Peel Park and the Coppice

  Awarded a Green Flag for 2019-2020 The formal area of Peel Park consists of a children’s play area, multi-use games area, tennis courts, a bowling green and a car park and is located at the top of Avenue Parade with views towards...

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Milnshaw Park

  Milnshaw Park BB5 4SD covers 2.5 Hectares  in the north western part of Accrington. Milnshaw Park has two entrances from Lancaster Avenue and a third entrance from a footpath leading from the Asda car park. You can also  enter the...

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Memorial Park

Memorial Park and playing fields occupy a 5 and 4.6 Hectare site respectively to the north of Great Harwood on either side of Church Lane. Memorial Park itself lies to the northwest of Church Lane, whilst the playing field occupies a site bounded...

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Hyndburn Brownfield Register

  The Government has introduced statutory Brownfield Registers via the Housing and Planning Act 2016, and The Town and Country Planning (Brownfield Land Register) Regulations 2017. The purpose of a Brownfield Register is twofold: 1.To provide...

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Mobile Phone Masts

The Council was previously supplied with a list of existing and proposed mobile phone masts each year. However the Mobile Operators  Association Code of Practice has changed and we are no longer provided with these details. The last updates we...

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Lowerfold Park

  Awarded a Green Flag for 2019 – 2020 Lowerfold Park occupies a roughly triangular shaped site approx 2.3 Hectares in the angle of Lowerfold Road and Cliffe Lane close to Great Harwood town centre. For its size Lowerfold Park offers a...

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5 Year Housing Land Supply

In line with Government priorities to help boost the supply of housing, the Council is required to demonstrate annually whether it has a sufficient supply of sites to meet its five year housing requirement. Sites identified within the 5-year...

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Planning Committee

Most planning applications are dealt with by planning officers under the Council’s Delegated Power arrangements; however some applications are decided by a meeting of the Planning Committee. You will be informed by your planning officer if your...

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Wind Turbine Applications

In addition to the usual constraints on development, wind turbine applications can become progressively harder to approve as they potentially interfere with Air Traffic Control radar (military or civilian) or other infrastructure. The approval of...

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Cutwood Park

Awarded a Green Flag 2019 – 2020 Cutwood Park occupies a 9 hectare, roughly square site in the angle of Blackburn Road and Cut Lane, Rishton, abutting Rishton Reservoir. The main entrance to Cutwood Park is at the corner of Blackburn Road...

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Flood Zones and SuDS in Hyndburn

Flood risk is an issue that you need to consider if you are planning a new development, or even a change of use. Following the launch of the National Planning Policy Framework the Environment Agency (EA) has reviewed and updated the flood risk...

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