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POLICY QL7 - New Development in Conservation Areas

Planning Permission will be granted for new development, including extensions and alterations to unlisted buildings, in Conservation Areas provided it can be demonstrated that the development would preserve or enhance the existing character or appearance of the Conservation Area. In considering proposals special attention will be given to:

  1. preserving or enhancing the general character or appearance of the Conservation Area;
  2. respecting the historic context;
  3. preserving or enhancing existing important open spaces, or important views or spaces between buildings which contribute to the character or appearance of a Conservation Area;
  4. preserving trees which make a significant contribution to the character or appearance of a Conservation Area;
  5. preserving or enhancing important brick or local stone walls, gates, railings or other street scene features which contribute to the character or appearance of the area; and
  6. ensuring no harm to the particular contribution of an existing building to the Conservation Area.

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Disclaimer: The Proposal Map (including the inset maps) has been produced using the Council's Geographical Information System. The Proposal Map (including the inset maps) represented in the electronic version of the Local Plan is not to scale and should not be interpreted other than at the published scale nor be used for the purposes of measurement. The colours and symbols used may not be an exact interpretation of the published printed version of the Local Plan. In general the printed Local Plan maps take precedence. With respect to Conservation Areas however the printed version may include an inaccurate boundary, as since the adoption of the Local Plan, some Conservation Areas have been reviewed and amended. In theses cases the electronic version should be the correct one. To confirm, please check with the Conservation Officer. The Ordnance Survey mapping included within this web site is provided by Malvern Hills District Council under licence from the Ordnance Survey (0100018590)(2009) in order to fulfill its public function to publicise the Local Plan as the Local Planning Authority.