What is the Difference Between a Designated & Non-Designated Heritage Asset?

What is a Designated Heritage Asset?

As defined within the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) a Designated Heritage Asset is a World Heritage Site, Scheduled Monument, Listed Building, Protected Wreck Site, Registered Park and Garden, Registered Battlefield or Conservation Area designated under the relevant legislation.

What is a Non-Designated Heritage Asset?

Non-designated heritage assets are buildings, monuments, sites, places, areas or landscapes identified by plan-making bodies as having a degree of heritage significance meriting consideration in planning decisions but which do not meet the criteria for designated heritage assets.