Locally Listed Buildings

Demolishing or altering a locally listed building

We can prevent you from demolishing a locally listed building if it's within a conservation area. You can check conservation areas on our heritage map.

We can try to prevent you from demolishing or altering a locally listed building if it is of special architectural or historic interest. We may:

When assessing a development proposal on a locally listed building we will:

  • take into account the value of the building when assessing other proposals
  • encourage you to retain or refurbish the existing building by being flexible with our application of other policies

Find out more

For more information on protection see Types of protection or for general information visit Historic Englands Locally Listed Heritage Assets.