Town and Country Planning

-2.73251853.361169WA8 7SNThe City of ManchesterTOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990-2.73083853.361350WA8 7TR2004-08-162005-02-17WA87SNWA87TRM14BEThe Borough of Halton-2.23898653.480452M1 4BETSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Government Office for the North West


The Secretary of State for Transport hereby gives notice that, on the application of Turner Lowe Associates, he proposes to make an Order under section 247 of the above Act, which will authorise the proposed stopping-up of parts of Market Street and Alforde Street, Widnes WA8 7SN and WA8 7TR.
If the Order is made, the stopping-up will be authorised only in order to enable the development described in the Schedule to this notice to be carried out in accordance with the planning permission granted to Marmalade Widnes Ltd by Halton Brough Council on 16 August 2004 under Ref 04/00545/FUL.
Copies of the draft Order and relevant plan may be inspected at all reasonable hours during the 28 days commencing on 17 February 2005 at Halton Borough Council, Municipal Buildings, Kingsway, Widnes and may be obtained, free of charge, from the Government Office for the North West (Transport and Planning) (quoting Ref GO/TNW 5046/35/1/36) at the address stated below.
Anyone may object to the making of the proposed Order but the objection must be received by the end of the 28 day objection period mentioned above. Objections should be made in writing, quoting the above reference, to the Secretary of State at the Government Office for the North West (Transport and Planning), City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester M1 4BE or by e-mailing
Please bear in mind that any objections received will be passed to the applicant and other people affected by it, and those persons may contact the objector regarding the issues raised. The substance of the objection should relate to the loss of public right of way and not the merits of development taking place.
General enquiries relating to this notice may be made in writing to Garry Budsworth at the Government Office for the North West at the address stated above, by telephoning 0161 952 4110 or by e-mailing
A Dixon, an Official in the Government Office for the North West
The stopping-up is to enable the erection of two new buildings to either side of the existing Town Hall (with alterations and demolitions to existing buildings) to form bars and restaurants, falling within Use Class A3.