Town and Country Planning

-1.73507654.403535DL10 4JETown and Country Planning Act 19902004-08-032005-02-01DL104JEThe District of RichmondshireHistoric Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953Planning (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,

Richmondshire District Council


Notice is hereby given that on 3 August 2004, the Richmondshire District Council designated the area referred to in the Schedule to this notice as a Conservation Area under section 69 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990. The effect of the designation is that: (a) Under the provisions of section 74 of the Act, no building in the conservation area may be demolished without first obtaining Conservation Area Consent from the appropriate authority (Richmondshire District Council). Exceptions to this rule are laid down in section 75, details of which are available from the Planning and Development Unit, Richmondshire District Council. (b) Anyone wishing to cut down, top, lop, uproot or destroy any tree within a conservation area shall give the local planning authority (Richmondshire District Council) 6 weeks’ notice of his or her intention under the provisions of section 211 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended). (c) The Council (Richmondshire District Council) shall give special attention to the desirability of preserving and enhancing the character and appearance of a conservation area in the exercise of powers under the provisions of the Planning Acts and Part 1 of the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953. M Barry, Corporate Unit Manager Swale House, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4JE. Schedule The conservation area, which is to be known as the Richmond Racecourse Conservation Area, comprises the whole of the land enclosed by the following boundaries. Starting at the Whashton Road entrance gate to the racecourse, the boundary follows the roadside wall in a south-easterly direction to its intersection with a fence opposite the Yorkshire Water Service Reservoir. At this point the boundary turns west, following a fence then wall along the south side of the racecourse to its junction with Hurgill Road. The boundary contines in a north-westerly direction along the roadside wall on the east side of Hurgill Road to the property boundary of High Gingerfield Lodge. Turning north, the boundary follows a stone wall and fence around the west perimeter of the racecourse before turning in an easterly direction and incorporates small plantations on the west and north sides of the racecourse. At the intersection with the boundary of Field 4436, the conservation area boundary follows the fence line along the north side of the wooded and meadow area (known as McGuinnesses Meadow) to Whashton Road. The boundary follows the roadside wall in a south-east direction returning to the entrance gate.