Decision details

Duns Tew Conservation Area Re-Appraisal - Delegated Matter

Decision Maker: Assistant Director of Planning and Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider and approve the revisions to the Duns Tew Conservation Area Appraisal, following its re-appraisal. 





(1)           That, following consultation with the Lead Member for Planning the adoption of the Duns Tew Conservation Area Appraisal, 2021 following its re-appraisal is approved.


Reasons for the decision:

The Conservation Area Appraisal has been reviewed and consulted upon. An updated appraisal has been produced as part of a rolling programme to keep Conservation Areas within Cherwell up-to-date. The appraisal provides a sound basis for development management, for developing initiatives for improving the area and for assisting with plan making.


Alternative options considered:

Thefollowing alternativeoptions havebeen identifiedand rejectedfor thereasons as set outbelow.


Option 1: To seek further amendments to the Conservation Area Appraisal.


Officers consider that the reviewed Conservation Area Appraisal which proposes no changes to the Conservation Area boundary is in the best interests of preserving the district’s built heritage.


Option 2: To oppose the proposed changes – would result in the AD Planning and Development reconsidering those changes.


Officers consider that an updated appraisal and Conservation Area boundary are in the best interests of preserving the district’s built heritage.


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Corporate Priorities : An enterprising economy with strong and vibrant local centres; Healthy, resilient and engaged communities; Supporting Environmental Sustainability;

Wards Affected: Deddington;

Declarations: None.

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No.

Contact: Andrew Maxted, Planning Policy, Conservation and Design Manager Email:

Publication date: 03/02/2022

Date of decision: 26/01/2022

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