Port Sunlight Local Listed Building Consent Order was ADOPTED at Planning Committee 26th November 2015

Wirral Council and Port Sunlight Village Trust have worked in partnership, with the financial support from Historic England, to develop a Local Listed Building Consent Order (LLBCO) for Port Sunlight to streamline the consent process for residents, to more effectively manage change and to regain lost heritage features in the village.

The following works are included in the Port Sunlight LLBCO:

Replace severely deteriorated or inappropriate

  • Yard gates
  • Rear doors
  • Rear windows

Install or relocate a satellite dish in an appropriate location.

The LLBCO is now live and ready to use.
 

LLBCO Tool Kit Brochure

A brochure written and printed by Port Sunlight Village Trust and Wirral Council, with the support of Historic England, to introduce and explain the Local Listed Building Consent Order to residents. The brochure explains the basic information about the LLBCO and then covers each class of work included in the LLBCO.

The Port Sunlight LLBCO

The Port Sunlight LLBCO describes the works covered and the conditions required for making alterations to the listed houses of Port Sunlight Village. The LLBCO should be read in conjunction with the appendices (1-7), the Notice Form and guidance document.

Appendix 1: Site Plan

Map showing the properties covered by the LLBCO

Appendix 2: Addresses and Architectural Descriptions

Document includes the addresses for properties covered by the LLBCO and a brief architectural description for each of the properties.

Appendix 3: Rear Window Type Schedule by Address

A schedule of rear window types for Port Sunlight Village. Please note that metal windows, leaded light windows (of any type) and awning windows are not presently covered by the LLBCO. We hope to amend the LLBCO in the future to include these window types.

Appendix 4: Schematic Rear Window Drawings

Rear Window Drawings: these are schematic drawings which show the typical construction and specifications for replacement:

The panes of glass, profiles and dimensions for your windows will be different. Use this drawing as a guide to get you and your joiner started. You would have to submit your own drawings to scale as part of your LLBCO Notice.

Appendix 5: Rear Door Type

Rear Door Types:  there are five appropriate rear door types that can be used to replace a severely deteriorated or an inappropriate rear door under the LLBCO in Port Sunlight village. You may use any one of the rear door types shown below.

The doors illustrated and specified on the drawings must be replicated precisely to be covered by the LLBCO. Overall dimensions (height, width, thickness) for the doors will vary from house to house

Appendix 6: Rear Yard Gate Drawing

 There is only one appropriate yard gate that can be used to replace severely deteriorated or inappropriate yard gate under the LLBCO in Port Sunlight village. You must use the yard gate shown in Appendix 6 to do work under the LLBCO. The yard gate illustrated and specified on the drawings must be replicated precisely to be covered by the LLBCO. Overall dimensions (height, width, thickness) for the yard gates will vary from house to house.

Appendix 7: Procedure for Applying for Consent Under the LLBCO

Appendix 7 briefly describes the LLBCO Notice process, time frame and supporting documents required to do works under the LLBCO.

LLBCO Notice Form

The LLBCO Notice Form must be approved in writing by Wirral Council before undertaking works covered by the LLBCO. The form includes basic information about the proposed work and check lists for documents (photographs/drawings) to support your Notice.

Before you begin to complete the LLBCO Notice Form, please take a look at this simple, step-by-step guide.

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