Town and Country Planning

1999-03-11Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990PLANNING (LISTED BUILDINGS AND CONSERVATION AREAS) ACT 1990TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

St. Albans District Council


Notice is hereby given, pursuant to section 69 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, that the Council has designated an extension to the Wheathampstead Conservation Area.
The Conservation Area extension includes the following:
Bury Farm Cottages (Nos. 53-55); No. 55 a ; No. 57; Ash Grove.
The Rectory; Nos. 1-8, Old Rectory Gardens.
Nos. 1-6, Canons Field.
Helmet Integrated Systems, High Street.
Land on east side of Ash Grove known as Rectory Field.
Land adjacent to No. 2 Bury Green.
The western edge is formed by the front boundaries of those properties in Ash Grove from its junction with Bury Green in the south to the junction with the public footpath in the north, and continues north along the field boundary as far as the River Lea.
The northern boundary comprises the strip of land to the rear of properties in Kingfisher Close, forming the river frontage to the north of the River Lea from its junction with the former dismantled railway in the west to its junction with the existing conversation area boundary in the east.
A map showing the area may be inspected at the Planning and Heritage Department, Council Offices, Civic Centre, St. Peter’s Street, St. Albans, Mondays to Fridays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (4.30 p.m. Fridays).
The effect of the designation is described in the Act, but the Council has a duty to pay special attention to the desirability of preserving or enhancing the character or appearance of the area.
In particular no building may be demolished without consent of the local authority, and no trees over 75 mm in diameter may be cut down, uprooted, topped or lopped without consent.
E. A. Hackford, Chief Executive Officer
11th March 1999.