Town and Country Planning

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990The City of Sunderland-1.62059154.973162NE1 4WHThe City of Newcastle upon Tyne-1.53128254.899110NE38 7RZ2006-08-302006-12-06NE14WHNE387RZTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Government Office for the North East


THE SECRETARY OF STATE hereby gives notice that he proposes to make an Order under Section 247 of the above Act to authorise the stopping up of a length of unnamed road and of unnamed footpaths which lie to the north and west of Coniston House and the retail park which lies to its east, adjoining Washington Galleries, Washington, Tyne and Wear. 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 The Prudential Assurance by City of Sunderland on 30 August 2006 under reference 06/02314/SUB. COPIES OF THE DRAFT ORDER AND RELEVANT PLAN MAY BE INSPECTED at all reasonable hours during 28 days commencing on 6 December 2006 at Washington Town Centre Library, Independent Square, Washington NE38 7RZ and may be obtained free of charge from the Secretary of State at the offices of the Department for Transport (quoting reference GO-NE/06/5038/35/31) at the address stated below. ANY PERSON MAY OBJECT to the making of the proposed order within the period of 28 days commencing on 6 December 2006 by notice to the Secretary of State, quoting the above reference, addressed to Casework Team, Government Office for the North East, Citygate, Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4WH. In preparing an objection it should be borne in mind that the substance of it may be imparted to other persons who may be affected by it and that those persons may wish to communicate with the objector about it. Ray Oldfield On behalf of the Department for Transport THE SCHEDULE Planning permission is granted for new retail floorspace, new bus station, restaurant/diner, car parking, landscaping and improved pedestrian links. Stopping up and change of use from highway to other uses e.g. retail units, car parking, service areas, landscaping and bus station facilities. (resubmission) at land adjoining The Galleries, Washington Town Centre, Washington.