Parish Plan Action Plan - Heritage

Heritage in its widest sense (eg ‘Best Kept Village’, tourism, history, environment)

Main target

Enabling targets

Timescale

Key stakeholders

Recommended actions and comments

1. Keep Barrow as an attractive place to live

(see paras 5 - 9)

1.1 Protect and enhance access to the green spaces in and around the village.

1.2 Protect the buildings and other features that give it its unique character (eg enforce the Village Design Statement, resist unsympathetic developments).

1.3 Make more use of flowers, shrubs and trees as decorative elements (cf Jerusalem roundabout and hanging baskets in the High St).

1.4 Extend the concept of the Millennium Park to other parts of the village (eg Willow Way estate).

1.5 Clean up the area around the Soar Bridge/ Deep Lock/ Proctor’s.

1.6 Keep the village cleaner generally.

Ongoing

Ongoing

Start now

Start planning now

Medium term

Ongoing

• Parish Council
• Heritage Wardens
• Tree Wardens
• Millennium Group
• CPRE

• Charnwood Borough Council Planning Dept
• Parish Council

• Parish Council
• Gardening Club
• Millennium Group

• Parish Council
• Charnwood Borough Council Planning Dept
• Developers
• Millennium Group

• Parish Council
• British Waterways
• Proctor’s

• Parish Council
• Village volunteers 
• Charnwood Borough Council Cleansing Department
• Leics County Council

[These issues – 1.1 to 2.3 - are related and should be considered together rather than as separate actions.]

We recommend the creation of a ‘Heritage Action Group’.

We already have an approved Village Design Statement.

2. Make Barrow an attractive place to visit.

(see paras 5 - 9)

2.1 Make the river/ canal even more visitor friendly (inc car parks and better 
access and facilities for pedestrians and cyclists).

Medium term

• Leics. County Council/ Tourism/
• Charnwood Borough Council
• Parish Council
• British Waterways

See comments at 1.1

 

2.2 Make the Soar Valley into a ‘countryside park’.

2.3 Provide more visitor information (eg walks and heritage leaflets, better signage, A-Z street guide, guide to amenities).

Long term

Start now

• Leics County Council
• Charnwood Borough Council
• Parish Council
• Community Association
• CPRE

 

Previous page: Parish Plan Detailed Action Plans
Next page: Parish Plan Annexes

 

Last Updated. 05-October-2017 By admin