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Heritage in local plans: how to create a sound plan under the NPPF

Front page for Heritage in local plans guidance

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Local plans have to enable the delivery of sustainable development in accordance with the policies in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). One of the core dimensions of sustainable development is the protection and enhancement of the historic environment.

This guide from English Heritage to local authorities explains how to achieve the objectives of the NPPF for the historic environment and pass the test for what constitutes a sound local plan.

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Legacy Document
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