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Will World Heritage Status mean tighter control in the National Park?

At the moment we don't believe World Heritage status will impose new planning restrictions, the application process will remain the same. With the help of the Royal Institute of Town Planners and the Royal Institute of British Architects we are investigating this in more detail.  UNESCO will only be concerned that the outstanding universal value on which a site is given World Heritage Status is not damaged.  The majority of World Heritage Sites in the UK and around the world