Decision details

Conservation Area Appraisals - Consideration of Chelmsford Avenue Almshouses for Conservation Area Designation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet considered a report of Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director (Growth and Housing) setting out the initial work, and subsequent recommendations, undertaken by heritage consultants, Purcell, on behalf of the Council, to review the potential of Chelmsford Avenue Almshouses for Conservation Area status.




That the initial report and accompanying plan (Appendix A and B to the submitted officer report) from Purcell, which sets out a potential area to consider for Conservation Area designation (Chelmsford Avenue Almshouses) be noted and that this report and the plan be subject to an initial stage of public consultation.


Reason for Decision


To facilitate public consultation on the initial report from independent heritage     expects Purcell, and to seek the views of local residents on the proposal to consider Chelmsford Avenue Almshouses for designation as a Conservation Area.


Other Options


That the initial report from independent heritage experts Purcell is not publically consulted on, and further work into the potential for a Conservation Area designation at Chelmsford Avenue Almshouses is not progressed.


Note: This is an Executive Function

Eligible for Call in to: Place Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Cllr Mulroney

Report author: Peter Geraghty

Publication date: 28/02/2020

Date of decision: 25/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 25/02/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 07/03/2020

Accompanying Documents:


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