The Royds Conservation Area was designated in 2000 and covers all of the houses in Oakroyd and Elmroyd Avenue and Close, as well as Nos. 48-86 and 53-63 Baker Street, as shown on the map below.

Map of The Royds Conservation Area (PDF 269kb)

A Conservation Area Appraisal for the Royds Estate (PDF 1.31mb) was started in 2012 and completed in October 2014.

Read the Portfolio Holder Decision to adopt the Royds CA Appraisal.

The Royds Conservation Area Design Guide was adopted in October 2014.

The Design Guide aims to provide guidance on design matters for residents, those thinking of moving into the area and those asked to advise on, or undertake, works. It should be used in conjunction with the Conservation Area Appraisal.

Article 4 Direction

An Article 4 Direction was confirmed in July 2015. The Direction can be viewed below:

The Royds Article 4 Direction including plan (PDF 458kb)