Below are the flow diagrams for the different types of Listed Building and Conservation Projects.

Flowchart illustrating:

  • How to obtain Listed Building Consent for works to a listed building (requiring full consultation with the Listed Buildings Advisory Committee, Amenity Societies and Statutory Bodies). Flow diagram here
  • How to obtain Listed Building Consent for minor works (requiring consultation with Amenity Societies and Statutory Bodies only)
  • How to obtain Conservation Authorisation for works affecting the exterior of an unlisted church in a Conservation Area. Flow diagram here
  • How to obtain approval of repair works to a listed building 

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Please contact the Connexional Conservation Officer by email on conservation@methodistchurch.org.uk if you require advice, including which flow diagram applies to your project. Or follow the links below for further guidance:  


Listed Buildings 

How do I make changes to a listed building? How do I apply for listed building approval?

What is the Ecclesiastical Exemption?

What is the Listed Buildings Advisory Committee?

Frequently Asked Questions

Maintenance and Repairs - Listed Places of Worship

News, Funding and Training

Listed Building Guidance Notes