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An area of notable environmental or historical interest or importance which is protected by law against undesirable changes.
national park, animal sanctuary, preserve, reservationView synonyms
- ‘Finally, it must be remembered that this is a site in a conservation area in a national park.’
- ‘Unpopular plans to build ten family homes on unofficial allotments beside a village conservation area have been blocked.’
- ‘The site, in a conservation area and set in nine acres of land, is expected to prove attractive to property developers.’
- ‘The site is in the village conservation area and campaigners said the proposal would neither preserve or enhance it.’
- ‘The famous village within a city is a conservation area and its imposing stone buildings are listed.’
- ‘However, it's in the middle of a conservation area, and that fairly much rules it out.’
- ‘A Sheffield suburb could soon be declared a conservation area to protect hundreds of Victoria villas.’
- ‘The whole part of the centre of the town is in the conservation area.’
- ‘It said the trees are on council-owned land and not in a conservation area.’
- ‘They also include a registered park, an area of archaeological importance and a conservation area.’
- ‘A householder alleged to have chopped down more than 20 mature trees in a conservation area of Bradford is to be prosecuted.’
- ‘Residents hope that an extension of the conservation area would protect the area from inappropriate development.’
- ‘With visitor safety of utmost importance, tree surgeons were called in to make safe the conservation area's older trees.’
- ‘If a property is within a conservation area then any development needs to be carefully assessed by planning authorities.’
- ‘The special interest of the conservation area is twofold.’
- ‘She has seen groups of young people in the cemetery, damaging gravestones and pulling up plants in the conservation area.’
- ‘He said many residents had other ideas about how the site could be used, including a bowling green, a wildlife conservation area or a park.’
- ‘Under planning law it is an offence to axe trees in a conservation area without approval.’
- ‘But changes must blend into the conservation area to preserve and enhance characteristics worthy of retention.’
- ‘This is a conservation area, let us conserve and strengthen it.’
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