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Decision 38 COM 7B.35
Tower of London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) (C 488)

The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC-14/38.COM/7B,
  2. Recalling Decisions 35 COM 7B.114 and 36 COM 7B.91, adopted at its 35th (UNESCO, 2011) and 36th (Saint-Petersburg, 2012) sessions respectively,
  3. Also recalling the results of the joint World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission of December 2011,
  4. Takes note of the State Party’s efforts to strengthen the planning framework through guidance documents and enhanced coordination of the relevant planning authorities;
  5. Requests the State Party to ensure that, in line with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines, any planned larger-scale projects in the immediate and wider setting of the World Heritage property be submitted to the World Heritage Centre as soon as possible, and that adequate time be allowed for thorough review of each project by the Advisory Bodies before any decision is taken;
  6. Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre the revised Management Plan of the World Heritage property as soon as available;
  7. Further requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 December 2015, an updated report, including a 1-page executive summary, on the state of conservation of the property, for review by the Advisory Bodies.
Decision Code
38 COM 7B.35
Conservation, Reinforced Monitoring, Reports
Properties 1
State of conservation reports
2014 Tower of London
Report of the Decisions adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 38th session (Doha, 2014)
Context of Decision
Other Documents (1)
State of conservation report by the State Party / Rapport de l'Etat partie sur l'état de conservation