Assessing Significance

This morning course is designed to provide an understanding of the approach to assessing significance in planning terms. It will explore Historic England's Advice Note 12, and discuss the assessment of significance of heritage assets as part of a staged approach to decision-making.

The course will provide delegates with an understanding of:

  • The term significance and its meaning within the NPPF;
  • How to undertake a staged approach when assessing significance;
  • Statements of Significance; and
  • Key policy and guidance which relates to the assessment of significance.

The course will be led by Tim Murphy Historic Environment Manager at Place Services. Tim (IHBC, MCIfA) has extensive experience working in both the private and public sector as a Heritage Consultant across the UK and Ireland. He is the Historic Environment Manager at Place Services, managing both historic building and archaeological development control support to several local planning authorities in the east and south east of England.

Tea and biscuits will be provided.


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Cressing Temple Barns
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