Powys Built Heritage
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Llandrindod Wells Conservation Area & Listed Buildings

Conservation Area

Conservation Area
Map B Llandrindod Conservation Area & Listed Building. Click to enlarge

The Llandrindod Wells Conservation Area was originally designated by Radnorshire District Council in 1982. The boundary as shown on the map (map B), includes most of the central part of the town from the railway station building in the north to the recreation ground within Montpellier Park in the south, and the whole of Rock Park. It includes buildings with a wide variety of styles including Classical, such as the HSBC bank on Middleton Street; Queen Anne and Edwardian Baroque of the Gwalia; Gothic, and Arts and Crafts.

The boundary was recently reviewed by the Local Planning Authority in accordance with the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 and in order to comply with a condition imposed the Heritage Lottery Fund in the contract for the Townscape Heritage Initiative. The amendments were adopted in 2004.

As a means of extra control to ensure the character and appearance of the Conservation Area is not unduly impacted, an Article 4 Direction is in place throughout the CA.

Listed Buildings

There are currently 26 listed buildings/structures in Llandrindod Wells of which 16 are within the Conservation Area. (refer to map B) Proposals for development which affect the character of a listed building will require listed building consent. Any development which unacceptably adversely affects a listed building or its setting will not be allowed.

  • Albert Hall (THI Assisted Property)
  • The Gwalia
  • The Commodore
  • HSBC Bank
  • Automobile Palace
  • Holy Trinity Church
  • Oxford Chambers (THI Assisted Property)
  • Portland House
  • Brynarlais
  • Spa Buildings

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