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PPG 15 Planning Policy Guidance 15: Planning and the historic environment

This PPG provides a full statement of Government policies for the identification and protection of historic buildings, conservation areas, and other elements of the historic environment. It explains the role played by the planning system in their protection. Replaced by PPS5 whic in turn is replaced by the National Framework

Chapter 4 Conservation Areas

Conservation area designation is the main instrument available to authorities to give effect to conservation policies for a particular neighbourhood or area. Designation introduces a general control over the demolition of unlisted buildings and provides the basis for policies designed to preserve or enhance all the aspects of character or appearance that define an area's special interest.

Conservation area control over demolition

Trees in conservation areas

BRISTOL LOCAL PLAN: CONSERVATION AREA ENHANCEMENT STATEMENT

CLIFTON: GENERAL ENHANCEMENT OBJECTIVES

Clifton in the main, is composed of imposing formal classical terraces linked with grand Victorian Villas. The earlier, Greek revival period was noted for its use of Bathstone (and stucco) in formal compositions.
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