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Conservation, Design and Trees


The Conservation section of the website contains information on Conservation Areas|Listed Buildings|, locally listed buildings|, and development in Conservation Areas|, Historic Parks and Gardens| and design proposals| on major schemes.

Urban Design|

Through Urban Design positive change and regeneration in the Borough is encouraged.  Information is available on large corporate projects such as the Town Centre Area Action Plan| and guidance for key areas of change such as Exeter Road| and the Lansdowne|.  There is advice relating to general design guidance| for use by anyone involved in the development of land.

Trees and Landscaping|

The Bournemouth landscape in its open spaces, avenues, woods and public and private gardens is characterised by an abundance and variety of trees which together form an urban woodland. Bournemouth has also been called a ‘Garden City’ because of the large number of trees that it contains. Information and advice can be found on Tree preservation Orders| (TPOs), High hedges| and general advice relating to landscape and trees|.


Bournemouth Design Panel

Bournemouth Design Panel has been set up to provide independent, expert advice on large and complex development proposals in the Borough.  Panel members include architects, urban designers, landscape architects and engineers.  Further information about the Panel can be found below:


How the panel works|

Panel members|


Related Information


Postal Address Planning & Transport,
Town Hall Annexe,
St Stephen's Road,
Telephone 01202 451323
Fax 01202 451005
Minicom 01202 454728
Email Planning
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