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Current Public Space Protection Orders


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Glanrafon, Llanrwst

Pont y Pair Bridge, Betws y Coed


PUBLIC SPACE PROTECTION ORDER - EXTENDED PONT Y PAIR BETWS Y COED AND SURROUNDING AREA

Issues of anti-social behaviour which surround the activity of bridge-jumping at Pont y Pair in Betws y Coed becomes prevalent during the summer months.

North Wales Police, Conwy County Borough Council and partner agencies have tried over the years to find a solution to this problem to alleviate the disturbance and detrimental effect on the quality of life of residents and also to the experience of visiting tourists.

In June 2015 a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) was introduced under the Anti-social Behaviour Crime & Policing Act 2014 to try and tackle the issues around Pont y Pair. PSPOs are valid for 3 years but can be extended.

It has been agreed with North Wales Police that there is a continuing need for the Order to remain in force in the area and it has therefore been extended for a further 3 years until June 2021.

The signage will be renewed to reflect this. A breach of the Order is a criminal offence and is dealt with by way of Fixed Penalty Notice (£100) or prosecution through the Magistrates’ Court.

Conwy County Borough Council & North Wales Police


The Dingle, Colwyn Bay

The Donkey Path, Colwyn Bay


PUBLIC SPACE PROTECTION ORDER - EXTENDED THE DINGLE & EIRIAS PARK BOWLING GREEN AND THE DONKEY PATH  PROMENADE, COLWYN BAY

As a resident in the area you will likely be aware of issues of anti-social behaviour which surround youths congregating and causing anti-social behaviour. 

North Wales Police, Conwy County Borough Council and partner agencies have tried over the years to find a solution to this problem to alleviate the disturbance and detrimental effect on the quality of life of residents.

In August 2017 two Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) were introduced under the Anti-social Behaviour Crime & Policing Act 2014 to try and tackle the issues with youths in the area. PSPOs are valid for 3 years but can be extended. 

It has been agreed with North Wales Police that there is a continuing need for the Orders to remain in force in the area and they have therefore been extended for a further 3 years until August 2023. The information published on the website will reflect this.

A breach is a criminal offence and is dealt with by way of Fixed Penalty Notice or prosecution through the Magistrates’ Court.

Conwy County Borough Council & North Wales Police

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