Town and Country Planning

-4.73013350.469830PL31 1LZ1999-05-171999-05-27PL311LZThe County of CornwallPLANNING (LISTED BUILDINGS AND CONSERVATION AREAS) ACT 1990TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

North Cornwall District Council


Notice is given under the provisions of the 1990 Act that North Cornwall District Council has determined that the Bodmin Town Conservation Area is an area of special architectural or historic interest, and that it is desirable to preserve or enhance its character or appearance. The Council resolved to extend the Conservation Area on 17th May 1999 to include the following additional areas:

The site of the former Bodmin Barracks around Victoria Square
The oldest section of St. Lawrence’s Hospital at Westheath Avenue
The Eye Well, Bell Lane, adjacent to the Dennison Road car park

The Conservation Area as extended now covers the historic core of the town around Priory Park and the Parish Church, extending westward through Mount Folly Square along Fore Street, Lower and Higher Bore Street to Westheath Avenue, St. Leonard’s, St. Mary’s Abbey and old St. Lawrence’s Hospital. South from Mount Folly Square it extends along St. Nicholas Street and Harleigh Road to include Bodmin General Railway Station, all of the former Victoria Barracks and the Bodmin Business Centre (the former Grammar School).
The principal effects of these areas being included in the Conservation Area area as follows:
1. The Council is under a duty to prepare proposals to ensure the preservation or enhancement of the area.
2. Consent must be obtained from the Council for the demolition of buildings in the area.
3. Six weeks’ notice must be given to the Council before works are carried out to any tree in the area.
4. Special publicity must be given to planning applications for development in the area.
5. In carrying out any functions under the Planning Acts (and, in particular, in determining applications for planning permission and listed building consent), the Council and the Secretary of State are required to take into account the desirability of preserving or enhancing the character or appearance of the area.
Copies of a plan showing the extended boundary of the Conservation Area may be inspected during normal working hours at the District Council Offices at 3-5 Barn Lane, Bodmin; Higher Trenant Road, Wadebridge; Trevanion Road, Wadebridge; Bude Visitors Centre, Crescent Car Park, Bude; Market House Arcade, Market Street, Launceston; College Road, Camelford.
Further information can be obtained from the Acting Director of Planning and Development, North Cornwall District Council, 3-5 Barn Lane, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1LZ. Telephone: 01208 893333.
N. Pendleton, Acting Director of Planning and Development
May 1999.