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Unitary Development Plan, First Deposit (2000) - Summary

Historic Environment
Historic Environment
Historic Environment Policies
 
The aim is to protect and enhance Dudley's historic and architectural heritage, both in relation to distinctive areas and individual sites and buildings.
 
 
 
 
 
  • HE1  LOCAL CHARACTER AND DISTINCTIVENESS. The Borough Landscape and Townscape Character Study has identified broad areas of local distinctiveness which should be taken into account in development proposals.
 
  • HE2  LANDSCAPE HERITAGE AREAS. These are defined on the Proposals Map and detrimental development will be resisted.
 
  • HE3  CASTLE HILL SPECIAL LANDSCAPE HERITAGE AREA. Separately identified because of the unique combination of historical, ecological, landscape and tourist value of the site.
 
There follows a number of policies that give appropriate protection from development and seek to improve and enhance the appearance and setting of historic buildings and areas. They also set out where necessary, the criteria under which changes or loss may be considered.
 
  • HE4  CONSERVATION AREAS.
 
  • HE5  BUILDINGS OF LOCAL HISTORIC IMPORTANCE.
 
  • HE6  STATUTORILY LISTED BUILDINGS.
 
  • HE7  CANALS.In addition archaeological remains can help us better understand the Borough’s past;
 
  • HE8  ARCHAEOLOGY AND INFORMATION. This sets out the information to be supplied by applicants to enable proper consideration of development proposals affecting archaeological remains.
 
  • HE9  SCHEDULED ANCIENT MONUMENTS AND OTHER SITES OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE.
 
  • HE10  SITES OF REGIONAL IMPORTANCE (ANCIENT MONUMENTS).
 
  • HE11  ARCHAEOLOGY AND PRESERVATION. Should be in situ or, where this is unreasonable, through appropriate recording.
 
 
 
 
 

These early documents relate to the preparation of the Dudley Unitary Development Plan and chart the stages and position of policy in the Plan at each stage of the review. They are intended for reference only and the content does not necessarily reflect the current state of play.