Somerley and Earnley Conservation Areas

The purpose of a conservation area character appraisal is to define the ‘special architectural and historic interest’ that warrants its designation and to identify what it is about the character and appearance of the area that should be preserved or enhanced.

To find out more about your conservation areas please use this link the townscape maps below provide you with plenty of information for example, the boundary and the protected views.

Earnley Townscape Appraisal Map

Somerley Townscape Appraisal Map

Article 4 Directions  have been implemented to protect the character of Earnley and  Somerley Conservation Area’s.  If you live in either of these areas please take the time to read the leaflets that will give you some guidance.

Somerley ARTICLE 4 Direction Leaflet AMENDED (2) 

Earnley ARTICLE 4 Direction Leaflet

The public notices for the Article 4 Directions for Earnley Conservation Area were published in the Chichester Observer on Thursday 16th January 2014.

Notice of confirmation article 5

Notice of confirmation article 6