New publications

Our most recent titles on the sustainable management of the Welsh historic environment



Managing Change to Listed Places of Worship in Wales: Ecclesiastical Exemption explains the operation of the Ecclesiastical Exemption (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Wales) Order 2018. The 2018 Order will come into force on 1 January 2019.

The guidance sets out the guiding principles to consider when planning changes to listed places of worship covered by the 2018 Order. It also sets out a code of practice for denominational consent procedures, which explains how those principles should be included in the control and decision-making process.

This best-practice guidance is aimed principally at those denominations which are already exempt from the secular system of control. It will also be of interest to local planning authorities, congregations and individuals with an interest in the protection of listed places of worship. (November 2018)

Managing Scheduled Monuments in Wales sets out the general principles to consider when managing and making changes to scheduled monuments. It explains how to apply for scheduled monument consent, including the roles and responsibilities of owners and Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service.

This best-practice guide is aimed principally at owners, occupiers and managers of scheduled monuments. It explains what it means to own a scheduled monument and how to care for it, and provides details about where to get further help and assistance. (November 2018)

Understanding Listing in Wales will help anyone who wants or needs to know why and how buildings are listed. It explains how to ask for a building to be listed or delisted, and how to request a review of a listing decision. This fully illustrated publication also provides an introduction for owners, occupiers and agents about what listing means for them. (September 2018)