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LPG Note No.33 - Pontcysyllte Aqueduct & Canal - World Heritage Site

1.1 This guidance note has been jointly produced by the three Local Authorities of Wrexham County Borough Council, Denbighshire County Council and Shropshire Council in relation to the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site. This guidance note amplifies development plan policies of the three respective Councils and is a material consideration in the determination of planning applications that affect the World Heritage Site and its setting. It is intended to provide guidance to developers, members of the public, Officers and Members of the Council.

1.2 The aim is to ensure the integrity of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site, its buildings, structures and landscape are maintained. New development should ensure no adverse impact. It is recommended that dependent on the type and complexity of development that applicants discuss their proposals with the relevant Council prior to submitting any application to ensure there are no specific requirements arising from the World Heritage Site Inscription.