There are 17 Conservation Areas in the Wyre Forest district. One is predominantly within Bewdley town centre, four are within Stourport-on-Severn, four are located in Kidderminster, seven are based on settlements within the rural areas and the other is the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal which runs through urban and rural areas, including parts of Kidderminster and Stourport-on-Severn town centres.
Brief descriptions of the Conservation Areas can be found below.
|Name of Conservation Area||Year Originally Designated||Size in Hectares||Year Last Reviewed||Character Appraisal Available?|
|Areley Kings Stourport-on-Severn||1993||10.4||2013||Yes|
|Blakebrook (Kidderminster)||1993||5.9||Yes (Draft)|
|Church Street (Kidderminster)||1993||1.6||2009||Yes|
|Green Street (Kidderminster)||2012||9||2011||Yes|
|Vicar Street (Kidderminster)||2003||1.5||2003||Yes|
|The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal||1978||46.3||2007||Yes|
We are dedicated to reviewing the Conservation Areas and producing Character Appraisals for them in line with Government guidance. Character Appraisals are a statement, assessing and defining the special nature of the area. Where a Conservation Area Appraisal has been produced it can be viewed at the end of each of the relevant Conservation Area descriptions.