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Urban and Environmental Design

The Urban and Environmental Design section works to draw together the range of different disciplines involved in the built environment, including architecture, planning, and landscape design through to advising on Disabilty Access; all to deliver high quality places that are distinctive, attractive and respond to their context.

We improve the quality of Sheffield's built environment through the promotion of good design and the protection of the City's heritage.


Protected Trees

We protect Sheffield's best trees where they may be under threat by issuing Tree Preservation Orders and by controlling work to private trees in Conservation Areas. or telephone 0114 273 4224



Advice on conservation areas, listed buildings and other aspects of the City's heritage or to contact one of our conservation officers:


Urban design:

Urban design guidance as part of the planning service:

For advice on these areas telephone us on 0114 273 4223


Disability Access

We provide advice on all aspects of physical access for disabled people to the city's environment, offer advice on development proposals and facilitate the Access Liaison Group meeting for the public.

Our Disability Access Officers are

Alternatively you can telephone 0114 273 4197


Regeneration of our city

Our Regeneration Projects Design Team offers a highly experienced Landscape Architectural design service.


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Urban and Environmental Design, Howden House, 1 Union Street, Sheffield, S1 2SH

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