Derwent Valley Mills 2020-2025 Management Plan Consultation
In 2018/19, work has been carried out to form a vision for the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site, and agree a number of aims, objectives and actions to help deliver that vision.
The vision is to:
Create and promote a local, national and international understanding and identity for the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site as a cohesive and coherent whole, based on its global significance for all of humankind.
From 11 October to 8 November 2019, the DVMWHS Co-ordination Team is seeking views on the latest version of the document, for final changes to be made in November. The Plan will then be submitted to Historic England and the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport for clearance, before being submitted to UNESCO in January 2020.
A low res version of the draft Management Plan is available to read or download here
You can also download a draft of Appendix 12: Appeal Decisions relating to OUV Appendix 12 – Planning Appeals in WHSs
Please email your comments to email@example.com by 5pm on Friday 8 November 2019. Clear, concise comments would be appreciated.
Previous Management Plan (2014) and Strategy Documents
The Management Plan looks at the main issues affecting the site and gives objectives and a programme of actions to ensure a co-ordinated approach and framework to its management. The plan provides the context in which those who live and work occupy or own property in the site or the adjacent buffer zone can participate in, and contribute to, the conservation of the site.
The adopted Plan is not prescriptive or binding on landowners and management agencies, but aims to set the framework for co-ordinated management and the development of partnerships. In this way, the Management Plan is intended to enhance the existing plan coverage (such as the local statutory plans and local transport plans) and will serve to inform existing and future management documents relating to the area.
Its overarching mission is:
To maintain the Outstanding Universal Value of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site by protecting, conserving, presenting, enhancing and transmitting its unique culture, heritage, economy and landscape in a sustainable manner.
The Management Plan identifies strategic aims and sets out 9 specific objectives and actions to meet these aims.
- Aim 1: to protect, conserve and enhance the Outstanding Universal Value of the Site.
- Aim 2: to promote public awareness of and access to the Site.
- Aim 3: to promote the development of sustainable tourism within the Site.
- Aim 4: to enhance the economic and social wellbeing of the Site and its communities.
- Aim 5: to promote public understanding of the Site by facilitating research.
- Aim 6: to promote educational use of the Site for formal and informal learning.
- Aim 7: to build strong partnerships with volunteers and local, regional and national stakeholders.
- Aim 8: to work with partners to access funding and deliver projects.
- Aim 9: to manage the Partnership in an efficient and sustainable manner.
Appendix 1: Historical Narrative.pdf
Appendix 2: Buffer Zone.pdf
Appendix 2a: Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site map.pdf
Appendix 2c: Castle Top, Lea Bridge and High Peak Junction map.pdf
Appendix 2d: Cromford Canal, Whatstandwell map.pdf
Appendix 2e: Cromford Canal, Ambergate map.pdf
Appendix 2f: Belper North map.pdf
Appendix 2g: Belper map.pdf
Appendix 2h: Milford map.pdf
Appendix 2i: Duffield/Duffield Bank map.pdf
Appendix 2j: Little Eaton map.pdf
Appendix 2k: Darley Abbey map.pdf
Appendix 2l: Derby City centre map.pdf
Appendix 2m: WHS and Buffer Zone map north
Appendix 2n: WHS and Buffer Zone map south
Appendix 3: Description of the Property.pdf
Appendix 4: Statutory and Other Designations.pdf
Appendix 5: Landscape Character Assessment.pdf
Appendix 6: Local Bio-Diversity Action Plan.pdf
Appendix 7: Darley Abbey Mills and Stables Regeneration Strategy.pdf
Appendix 8: Derbyshire Local Transport Plan.pdf
Appendix 9: Highways Historic Environment Policy.pdf
Appendix 10: Levels of Authority.pdf
Appendix 11: Primary Contacts.pdf
Appendix 12: Glossary and Abbreviations.pdf
Appendix 13: Board and Panels Terms of Reference.pdf
Appendix 14: Cultural Landscape.pdf
Appendix 15: Economic Development Plan.pdf
Appendix 16: Public Arts Strategy.pdf
Appendix 17: Tourism Strategy.pdf
Appendix 18: Interpretation Strategy.pdf
Appendix 19: Derbyshire Infrastructure Plan.pdf
Appendix 20: Monitoring Views.pdf
Appendix 21: Consultation Report.pdf