Decision details

Proposed A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool Improvement - Local Impact Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No


Highways England has made an application to the Planning Inspectorate for a Development Consent Order for the improvement of the A585 between Skippool and Windy Harbour near Poulton le Fylde. The improvement scheme would comprise of a 4.8km bypass to the south of the existing A585 along Mains Lane. Under section 60 of the Planning Act 2008, the county council as Local Planning Authority, is invited to prepare a written Local Impact Report giving details of the likely impact of the proposed development on the local area. In determining the application for a Development Consent Order, the Secretary of State has to have regard to the Local Impact Report and it is therefore an important document to aid in the consideration of the project.



The Cabinet approved the recommendation(s) as set out in the report.


Date of decision: 16/05/2019

Effective from: 22/05/2019