Issue details

Adoption of a Local List of Buildings and Structures of Local and Architectural Interest

The purpose of this report is to:
• Inform the Executive of the potential to adopt a list of buildings and structures considered to have local architectural or historic interest; to explain the status of a locally listed building and why a local list is important for the conservation strategy of the Borough.
• To seek Executive approval for the adoption of a local list which will be a material consideration in the assessment of development proposals as part of the Council’s planning policy framework;
• To agree, in principle, the first nominations for inclusion on the local list subject to the nominating bodies and individual property occupiers being notified;
• To agree the process and procedures for making additions to the local list.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/12/2018

Decision due: 12 Feb 2019 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Lead director: Director: Place, Planning & Regeneration

Department: Place, Planning & Regeneration

Contact: Hilary Coplestone Email: hilary.coplestone@bracknell-forest.gov.uk Tel: 01344 351185.

Consultation process

National, Berkshire and Bracknell Forest amenity bodies and Parish Councils were invited to nominate buildings and structures for inclusion on a new local list. The nominations have been reviewed by the Heritage Consultant who is engaged by the Council to provide advice on heritage matters.

Consultees

National, Berkshire and Bracknell Forest amenity bodies and Parish Councils

Making Representations: In writing to Director of Place Planning and Regeneration

Financial Impact: Both the Heritage consultancy costs incurred to develop the initial list and the costs of Officer time to maintain the list are contained within existing budget. There are no other financial implications arising from the report.