Wild Land Management Services John Muir Trust
21. Remove redundant structures

To improve wild landscapes all redundant structures should be removed (with the exception of cultural heritage). This includes disused buildings or sheds and fences. Where possible, existing roads or tracks should be removed, reduced or narrowed to minimise their impact.

Sustainable management
Sensible use of resources and careful planning of new developments


  • Remove redundant structures
  • Remove, reduce or narrow roads where this is possible

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