Decision details

Decision details

City Centre Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO)

Decision Maker: Executive Director for Sustainable City

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The implementation of a Public Space Protection Order to effectively deal with a number of City Centre related activities of a few people that affects the general public’s freedom to use the City centre freely and safely.


In October 2015 the City Executive Board agreed to make a Public Spaces Protection Order under S 59 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 9 ‘the Act’) on the terms set out at Appendix One, for the area of the city centre defined on a the map within the order for the duration of three years from a date to be determined by the Executive Director Community Services by reference to the installation of adequate public signage and statutory notifications in accordance with the Act.


The PSPO places restrictions on certain behaviours listed in the order from 1 February 2016 for a maximum of three years, unless amended, extended or removed.

Publication date: 02/02/2016

Date of decision: 01/02/2016

Accompanying Documents:

  • City Centre Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO)