Dataset

Ancient woodland

Total
44,355
Ancient woodlands
Publishers
1 of 1
Latest resource collected on
2022-03-23
Collector last ran on
2022-05-26

An area that has been wooded continuously since at least 1600 AD, relatively undisturbed by human development and therefore a unique habitat.

Impact on planning decisions

You will only be granted permission for any development that will cause the loss or deterioration of irreplaceable habitats in exceptional circumstances and only if you put an additional compensation strategy in place.

Responsible organisations and guidance

Natural England and Forestry Commission Guidance is used in planning decisions.


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