Contact Us

World Heritage Site Office
Economic Development and Culture
Level 5, Zone A, Pydar House
Pydar Street
United Kingdom

Deborah Boden, World Heritage Site Co-ordinator

Ainsley Cocks, World Heritage Site Research & Information Officer

Ben Dancer, World Heritage Site Planning Advice Officer (available Tuesday-Friday only)

Karen Willows, World Heritage Site Administration Officer (available Tuesday-Thursday only)
Tel: + 44 (0)1872 322586 (answerphone, checked Tuesday-Thursday only)

We wish to advise that due to budget constraints and reduced staff capacity, the World Heritage Site Office can no longer provide an email service for non-planning related enquiries.

For planning related enquiries only, please contact Ben Dancer at the following number or email:

Tel: + 44 (0)1872 326654 (available Tuesday-Friday only)

The World Heritage Site Office also provides a pre-application consultation service for planning schemes which are deemed to be major developments. To find out more, please see the PDF information sheet here or contact:


For planning related or other specialised enquiries, please see the following links which may be of interest:

Cornwall Council Planning:

Devon County Council Planning:

West Devon Borough Council Planning:

Cornwall Record Office:

Cornish Family History Society:

Cornish Studies Library: