Conservation

  • Why Conservation?

    The conservation status, which was further protected by an Article 4(2) direction in 2008, will stop any possible development such as we see in Winn Road or Westwood Road. For example, the total demolition of one of these original walls to create a car park could encourage others to do the same so gradual erosion of the character of the ... Read more…
  • Is your house covered by Article 4(2)?

    Although the entire Oakmount Triangle is a conservation area, only the properties shown below with blue numbers are covered by Article 4 (2) direction. This means they have a higher level of protection so various changes to the property that would otherwise not require planning permission (permitted development) now need permission. See here     Read more…
  • Character Appraisal and Management Plan Summary

    Character Appraisal and Management Plan SummarySummary of C.A.M.P. Download Character Appraisal & Management Plan This is taken from the original yellow leaflet. We are reviewing this with a view to updating Both the plan and the summary. Introduction The City Council adopted a Character Appraisal and Management Plan for the Oakmount Triangle Conservation Area on 17 March, 2008. The document identifies those features which give the area its special ... Read more…
  • The Conservation Area

    The Conservation Area Oakmount Triangle Conservation Area The Conservation Subcommittee evolved from an informal group, which had come together in 2003 to investigate the possibility of getting Conservation Area status for the Oakmount Triangle. At a meeting of Southampton City Council’s Planning and Rights of Way Panel, at which an application for a development of town houses in Leigh Road was rejected, Cllr Alec ... Read more…
  • When do I need planning permission?

    When do I need planning permission?General guidelines regarding conservation status In any Conservation Area, special consideration is given to planning applications, and permission has to be obtained before a house can be demolished. Most older houses in the Oakmount Triangle also have Article 4 (2) protection, which means that permission needs to be sought for what may be considered quite minor works which would affect the ... Read more…
Conservation