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Conservation area appraisals

We are currently carrying out a number of conservation areas appraisals to review the 52 conservation areas in South Norfolk.

Conservation area appraisals define the importance of the area in terms of its character and appearance. They also assess whether the boundaries are up-to-date, recommend amendments and set out conservation management guidelines for the area’s management and enhancement.

The Council is also currently consulting on six conservation area appraisals and proposed boundary changes for six conservation areas: Burston, Forncett, Gissing, Thorpe Abbotts, Winfarthing and Wramplingham.

The consultation period is running from 15th February until 15th March.

Any comments should be sent via email to or to the South Norfolk Council Office address.

Officers will also be attending virtual Parish Council Meetings via Zoom to present the appraisals and answer any questions on the following dates:

Please contact the relevant parish clerk should you wish to attend.


Tuesday 16 March at 7:00pm

Parish Clerk: Mrs A Baker   


Thursday 18 Feb at 7.30pm

Parish Clerk: Mrs A Rayner


Tuesday, 9 March at 7:30pm

Parish Clerk: Ms M Purdy

Thorpe Abbotts

Tuesday 23 February at 7pm

Parish Clerk:   Ms Teresa Hines


Monday 1 March at 7.30pm

Parish Clerk: Mrs J Mitchell


Tuesday 16  Feb at 7.30pm

Parish Clerk:  Mrs H Frary

Parish Clerk Addresses and phone numbers if required can be found at here.