In order to tackle the problem, Hammersmith and Fulham Council introduced new regulations covering selected conservation areas. Within these areas it became necessary for agents to apply for prior written consent before displaying a board.
|Baron's Court Station in Baron's Court conservation area, Hammersmith and Fulham, London|
CC Image courtesy of 70023venus2009 on Flickr
Following a successful trial period, the regulations have now been extended to cover a wider number of areas for the next 10 years.
Consultation has shown that 98% of residents approve of the new measures.
Cllr Botterill said: “Thankfully, the vast majority of agents are respecting the ban and, while the local property market remains strong, the reward is that our historic conservation areas retain their charm and elegance rather than resembling some kind of gaudy high street.”
Conservation Areas on FINDmaps.co.uk
At FIND we’ve mapped the conservation areas within the majority of UK local authorities. Quickly viewing this information online could help to save you time, trouble and expense.
FIND offers conservation areas to view and print over ordnance survey maps. Tell me more