Joint Core Strategy - Proposed Main Modifications

Section 4.0 - Spatial Portrait, Vision and Objectives



Policy/ Paragraph


Proposed Main Modification

Reason for Change



Objective 16

Revised wording agreed with English Heritage (Joint Position Statement J7)

Amend Objective 16 as follows:

Objective 16 – Heritage


To conserve and where possible enhance, through carefully managed change, the important heritage assets and their settings of Northampton, Daventry, Towcester and Brackley West Northamptonshire, and to recognise the their role in providing of rural heritage assets and their settings to support a sense of place and local distinctiveness.


To reflect the National Planning Policy Framework and the importance of the contribution made by the setting of a historic asset to its significance.