Conservation in the Triangle

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This is an ongoing project to inform residents about the conservation area: Our management plan The implications of conservation How we can help you with planning. Conservation contacts Conservation questions (heritage materials etc) General planning (extensions etc. pre-planning advice) OTRA … Read more

Solar & EV charging

Please note: this is for guidance only due the fact that we have been struggling to get definitive information from SCC. Solar Panels There has been confusion in the past as neither solar panels nor EV chargers are explicitly mentioned … Read more

Garden Walls

The front garden walls on the houses built by John Smith (1911-1926) were of two types. Nearly all had recessed sections and chamferred coping but most of them also had some extra decorative features, ie a dentil course and coping … Read more

Houses & Streetscenes

Houses John Smith Style There are very few completely original houses built by John Smith. Here is an example of one of the best preserved showing many original features (6 Westbourne Grove): Hipped clay tile roof Exposed rafter ends Two … Read more

Driveways (draft)

There is very little mention of driveways in the CAMP. Many houses in the Triangle were built with driveways, some with garages either next to the house or further behind at the back of the the garden. The latter (known … Read more

Why Conservation?

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Development & Conservation in Highfield Before the Oakmount Triangle was granted conservation status, a developer purchased no 4 Leigh Road  – a distinctive Arts and Crafts style house: Its character features include the herringbone brickwork on the gable and the … Read more