Central Lancashire conservation appointment

Growth Lancashire has been appointed by Preston City Council and South Ribble Borough Council to provide heritage and conservation services. The principal activity will focus on supporting each Council’s Development Management team as a consultee on Planning Applications for Listed Building Consent and Planning Applications for development within Conservation Areas, as deemed necessary by the […]


Give your business a Boost in 2020

Growth Lancashire is a delivery partner for Boost, Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub. We provide Boost’s Business Relationship Management service and have had the privilege of meeting and supporting more than 450 small and medium sized businesses across Lancashire during the last 12 months. Feedback from these meetings is overwhelmingly positive, with 95% of businesses satisfied […]


Vacancy: Heritage & Conservation Assistant

Working across the public, private and voluntary sectors, Growth Lancashire has a growing reputation for specialising in and delivering heritage and conservation activities. We are appointed by several Local Authorities to provide advice on development proposals (planning applications, listed building applications) affecting heritage assets, and work with Councils regarding other heritage matters, such as Conservation […]


A short guide to Heritage Statements

What is a Heritage Statement? A Heritage Statement is an assessment of the significance of heritage assets, and/or their settings, and of the impact of any development upon them. The need to produce a Heritage Statement is a requirement of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The NPPF sets out the Government’s planning policies for […]