The existing character and attractiveness of the town of Westport is predominantly underpinned by its built heritage, most notably the 18th and 19th century town core and the grounds of Westport House and Demesne.

Questions to consider:
Q. How can the landscape, and built heritage of Westport be suitably protected while accommodating the development needs of the town?

Q. How can the LAP encourage the reuse and regeneration of protected structures and older vacant structures located in the town centre area?

Q. How can Westport House and Demesne be protected while simultaneously achieving its full economic potential in terms of tourism and other acceptable land uses?