Designation does not preclude new development or alterations to
existing buildings but the Council does have a duty to ensure that any
new development enhances or does not harm the character or appearance of
the area (this means there may be extra planning controls in place).
You must contact Planning Services before starting work in a Conservation Area.
Character appraisals analyse the qualities of conservation areas
that make up its unique character and promote understanding of the
special character of the area.