Conservation areas and listed buildings

Listed buildings in Watford

Find if a property or area in Watford is a local or nationally listed building, and see what planning permissions you need to do development. 

You need to apply for listed building consent if you want to:

  • demolish a listed building 
  • alter or extend a listed building in a way that affects its character

Find out more about listed building consent on the Planning Portal website

Nationally listed buildings in Watford

To view a list of listed buildings in Watford and across the UK, visit the Historic England website

It will show you information about a listed building, which parts are protected, and the implications for developers.

Download a list of nationally listed buildings in Watford (2014) (PDF)

Nationally listed buildings are designated by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in conjunction with Historic England.

Locally listed buildings in Watford   

These are buildings chosen for their architectural and historical value.

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