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Town and Country Planning Act 1990 & The Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation) (England) Regulations 2012

The Blackpool Council Tree Preservation Order 2020/39, Land between St. Nicholas Road and School Road bounded by Long Acre, Rushy Meade and Strathallan Blackpool, FY4 5EL

Blackpool Borough Council, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 198 of the  Town and Country  Planning Act 1990, hereby  make the following Order—



This Order may be cited as the Blackpool Council [Land between St. Nicholas Road and  School Road bounded by Long Acre, Rushy Meade and Strathallan] Tree Preservation Order 2020/39



(1)   In this Order  “the authority” means  Blackpool Borough Council

(2)    In this Order any reference to a numbered section is a reference to the section so numbered in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and any reference to a numbered regulation is a reference to the regulation so numbered in the Town and Country Planning (Tree  Preservation)(England)  Regulations 2012.



(1)   Subject to article 4, this Order takes effect provisionally on the date on which it is made.

(2)    Without prejudice to subsection (7) of section 198 (power to make tree preservation orders) or subsection (1) of section 200 (tree preservation orders: Forestry Commissioners) and, subject to the exceptions in regulation 14, no person shall—

  • (a)               cut down,  top, lop, uproot, wilfully  damage, or wilfully destroy; or
  • (b)               cause or permit the cutting down, topping, lopping, uprooting,  wilful  damage  or  wilful   destruction of

any tree specified in the Schedule to this Order except with the written consent of the authority in accordance with regulations 16 and 17, or of the  Secretary  of  State  in  accordance with regulation 23, and, where such consent is given subject to conditions, in accordance with those  conditions.

Application to trees to be planted pursuant to a condition


In relation to any tree identified in the first column of the Schedule by the letter “C”, being a tree to be planted pursuant to a condition imposed under paragraph (a) of section 197 (planning permission to include appropriate  provision  for  preservation  and  planting  of trees), this Order takes effect as from the time when the tree is planted.


Dated this 1st day of May  2020


Signed on behalf  of  Blackpool Borough Council


S Parker signature - Head of Development Management
Susan Parker






Head  of  Development  Management Authorised by the Council to sign in that behalf





Specification of trees

Woodlands (within a continuous black line on the map)

Reference on Map Description          Situation    

A   mix   of  Sycamore   (Acerpseudoplatanus), Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna), Goat Willow (Salix caprea), Elder (Sambucus nigra), Hybrid/Black Poplar (Populus nigra)

See boundary map below


TPO39 Plan
Tree Preservation Order 39 Boundary Map