Governance of conservation area boundaries: agents and agencies in decision making

Deng, Luchuan and Larkham, Peter J. (2020) Governance of conservation area boundaries: agents and agencies in decision making. Planning Practice and Research. ISSN 0269-7459

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Abstract

Conservation areas are a very common and popular planning tool, used by every UK local planning authority; but the basis on which related decisions are made often remains obscure, and so is the changing pattern of the conservation-related decision-making framework in British local governments. This paper provides an example of the changes in the decision-making framework for conservation area boundaries from the 1970s to the 2010s, using Cardiff, Wales as a case study. It sheds light on the governance documents of the local planning authority and reflects on the parts played by different types of planning-related agencies. Based on this example of the relationship between governance, decision-making, conservation and regeneration, this paper is able to examine the relationship between regeneration and conservation in a typical British city under the power of the New Right and New Labour.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/02697459.2020.1794663
Date: 22 July 2020
Uncontrolled Keywords: conservation areas, boundaries, agents, decision-making, framework, regeneration
Subjects: K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
Divisions: Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Engineering and the Built Environment > Resilient Environments
Depositing User: Peter Larkham
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2020 11:07
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2020 09:45
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9512

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