Implementing the Penfold Review

On 29 November the Government published its programme for implementation of the Penfold Review. Of particular interest in relation to heritage protection and listed buildings, is the measure to enable the extent of a building’s listing to be defined in its list entry. This removes the need to apply for consent for works to other parts of that building. Listed building owners and local authorities will be able to enter into Statutory Management Agreements to enable works specified in that agreement to be undertaken without the need for separate consent applications.
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