As active and dynamic living environments, conservation areas must adapt to change without causing harm to their identified special interest. The Council must revaluate the 'special interest' of their conservation areas from time to time and consider their management in this regard.
Currently, all seven conservation areas in Thurrock have an up-to-date character appraisal. A management proposal for four of the conservation areas has been produced to identify special areas, highlighting specific issues and informing communities where change is required. The eventual aim is for all areas to have both appraisals and management proposals, which are no more than five years old. Used in conjunction with existing statutory planning policies, detailed guidance and site-specific development briefs, the appraisal documents:
The consultation process for the appraisal documents took place in the autumn of 2006 and involved those who live and work in the areas concerned. On 10th January 2007, the Council agreed the final version of each appraisal and management proposal after it had been shaped with local communities.
Many of the following documents are PDF files. Please see our notes on how to access PDF files for more information.
You are invited to make your comments:
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you seek clarification or further information please contact the conservation officer on tel. 01375 652275 or 01375 652480.