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Suburbs and The Historic Environment

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The following guidance publication has been archived. This is because it is now out of date or has been superseded by new guidance. If you would like to obtain a digital copy of this guidance for your information only please email supplying the title, author, product code and publication date.

More than 8 out of 10 people in England live in surburban areas.  Many of these areas are undergoing significant change; in some areas by infilling and intensification, in others through a struggle to regain former vibrancy.  In this position statement, English Heritage sets out how it sees the future planning suburbs and how local authorities can best respond to the challenges they face.  Although our remit covers those suburbs of historic, architectural or landscape design interest, not all may be designated as conservation areas.

Whilst some of the references in this document may now be out-of-date, English Heritage believes that it does still contain useful advice, guidance and case studies.

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Legacy Document
  • Product Code: 51323
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