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Compulsory Purchase Orders

The St. Helens Borough Council (Land South of Newton Le Willows Railway Station and off Alfred Street) Compulsory Purchase Order 2015

A public local inquiry into this matter was held on Tuesday 12 July 2016 at St. Helens Town Hall.  The  Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has confirmed the above Compulsory Purchase Order.

The Council has made a General Vesting Declaration (GVD) on 10th February 2017 - this can be downloaded below.  In simple terms, the GVD gives notice that from 1st April 2017 the Council will take ownership of the land that was subject to the CPO and the Council will have the right to enter the land and take possession of it.

The official notice confirming the CPO is also available below along with the confirmation letter, the Inspector's report, the confirmed order and the confirmed order map.  Further documents relating the CPO inquiry are available below that.

General Vesting Declaration

Confirmation Documents

Inquiry Document Library

Documents relating to the Compulsory Purchase Order to facilitate the acquisition of land south of Newton-le-Willows Railway Station (accessed off Alfred Street) are available to download below:

Volume A

Volume B

Volume C

Volume D

Proofs of Evidence