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Registration requires a username, email address, and password. "Username" and email address identify you on the website, and either can be used for logging in. The username cannot contain spaces.

Your password must be at least 7 characters long, with at least one number (0-9) and at least one upper-case character (A-Z).

Please be careful to supply a valid email address. An email will be sent to this address containing a link/code to activate your account. This should arrive within a few seconds of registration - please check "junk" folders.

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Terms and Conditions

Your use of the SFI HEFER portal is governed by the Website Terms and Conditions set out below. They should be read in conjunction with details provided on the site about how the website operates and the services available on the website. You should also read our Privacy Policy.  If you experience problems with this website or have comments please contact Historic England support via the contact page.

Important disclaimer

This website is provided by Historic England on an "as is" basis. No warranties or representations of any kind expressed or implied are given (and if any such warranties and representations arise by operation of law or otherwise they are hereby disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law) in connection with this site or its content including the completeness or accuracy of any of its contents (in particular but without limiting the foregoing any listing information).

Historic England, its commissioners, employees, officers and agents shall not be liable for any loss or damages or expenses of any kind including without limitation compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property or claims by third parties howsoever arising (save for death or injury caused by Historic England's negligence or that of its commissioners, employees, officers and agents) in connection with the copying or use of any information or material contained in or referred to on this website or otherwise from the use of this website.

Historic England is not responsible for the content of external websites that link to this website or which are linked from it. Please also refer to our Privacy Policy.

Use of site

Historic England reserves the right to withdraw this website at any time and without prior warning. Historic England will endeavour to advise users of its website in advance of any withdrawal, whether such withdrawal is temporary or permanent.

Links to this website

Historic England reserves the right at its discretion to prohibit any link from another internet site or equivalent entity to materials or information on this website. Without prejudice to that, any link to material or information on this website must be neither misleading nor deceptive and must fairly indicate Historic England or as the destination of the link.

Furthermore, no page or pages from this website may be framed by or with any third party content or otherwise made available to the public in conjunction with any third party content without the prior written consent of Historic England.

Copyright and related rights

All content, designs, text, graphics, software compilations and source codes on this website are the copyright of Historic England and/or its content providers.
This website is provided to deliver HEFERs for the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot as requested by Rural Payments Agency.  Any other use of the website without prior written consent from Historic England is strictly forbidden.


Historic England and the Historic England logo, are trademarks of Historic England and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of Historic England. Other organisation and company names referred to on this site may be the trademarks of their respective owners as indicated.


Historic England reserves the right to change or amend these Website Terms and Conditions without prior notice.

Ordnance Survey Mapping and Data

Historic England is licensed through the Public Sector Mapping Agreement for the use of Ordnance Survey mapping and data to provide context for its own business data and information.
You are granted a non-exclusive, royalty free, revocable licence solely to view the Licensed Data for non-commercial purposes for the period during which Historic England makes it available. You are not permitted to sub-license, distribute, sell or otherwise make available the Licensed Data to third parties in any form. Third party rights to enforce the terms of this licence shall be reserved to OS.

Content objections

If you object to the publication of any material placed on this website please let us know by sending an appropriately worded email to Historic England support via the contact page and we will take whatever action we deem appropriate.


Historic England requires users of this website to register and provide certain information about yourself and where you do this you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the relevant registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data (by sending an appropriately worded email to Historic England support via the contact page) to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

Our use of Registration Data and certain other information about you is subject to the Privacy Policy.

Your username and password

The registration processes on this website will involve you being allocated with a unique username and/or password that gives you access to your website account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur through your website account. You agree to (a) notify Historic England immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your password or website account or any other breach of security by sending an appropriately worded email to Historic England support via the contact page, and (b) ensure that you exit from your website account at the end of each session. Historic England cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.