Conservation and heritage

Our borough has a varied history and character which has contributed to the landscape we see today. It has a wealth of historic buildings, towns and villages set within an attractive environment. Conservation and heritage in the borough includes:

  • historic buildings and what it means to own a listed building
  • register of locally important buildings and structures
  • historic churches in North Staffs project
  • statements of significance or heritage asset statements
  • conservation areas, including how areas are chosen and what it means to live in a conservation area
  • Design Matters and the Civic Awards Scheme
  • historic building grants
  • historic parks and gardens, including the register of historic parks and gardens
  • shopfront design guidance