What is heritage?

Heritage consists of those places and objects, including houses, public and commercial buildings, parks and monuments, that we as a community have inherited from the past and want to hand on to future generations. Our heritage gives us a sense of living history and provides a physical link to the work and way of life of earlier generations. It enriches our lives and helps us to understand who we are today. In a planning context, heritage refers to things in our built and natural environment that we want to conserve for future generations to enjoy.
Information Sheet - What is a Heritage Conservation Area? (pdf. 798KB)

Information Sheet - What is Heritage? (pdf. 990KB)