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Postman's Park Conservation Area

Postman's Park Conservation Area [No. 7]

A contrast of park and historic Post Office buildings to the south and smaller scale late Victorian office buildings to the north.​

Character summary and management strategy SPD (2018)

The Postman's Park Conservation Area SPD (7.7MB) was adopted on 29 May 2018. This document analyses the significance of the Conservation Area and sets out policies for its preservation and enhancement. It replaces the existing conservation area guidance published in 1999.

Former conservation area guidance (1999)

Postman's Park Conservation Area Character Summary(1MB) 

Published in 1999, this document identifies key characteristics of the area and particular planning considerations.

The boundary of this Conservation Area was adjusted as part of a general boundary review in 2007. It supersedes the boundary depicted in the above Character Summary. To view the current boundary, please visit the City's interactive map, selecting 'Conservation Areas' under the 'Conservation' tab.

History and character summary

  • The focal green space of the park, forming a contrast to the medieval plot sizes along Little Britain
  •  Specific associations with the postal profession through the naming of the park and the former General Post Office in St Martins le Grand
  • The 18th century church of St Botolph Aldersgate, for which the park forms an evocative setting.
18 April 2012
Last Modified:
29 May 2019