Conservation Areas are areas of which the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance. They can be anything from small rural hamlets to historic town centres, they are designated by the local planning authority.
The character can be derived from a whole variety of features - historic street patterns, the use of characteristic building materials or architectural styles, the relationship between buildings and open spaces, the presence of important trees. Conservation Areas can also be designated to protect areas which have a particular historic importance.
There are 19 Conservation Areas in Tandridge and these are listed below. The boundaries of the Conservation Areas can be seen by looking at the Planning Policy Maps.
For more information on what designation means see the Conservation areas - control of development page
|Name||Description||Date of designation||Area (in hectares)|
|Bletchingley||Historic village - former market town. A Bletchingley Conservation Area Appraisal has been adopted as Supplementary Planning Guidance.||1969||18|
|Brewer Street & Place Farm, Bletchingley||Historic hamlet - containing Grade I listed Brewer Street Farm and site of former Bletchingley Palace||1990||22|
|Broadham Green and Spring Lane Oxted||Area containing hamlet of Broadham Green and buildings and other features at Oxted Mill||1990||31|
|Burstow||Small historic village||1990||6|
|Caterham Barracks||Former 19th century army barracks - now redeveloped for mixed uses||1996||11|
|Chaldon||Historic village centre - centred on church and Chaldon Court||1973||7|
|Fickleshole||Small hamlet containing two farms and the White Bear PH||1990||5|
|Godstone - Church Town||Historic centre of Godstone ('Walkingstead") - contains Church of St Nicholas and Grade II* listed almshouses||1972||3|
|Godstone - The Green||Godstone village centre - centred around Godstone Green||1972||17|
|Great Farleigh Green||Small settlement - buildings grouped around central common||1990||14|
|Kenley Aerodrome||Battle of Britain Airfield - In December 2005 the part of Kenley Airfield within Tandridge was designated a Conservation Area. In January 2006 the London Borough of Croydon designated the part within its area a Conservation Area. A joint Kenley Aerodrome Conservation Area Proposals Statement has been adopted as Supplementary Planning Guidance.||2005||15|
|Limpsfield||Historic village centre||1972||19|
|Lingfield||Originally designated as three areas - Gun Pond, Church Town and High Street||1972/1972/
|Oxted||Historic centre of Oxted, now known as Old Oxted - characterised by steep, narrow road||1972||5|
|Outwood||Village centred on Outwood Common and Grade I listed Outwood Mill||1990||34|
|Pendell||Small settlement comprised of a number of large country houses including Grade I listed Pendell House||1990||22|
|South Park||Small, isolated settlement centred on South Park House and St Marks Chapel||1990||3|
|Station Road West, Oxted||Street comprised almost entirely of early 20th century 'mock Tudor' buildings, many with elaborate wood carving detail||1990||2|
|Woldingham Green||Village centre with Woldingham Green as central feature||1990||3|