Heritage at risk
Describes heritage assets in poor condition. Their deterioration threatens their conservation, if not addressed.
Heritage can be at risk for many reasons.
- lack of use,
- removal of original features,
- poorly executed alterations.
English Heritage [external link] collect data about the condition of;
- scheduled monuments,
- listed buildings graded I and II,
- conservation areas.
The council maintains a local heritage at risk register [pdf document].
It includes all grades of listed buildings and conservation areas.
For more information see our listed building page.
Conservation areas at risk
Historic England [external link] collects data each year from local planning authorities on the condition of their conservation areas.
Darlington currently has three conservation areas that are at risk.
- Victoria Embankment.
- West End.