Preservation of historic features

Article 4 Directions removing certain permitted development rights from houses and flats in the following conservation areas. The Directions are also aimed at ensuring that historic features are preserved and, where possible, repaired rather than replaced.

The Directions and related factsheet explain what types of works require planning permission that previously did not.

Belsize conservation area

Adoption date: 1 September 2010

13-51 (odd) and 16-60 (even) Belsize Avenue, NW3 (PDF)

  • Article 4 Direction removing permitted development rights for constructing a hard standing within the surrounding area of the cited properties

Adoption date: 20 December 1994

Fitzjohns Netherhall conservation area

The Cottage, 67 Fitzjohns Avenue, NW3  (PDF)

  • Article 4 Direction removing permitted development rights for erection of structures within the surrounding area of the property for a purpose that is incidental to the enjoyment of the property.

Adoption date: 7 February 1977

Hampstead conservation area

Frognal Way

Adoption date: 1 September 2010

Primrose Hill conservation area

Adoption date: 3 March 1983  

Swiss Cottage conservation area

Adoption date: 1 September 2010 

South Hill Park Estate conservation area

32-66 (even) and 72-90 (even) South Hill Park, NW3 (PDF)

  • Article 4 Direction removing permitted development rights

Adoption date: 10 January 1989

Dartmouth Park conservation area

33 York Rise, NW5 (PDF)

  • Article 4 Direction removing permitted development rights to preserve a painted sign on the north flank wall.

Adoption date: 7 March 1980