a registered charity that was set up in 1991. The Trust is responsible for managing over half the land in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site including a diverse range of habitats, including wildflower meadows, woodlands and heathlands.

Visit the Severn Gorge Countryside Trust website to find out more about what they do and the diverse range of habitats they manage

  • The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust
    In 1986 the Ironbridge Gorge was one of the first locations to be designated as a world heritage site within the UK. This designation recognised the area’s unique and unrivalled contribution to the birth of the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century; the impact of which is still felt across the world today.

Visit the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust website 

  • World Heritage UK
    An organisation set up in 2015 to undertake networking, advocacy and promotion for the UK’s 31 outstanding world heritage sites, and the tentative list sites progressing towards world heritage site status. 

Visit the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization website to search for World Heritage Sites in the UK

Last updated: 07/04/2022 13:58

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