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Local Heritage Listing - Stafford, West Midlands

Historic England - HELM Training

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 from 09:30 to 16:30

Local Heritage Listing - Stafford, West Midlands

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The overall aim of this course is to encourage delegates to consider how local heritage lists might be adopted effectively and efficiently. We will demonstrate how a local list can enhance an LPA’s ability to protect the historic environment by giving the planning policy context, and introducing practical management tools such as article 4 directions. By sharing examples of good practice, will also show how neighbourhood planners and community groups can successfully be involved in establishing local lists. Historic England's guidance on local lists would make worthwhile pre-course reading and can be found at https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/what-is-designation/local/local-designations/  

Outline programme (subject to amendment) 

0930 Refreshments & registration

1000 Welcome & introduction 

1005 Local listing: Recap on pre-course learning 

1025 The policy context for local heritage listing 

1105 Exercise 1: Developing understanding using local history sources 

1125 Break 

1140 Discussion session 1: Feedback from exercise 1 & thoughts on identifying local historic interest 

1200 Introduction to developing criteria for local listing 

1215 Lunch 

1300 Exercise 2: Group-led site visits to assess a heritage asset using the Oxford criteria 

1345 Discussion session 2: Feedback from exercise 2 & discussion of using the criteria, establishing the scope of lists & 'reactive' local listing 

1430 Break 

1445 Communities, neighbourhood plans and local heritage lists 

1515 Hot tips for using a local list

1530 Discussions session 3: Problems & hurdles in delegates own areas 

1615 Chair's summary

1630 Close 

 

Terms and Conditions
Booking is essential for all courses as places are limited. Please note that we are initially only able to allocate 2 places per organisation.
Please note, these training events are provided free of charge by Historic England, and places are at a premium. You can send a replacement or notify us by e mail if you book and then can’t attend. Non-attendance will incur a fee of £150 unless you contact us at least 5 days in advance.

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Main Hall
Oddfellows Hall
17 Greengate Street
ST16 2HP Stafford
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 from 09:30 to 16:30


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