Harrow conservation areas
Harrow has 29 conservation areas, each having special interest derived from its architectural, townscape or landscape qualities. The council has a duty to preserve and enhance these, and does so by following area specific guidance.
This guidance is incorporated within the Conservation Areas Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) including their appendices of Conservation Area Appraisals and Management Strategies (CAAMS). These documents present townscape and architectural character analysis of the area in question and we use this to form policies and potential actions to ensure positive change. In this way they indicate how the council is likely to respond to planning applications. The documents are therefore written to assist residents and developers as well as the council's planning department.
The borough's conservation areas are split into four groups: