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Conservation Areas

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 24 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what her Department’s most recent estimate is of (a) the number of domestic dwellings located in conservation areas in England and (b) the number of conservation areas in England. (115045)

Information on the number of dwellings within conservation areas is not held centrally.

Conservation areas are designated by local planning authorities to English Heritage. The number of conservation areas was 9,374 at 30 September 2006 as published by English Heritage in “Heritage Counts 2006”.