Estate Management Scheme

There are now charges for some Estate Management Scheme applications. These fees will be used for running and administering the scheme.

Check the Estate Management Scheme fees

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The Estate Management Scheme (EMS) covers most of Welwyn Garden City. It protects the environment and heritage of the town. If you live in the scheme you may need to get consent before you can make changes to your home or garden.

Check if you live in Welwyn Garden City Estate Management Scheme

Click on this link to open our map. Type in your postcode and search. Then open the 'Local Knowledge' link on the left hand side. This will tell you if you are living in an Estate Management Area.

Find Estate Management Areas on a map