Decision details

Report of Head of Housing and Community Services - Public Spaces Protection Order for town centre

Decision Maker: Communities, Housing and Environment Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To support the proposal for a borough wide consultation with regards to introducing a Public Spaces Protection Order in the town centre.



1.  That, in principle, the Committee agrees to proceed with public consultation on the implementation of a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO). See Appendix 1 for proposed PSPO location map and boundaries, which incorporates the town centre (High Street ward), Whatman Park (Bridge) and Riverside (Fant, South and Tovil) areas.


2.  That it be agreed that Borough Council commences an 8 week public consultation from 30 November 2015.

Wards Affected: Bridge Ward; Fant Ward; High Street Ward; North Ward; South Ward;

Contact: John Littlemore, Head of Housing & Community Services Email: Email:

Report author: Sarah Robson

Publication date: 18/11/2015

Date of decision: 17/11/2015

Decided: 17/11/2015 - Communities, Housing and Environment Committee

Effective from: 26/11/2015

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