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Trinity Square Conservation Area

Trinity Square Conservation Area [No. 23]

The area defines the land-ward setting to the Tower of London and includes historic buildings and spaces with individual character. The area is contiguous with Tower Hamlets' conservation area.​

The Trinity Square Conservation Area SPD (2MB) was adopted on 23 September 2014. This document analyses the significance of the conservation area and sets out relevant policies for its preservation and enhancement.

Use the 'Conservation' tab on the City of London interactive map to view the conservation area boundary.

History and character summary

  • The ensemble created by the former Port of London Authority building, Trinity House and the church of St Olave
  • The southern part of the conservation area lies within the local setting boundary of the Tower of London World Heritage Site
  • Buildings with a distinctive Imperial character unified by Portland stonework with classical details.
18 April 2012
Last Modified:
29 May 2019