Designated Public Place Orders

There are a number of areas within the borough in which any person who is reasonably believed to be, or have been, consuming alcohol may be required to not consume alcohol and to surrender anything in their possession for it to be disposed of.

Persons failing to comply with a request by a police constable exercising his power under this Act may be subject to summary prosecution which may lead to a fine being imposed.

Public Place Orders are designated for the purposes of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001.

The areas currently designated within the Borough are listed below.

  • Bury Town Centre

    Designated Public Place Orders in and around Bury town centre.

  • Prestwich

    Designated Public Place Orders in Prestwich.

  • Radcliffe

    Designated Public Place Orders in and around Radcliffe town centre.

  • Ramsbottom

    Designated Public Place Orders in Ramsbottom and Holcombe Brook.

  • Tottington

    Designated Public Place Orders in and around Tottington village centre.

  • Whitefield

    Designated Public Place Orders in Whitefield town centre.

  • Exemptions

    Places and premises where Designated Public Place Orders do not apply.