We recognise that undertaking an application and successfully maintaining the national standard may be challenging. Support and advice has been developed and implemented across the UK, and is detailed below:

National providers

England

Accreditation advice in England is provided by the Arts Council's funded Museum Development providers for the period 2015-18. Please contact your local museum development provider or MDO for further information.

East of England

Please contact the Museum Development team at SHARE Museums East, Norfolk Museums Service:
accreditationeast@norfolk.gov.uk

East Midlands

Please contact Fiona Mitchell-Innes, working under contract to Museum Development East Midlands:
accreditation@culturebusiness.co.uk
07807 504 654

London

Please contact the Museum Development team at the Museum of London:
museumdevelopment@museumoflondon.org.uk

North East

Please contact Emma Chaplin, Accreditation Adviser for Museum Development North East:
accreditation@emmachaplin.co.uk
0151 342 9651 / 0788 425 4351

North West

Please contact Lynsey Jones, Museum Development Officer:
lynsey.jones@manchester.ac.uk
07748 147240

South West

Please contact South West Museum Development:
museum.accreditation@bristol.gov.uk
0117 922 4653

Yorkshire

Please contact Helen Thornton at Museum Development Yorkshire:
accreditation@ymt.org.uk
01904 650321

Wales

Support and advice is available from our partners at the Museums, Archives and Libraries Division of the Welsh Government. Contact: Ann Mansell.

Scotland

Support and advice is available from our partners at Museums Galleries Scotland. Contact: Jenny Youngson.

Northern Ireland

Support and advice is available from our partners at the Northern Ireland Museums Council.