Meeting to shape our built environment

Shop Fronts and Signage within Conservation Areas

A number of conservation areas in the District have a commercial heart and within these, the form and design of shop fronts and signs strongly influences the character of the built environment. The requirements of shopkeepers to display and advertise their goods must obviously be recognised, but at the same time it is the case that poorly designed and badly maintained shop fronts and signs not only detract from the character of an area, but are also bad for trade.

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