Historic England is the national body responsible for heritage protection. Stoke-on-Trent falls within the West Midlands Region of Historic England.
The planning portal includes links to all kinds of national and local planning policy and guidance documents, in addition to links to other useful web sites.
The Planning Inspectorate deals with appeals against the refusal of planning permission, listed buildings consent, conservation areas consent and other planning consents.
Planning Aid can offer free support and advice on planning matters. Anyone can obtain quick telephone advice. Some people may be eligible for more extensive support, depending on income. Planning Aid and Urban Vision North Staffordshire work in Partnership to provide advice for local people in North Staffordshire.
The City Council’s web site contains useful information on the area’s historic environment and contact details for more advice.
Urban Vision specialises in neighbourhood planning, design review and advice, community engagement, heritage conservation, training and education projects. We work with communities, public bodies and professional membership organisations to further our community benefit purpose and charitable aims.
Ariel views of the City’s listed buildings and conservation areas are available through Google maps.
Additional local links can be found here.