Jameson Street.

Council adopts new Paragon Conservation Area

Hull City Council has adopted the new Paragon Conservation Area.

The council’s cabinet approved final changes to the former Jameson Street Conservation Area last month.

This included boundary extensions, which now contains additional areas of Jameson Street, King Edward Street, Prospect Street, Ferensway and Waltham Street, as well as renaming it Paragon Conservation Area.

A new Character Appraisal and Management Plan (CAMP) has been adopted, whilst additions have been made to the Hull Local Heritage List.

The new conservation area is part of the council’s project to update and adopt CAMPs for all 26 of its conservation areas in a bid to preserve and enhance them, and to provide guidance on future planning applications.

It is aimed at creating quicker and well-balanced planning application decisions, as well as promoting the heritage values of the council and the importance of the city’s architecture.

Paragon is the first conservation area to have been completed as part of this.

The new boundary map outlined in red.

Alex Codd, the council’s assistant director for economic development and regeneration, said: “It is pleasing that the council has been able to adopt the new Paragon Conservation Area.

“This is the first step in improving our city’s 26 conservation areas and ensuring that they receive the respect they deserve.”

Public consultation on the changes was undertaken in 2023 and notification of the adopted changes is currently being made to property and business owners, residents, stakeholders and prospective developers within the former Jameson Street Conservation Area and the extended Paragon Conservation Area.

More information on the council’s conservation areas and future CAMPs can be found here.

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