The Historic Towns Forum created an extensive library of publications on the challenges and opportunities for historic places, from city centres to villages, heritage-led regeneration to housing growth, and all important details for shopfront design. They are available to download below, and others may be available as hard copies only, and so please email us to find out more on

ASHTAV's main method of communication with members was through the magazine. Prior to its alliance with the HTVF, ASHTAV produced nearly 30 magazines in the period from 1997 to 2016. There is a wealth of information and know-how amongst the back numbers, also available to download.

The HTF publications are listed under categories and The ASHTAV publications are in reverse date order