Decision details

Crowstone Conservation Area Appraisal and Article 4 Direction

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet considered a report of the Executive Director (Environment and Place) presenting an updated Conservation Area Appraisal for the Crowstone Conservation Area for consideration.




1. That the adoption of the updated Conservation Area Appraisal for Crowstone Conservation Area, as set out in Appendix 1 to the submitted report, be approved.


2. That public consultation take place on the Article 4 Direction proposed for the Crowstone Conservation Area and that a subsequent decision on confirmation of the Article 4 Direction be delegated to the Executive Director (Environment and Place), in consultation with the Executive Councillors for Arts, Culture, Heritage & Leisure and Housing and Planning.


Reasons for decision:


The Crowstone Conservation Area has been appraised as part of this work, to provide up to date evidence on the area and any issues affecting it. Public consultation was undertaken on a draft appraisal as part of preparing the current document. The appraisal provides an up to date management plan to help guide appropriate and sympathetic change within the area and highlight opportunities to enhance the character and appearance.


Other options:


Not to adopt the Crowstone Conservation Area Appraisal and take forward the Article 4 Direction. This would be contrary to the recommendations within the Appraisal, produced by independents heritage experts Purcell.


Note: This is an Executive Function

Not eligible for call-in as the matter has been subject to pre-Cabinet Scrutiny.

Cabinet Members: Cllr Jarvis and Cllr Garston.


Report author: Kevin Waters

Publication date: 24/11/2023

Date of decision: 20/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Cabinet

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