The Historic Environment Service (HES) of the South West Heritage Trust delivers archaeological planning advice to Somerset County Council and five District Councils in Somerset. It is responsible for the management and curation of the Somerset HER. The HES offers historic environment advice to a range of other agencies and bodies such as Natural England, the Environment Agency and Water companies. The HES has an active programme of outreach and fieldwork projects linked to Heritage Lottery Funded projects and planning casework notably Hinkley Point power station project. The service also offers conservation advice and carries out small scale enhancement works and archaeological research projects.