Various publications and leaflets are available for electronic download. Certain documents, such as the World Heritage Site Nomination Document, are out of print and therefore only available in this format.

Other publications, such as walks leaflets, can be obtained from the Blaenavon World Heritage Centre for a small charge, or can be freely downloaded from the Plan your visit area of the website. Copies of our local newsletter, Heritage News , can be downloaded here.

Management Plan (2011-2016)

The Blaenavon WHS Partnership has approved a Management Plan for the World Heritage Site for the period 2011 to 2016.

Executive Summary of Draft Management Plan (2011)

The Executive Summary  explains the significance of the Blaenavon WHS, achievements 2000-2010 and summarises the contents of the draft WHS Management Plan, 2011-2016.

Front cover of the Management Plan Nomination Document (1999)

The  Nomination Document provides a detailed description of the features of the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape that make the World Heritage Site so important to the world's social, cultural and industrial history.

Original Management Plan (1999) 

The original WHS Management Plan provides a broad vision of the quality, significance, condition and potential of the site. 

Forgotten Landscapes

Documents concerning the Forgotten Landscapes Partnership Scheme can be downloaded here .

Other Useful Documents

Other useful documents and studies relating to the World Heritage Site include:

For online publications, papers and documents relating to World Heritage Sites, please visit the UNESCO World Heritage website