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***    Community Consultation Workshop 12 & 13 February 2016 - Parish Rooms Abbotskerswell   ***

Aims

Protect the special character of the buildings and settlement areas in Abbotskerswell (with particular reference to the village’s Conservation Area) and establish standards to help ensure high quality design.

Objectives

  • Review the existing development envelope and conservation area.
  • New or rebuild dwellings, extensions or other building works should blend in with neighbouring and nearby dwellings.
  • Promote the use of nearby existing mineral resources.
  • Introduce a Parish design statement, covering:
    • Quality Landscape and Amenity
    • Architectural
    • Geographical and topological constraints (2/3 storey properties)
    • Quality Distinct Identity
    • Pedestrian and Cycle Friendly
    • Energy and Water Efficiency
    • Managed and Maintained Public Realm
    • Inclusive Places
    • Safe Places
    • Green Infrastructure
    • Integrated Wildlife Habitats
    • Parking

Certain permitted development rights will be constrained or withdrawn in cases where development proposals are not meeting neighbourhood plan standards of design.

Evidence Base

HISTORIC ENGLAND REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

 

Consultation; built environment

built environment

 

Please also see our pages on the History of the Parish and the work of AbbPast

 

 


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