Council Policies

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Management Policies:  The Town Council aspires to behave in accordance with best practices. Their Policy Document is reviewed periodically and may be downloaded here.

Freedom of Information:  Download the list of information available under the Model Publication Scheme

Town Design Statement: This is s a Planning Policy document recognised by Shropshire Council. The document identifies the issues and requirements for new Planning Applicants to consider during the design of new properties and extensions to existing ones within Church Stretton.

Conservation Area Design Guide: Much of the Church Stretton Town has been designated a Conservation Area. Consequently there are more stringent requirements applicable to Planning Applications. This Design Guide is recognised by Shropshire Council. It describes issues and requirements that Planning Applicants should consider during the design of new properties and extensions to existing ones within Church Stretton.

Shop Front Design Guide: This provides guidance for the design of shop fronts in the interests of maintaining an aesthetically pleasing, consistent and secure shopping environment.

Shop Front Design Guide - Appendix B: This Appendix was produced at the request of Colin Richards, Principal Conservation and Design Officer at the Shropshire Council. It captures the retail outlets and businesses in Church Stretton in Summer 2013. It is designed to be a ‘snapshot’ in time as a matter of historic record.