The application for listed building
consent was made by Michael Bartlett at 18 Nicholas Street.
However, instead of the application going before the council's planning committee, officers considered it under delegated authority, refusing the full application but approving the listed building
consent in August 2017.
It could also cost more to get a listed building
repaired or extended, because you might need to use particular methods or materials.
There are 75 Grade-I listed buildings
in Tyne and Wear alone, including the High Level Bridge between Newcastle and Gateshead, the Monument to British Liberty at Gibside, both of Newcastle's cathedrals, Newcastle Central Station, Blackfriars, Grey's Monument, the Grainger Market, the Castle Keep, the Theatre Royal, the town wall, St George's Church at Cullercoats, the ruins of Jarrow Monastery and the Penshaw Monument.
Many local councils identify locally listed buildings
, which are considered historically important to the area but are not officially listed.
Altering, demolishing or extending a listed building
without consent is a criminal oence and can result in a prison sentence and large ne, as well as other costs.
4 Before making any changes to a listed building
, consult your local council's conservation department, even work that seems minor may require consent.
Rules are in place to retain exterior features and architecture but even jobs inside a listed building
can require council consent
Popular Otley run pubs Headingley Taps, the Original Oak, the New Inn and the Skyrack are also listed buildings
3 LISTED building
consent is obtained from your local council and is a similar process to applying for planning permission, although in some cases you'll need planning as well.
All nationally listed buildings
are considered to be of special historical or architectural interest of national importance.