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A view of New Broad Street

New Broad Street Conservation Area [No. 18]

A consistent block of masonry-faced late-Victorian and Edwardian buildings with no through traffic. ​

The New Broad Street Conservation Area Character Summary (40KB) was published in 2007. This document identifies key characteristics of the area and particular planning considerations.

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

History and character summary

  • An area originally marshy land outside the Roman and medieval City wall, prone to flooding and pollutants
  • Unity in the scale and massing of buildings, with variation in style and materials
  • A section of Roman and medieval City wall (scheduled ancient monument), part of which is incorporated into the Church of All Hallows by George Dance the younger (Grade I listed)
18 April 2012
Last Modified:
15 August 2019