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Decision details


Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Executive agreed the recommendations as outlined above namely:


1.      To authorise the making of a Compulsory Purchase Order to be known as The Blackpool Borough Council (Blackpool Central No1) Compulsory Purchase Order 2021 (“the Order”) under Section 226(1)(a) of the Town and Country Planning Act (as amended by section 99 and Schedule 9 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004) for the acquisition of the Order Land being land which it thinks, if acquired, will facilitate the carrying out of development, redevelopment or improvement on or in relation to the land, and that such development, redevelopment or improvement is likely to contribute to achieving the promotion or improvement of the economic, social or environmental well-being of the area, as described in this report.


2.      On the basis that there is a compelling case in the public interest to making the Order, to authorise the Director of Communications and Regeneration to:

                           i.     take all necessary steps to secure the making, confirmation and implementation of the Order including (but not limited to) updating the draft Statement of Reasons as deemed appropriate, the publication and service of all notices and the presentation of the Council’s case at any Public Inquiry;

                         ii.     acquire interests in land within the area subject to the Order either by agreement or compulsorily;

                       iii.     approve agreements with landowners and others having an interest in the area to be subject to the Order setting out the terms for the withdrawal of objections to the Order including where appropriate seeking agreements effecting the delivery of any part of the development and making arrangements for rehousing or relocation of occupiers.


Publication date: 26/01/2021

Date of decision: 25/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 25/01/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 30/01/2021

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