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Activities at Historical State Care Sites Require an Application

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Activities at Historical State Care Sites Require an Application

Private, commercial or corporate events at State Care sites require an activity application. Click here to see the map of all the sites in the Ring of Gullion area.

This operational decision has been taken to enable Historic Environment Division to prioritise the protection and conservation of the State Care Monuments for which they are responsible.

The application process involves the following:

  • Submission of application form to [email protected]
  • Confirmation email to applicant if the activity date is acceptable and request for further relevant information depending on the type of activity, i.e. RA including children and vulnerable adults safeguarding policy if applicable, PLI, event plan (if applicable), screenplay/stage play (if applicable) and charges (if applicable)
  • Consideration, including consultation with internal staff and stakeholders involved in the maintenance, care and running of relevant sites, and DfC Press Office regarding filming requests
  • Site meeting (if required)
  • Revision of proposal if necessary: all concerns raised are returned to the applicant to address, and the process is repeated again
  • HED Activity Permit is issued to the applicant and copy signed by applicant must be returned to [email protected]

Application Forms

Lead Times

All applications must be submitted at least 20 working days before the requested activity date. The consultation process for larger events may take considerably longer and the recommended lead time is 12 weeks.

As per our commitment detailed in the Historic Environment Customer Charter, we will determine applications for use of State Care Monuments within 10 working days of receipt of all required information.

Charges and Fees

Activity bookings at State Care Monuments may be subject to charges. We can advise you of potential charges after we have received your activity application.

Late applications are subject to additional administrative charges;

  • Applications submitted 10 – 19 working days before the activity date will incur an additional £25 administrative charge
  • Applications submitted 9 working days or less before the activity date will incur an additional £50 administrative charge.

To find out more information, click here.

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