Decision details

Public spaces Protection Order: Foresters Tower

Decision Maker: Executive Director for Sustainable City

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The new Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 introduces a range of new tools and powers. The PSPO is designed to stop individuals or groups committing anti-social behaviour in a public space.


To authorise the Order in accordance with delegated authority.

The Order prevents persons under the age of 21 years from entering the tower without reasonable excuse.

Reasons for the decision:

Residents of Forester Tower are suffering from ASB in the communal areas caused by non-resident youths.

Alternative options considered:

All other legislative approaches have been tried including acceptable behaviour contracts and letters to offenders and parents of offenders.

Interaction of positive futures with youth was also developed.

Signed off by senior officers:


Publication date: 11/03/2015

Date of decision: 20/02/2015

Accompanying Documents:

  • Public Spaces Protection Orders