Conservation Area No.6 - Bisley
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Bisley was first designated as a conservation area in November 1975. The boundary was amended in October 1997 during its first review. A second review was carried out in 2006-7 and an updated Conservation Area Statement was adopted in June 2007 as Supplementary Planning Advice (SPA).
The Conservation Area Statement contains information about the character and special significance of the conservation area, as well as proposals for its conservation and enhancement. The document is used to guide the interpretation and application of Development Plan policies, including Local Plan Policy ES10.
Article 4 (2) Direction
Although the Permitted Development Rights of houses (and buildings other than shops and flats) are restricted within a Conservation Area, the additional controls brought about by designation of the Conservation Area cannot sufficiently prevent many changes to these buildings. If unchecked, a successive number of such changes could damage the character of the Conservation Area.
For this reason, the Local Authority made an Article 4 (2) Direction on 11th February 1998. Article 4 Directions allow the Local Planning Authority to apply controls to works of alteration to dwelling houses, which were previously allowed through Permitted Development Rights. As a consequence of an Article 4 Direction, certain works to specified properties require an application for Planning Permission.
In the case of an Article 4 (2) direction, the controls only apply in circumstances where the proposed works are on elevations which front a highway or public open space.
The following buildings are covered by the Direction. These are unlisted buildings, in use as dwelling houses, and as such they would normally have greater permitted development rights than other buildings in the Conservation Area.
|Buildings covered by Direction:|
|Tythe Barn Group
1-11 Mount Pleasant
1-2 Priest Barn
|Cheltenham Road||Bisley Farm
House opposite Fir Tree Cottage
1-3 Fir Tree Cottages
1-4 Hampstead Buildings
|George Street||House attached to Everest Cottage
The Old Coach House
|Wells Road||Stone Villa Burnhead|
|Far Wells Road||Sycamore Cottage
|Back Lane||Bear View
|Hayhedge Lane||Lilac Cottage
Paul Mead Barn
|Van Der Breen Street||Oakleigh|
|Holloway Road||No’s 1-2
|Rose Hill||No’s 1-3|
Works requiring Planning Permission as a result of the removal of certain Permitted Development Rights by the Article 4 Direction:
|Development within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse:|
|Class A||The enlargement, improvement or other alteration of a dwellinghouse, where any part of the enlargement or alterations would front a relevant location.|
|Class B||The enlargement of a dwellinghouse consisting of an addition or alteration to its roof, where the affected roof slope fronts a relevant location.|
|Class C||Any other alteration to the roof of a dwellinghouse, where the affected roof slope fronts a relevant location|
|Class D||The erection or construction of a porch outside any external door of a dwellinghouse, where the external door in question fronts a relevant location|
|Class F||The provision within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse of a hard surface for any purpose incidental to the enjoyment of the dwellinghouse as such, where that hard surface would front a relevant location|
|Class H||The installation, alteration or replacement of a satellite antenna on a dwellinghouse or within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse, where the part of the building or other structure on which the satellite antenna is to be installed, altered or replaced fronts a relevant location|
|The erection, alteration or removal of a chimney on a dwellinghouse or on a building within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse…..|
|* [the above being development comprised within Part 1, Classes A, B, C, D, E, F and H referred to in Schedule 2 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995, and not being development comprised within any other part]|
|Class A||The erection, construction, maintenance, improvement or alteration of a gate, fence, wall or other means of enclosure, where the gate, wall, fence or other means of enclosure would front a relevant location|
|Class C||The painting of the exterior of a dwellinghouse or any building or enclosure within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse, where the work would front a relevant location|
|* [the above being development comprised within Part 2, Classes A and C, referred to in Schedule 2 to the said Order (1995), and not being development comprised within any other part]|
|Class B||Any building operation consisting of the demolition of the whole or any part of any gate, fence, wall or other means of enclosure, where within the curtilage of a dwellinghouse and fronting a relevant location.|
|* [the above being development comprised within Part 31, Class B, referred to in Schedule 2 to the said Order (1995), and not being development comprised within any other part]|