Heritage and conservation

Policy and guidance on preserving the heritage of the borough, including conservation areas, listed buildings and protected trees.

Conservation areas

Conservation areas explained

An introduction to conservation areas and the rules around them.

Search conservation areas

Search for properties to see if which (if any) conservation areas they are in.

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Listed Buildings

Listed Buildings Explained

An introduction to listed buildings and the rules around them.

Search Listed Buildings

Search for listed buildings by street.


Advice on Tree Works

Where to get arboricultural advice and contacting the Council‘s Arboricultural Section.

Street Tree Pruning and Planning

Reporting a dangerous tree? Email us at planning@rbkc.gov.uk or call 020 7361 3012 during office hours

Tree Applications and Decisions

Includes when and how to apply for tree works, searching for tree applications and application decisions.

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Article IV Directions

Includes a list of all Article 4 Directions in the Borough. An Article 4 Direction means that planning permission may be required for a development which would otherwise be automatically permitted.

Architecture Appraisal Panel

Details of this special panel which meets regularly to consider and advise upon major development proposals in the area.

Public Art

Policies on public art (such as statues and murals).