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Green Belt

Areas of land where development is tightly controlled. The purposes of Green Belt are to check the unrestricted sprawl of large built-up areas, prevent neighbouring towns from merging,...

Existing Industrial Areas

Sites primarily for business and industrial use. The limit of each area is recorded as a polygon

Article 4 Directions

Article 4 Directions are issued by the Council in circumstances where specific control over development is required, primarily where the character of an area of acknowledged importance would be...


Sites which enable householders who do not possess private gardens to participate in horticultural leisure activity. Areas are recorded as polygons

Local Shopping Centres

Local Shopping Centres contain small scale facilities to meet local, day to day shopping needs. Areas are recorded as polygons

Conservation Area

An area designated by a Local Authority which is considered of special architectural or historic interest, the character of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance. Areas are recorded as...

Tree Preservation Orders

A Tree Preservation Order is made by a Local Planning Authority to protect trees which make a significant impact on their surroundings, making it an offence to cut down, top, lop, uproot,...

Fylde WFS (Download) Service

Fylde WFS (Download) Service

Settlement Boundaries

Defined limits of development for a settlement which are recorded as polygons

School Playing Fields

Provide outdoor recreation facilities for use within the education sector and are recorded as polygons

Fylde INSPIRE WMS (View) Service

Fylde INSPIRE WMS (View) Service

Public Open Space

Urban space designated by a Council where public access may, or may not, be formally established, but which fulfils a recreational, or non-recreational role (eg. amenity, ecological,...

Recreational Areas

Sites including sports pitches, greens, courts and playgrounds which serve the outdoor recreational leisure needs of the public. Areas are recorded as polygons

Listed Buildings

A Listed Building is one that is of special architectural or historic interest listed by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on the advice of English Heritage. Buildings are...

Open Spaces within Towns and Villages

Open spaces within built-up areas which provide important amenity benefits for local residents. They assist in meeting the leisure and recreational needs of locals and visitors, as well as...