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Compulsory Purchase Order 2022

The Town and Country Planning Act 1990
and
The Acquisition of Land Act 1981

The St Helens Borough Council (St Helens Town Centre) Compulsory Purchase Order 2022

On 9th December 2022 St Helens Borough Council made The St Helens Borough Council (St Helens Town Centre) Compulsory Purchase Order 2022 under Section 226(1)(a) (as amended) of The Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

It is about to submit this order to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities for confirmation, and if confirmed, the order will authorise St Helens Borough Council to purchase compulsorily the land shown edged red and shaded pink on the plan which is linked to this page.

The use of the Council's compulsory purchase powers is for the purpose of facilitating the carrying out of development, redevelopment or improvement on or in relation to the land to enable the delivery of a comprehensive mixed-use development comprising residential units; commercial, retail and food and drink uses; an improved bus station, and community and learning uses, together with associated access and infrastructure, servicing, parking, public realm and landscaping.

The relevant documentation can be accessed via the following links:

The Order and Order Schedule (PDF) [2MB] (opens new window)

Order Map (PDF) [6MB] (opens new window)

CPO Statement of Reasons (PDF) [6MB] (opens new window)

Confirmed St Helens Compulsory Purchase Order 2022 (PDF) [2MB] (opens new window)

Confirmed St Helens Compulsory Purchase Order 2022 - Plan (PDF) [2MB] (opens new window)

Notice of Confirmation CPO - St Helens Town Centre CPO - Site Notice (PDF) [92KB] (opens new window)

The Public Inquiry into the St Helens Compulsory Purchase Order 2022 opened and closed on Tuesday 8 August 2023.

General Vesting Declarations