UK Planning Law: Development Brief The Former Cattle Market, Barnstaple
ANSWER ALL PARTS The Cattle Market site is situated within a conservation area and encompasses the motte and bailey of Barnstaple Castle, a scheduled ancient monument. Various listed buildings are adjacent to the site, with other listed buildings nearby (see map, Appendix 1). Explain and consider critically, with reference to statute, case law, policy and the information in the brief as appropriate: a) the rationale for and the extent of protection conferred respectively by conservation area, listed building and scheduled ancient monument designations (30% of marks) b) the implications of these designations for prospective developers in terms of site redevelopment and associated planning procedures; (30% of marks) c) the legal status and significance (in 2005 and now) of the Design and the Historic Environment guidance and policies referred to in Appendix 2; (20% of marks) d) the legal mechanisms available to the local planning authority to secure improvement to the integrity, setting and visual impact of the castle (page 5 refers). (20% of marks)
UK PLANNING LAWName:Institution:Course:Tutor:City/state:Date:DEVELOPMENT BRIEF FOR THE FORMER CATTLE MARKET, BARNSTAPLE * Conservation areas are designated by local planning authorities under the planning acts. Section 69 of the UK planning law on buildings and conservation areas state that a conservation area is an ear of architectural or historic interest the character of appearance of which is it desirable to preserve or enhance. Then planning analysis recognizes the archaeological importance of the site and its monuments. The archaeological assessment and evaluation will inform and guide any development proposals for the site and also complement the assessment undertaken by Exeter archeology in 2003. The redevelopment will protect the conservation site by respecting the archeological and historic interests of the site; improve integrity, management and visitor experience of the Barnstaple castle. * Due to the importance of the site as an archaeological and historic site as well as its ability to provide public space and parking areas for people, prospective developers will have to provide an appropriate element of car parking to serve the town centre to enhan...