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Management Plan

Chilterns AONB Management Plan 2019-2024


The Chilterns AONB Management Plan 2019 – 2024: Caring for the Chilterns forever and for everyone was produced by the Chilterns Conservation Board following a review of the 2014 – 2019 Plan and wide public consultation. It contains a comprehensive summary of the key issues facing the AONB and the management policies and actions needed to conserve this special place.

The delivery of the actions highlighted in the Management Plan is not the responsibility of the Conservation Board alone. The involvement of a wide range of organisations is essential in achieving the Plan’s aims over the next five years.

You can view the Plan online below or alternatively download a copy in full or as individual chapters:

Download the full Plan: 

Chilterns AONB Management Plan 2019 - 2024 

Individual chapters:

Forewords, Introduction and Vision 


Historic Environment

Land, Woodland & Water 

Enjoyment & Understanding 

Social & Economic Wellbeing


Implementation and monitoring 

Management Plan Summary Leaflet 

You can download an introduction to the Vision of the Management Plan and the issues and themes that it covers below.

Management Plan Summary Leaflet 

Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulations Assessment

As part of the process for producing the Management Plan the Board has prepared a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Report of the Management Plan and a Habitats Regulations Assessment. Downloads of the reports and responses from the statutory bodies are available below.

Download the SEA Screening Report

SEA Screening Report Responses

Download the HRA Screening Report

HRA Screening Report Response