Guidance

In this section are publications from us and other organisations, and links that will help you to conserve and enhance the AONB.

Planning Guidance

See also our Planning pages.

Conservation and Land Management

Shropshire Hills AONB guidance documents:

Other locally produced guidance:

External links on other good sources of advice and guidance:

Water and Resource Protection

Recreation, Tourism and Events

Energy and Climate Change

Local Advice and Grant Schemes:

  • Household Energy Service – Run by Light Foot Enterprises, Bishop’s Castle. Tel. 0785 4458 786. Home energy survey visit and reports within a 10-mile radius of Bishop’s Castle.
  • Stretton Climate Care – Local charity group established September 2007, seeking to reduce the carbon footprint of the Church Stretton area. Tel. 07528 493181. Membership, events and advice.
  • Marches Energy Agency – Tel. 01743 246007. Shrewsbury based not-for-profit organisation with a wide portfolio of activities and projects.
  • Rea Valley Environmental Network – a local group formed in Autumn 2008, which focuses on sustainability issues. Meetings and newsletter.