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To: Warrington Borough Council

Friends of The Blackburne Arms

Friends of The Blackburne Arms

Reject the planning bid to demolish the Grade II listed building to create dwellings.

Why is this important?

This public house as been the heart of the community since being built in 1928.

Its steeped in local history dating back to Robert Ireland Blackburne after whom the pub is named after.

The links to Orford Manor and the old Orford Hall (now Orford Park) partnership with Warrington Memorial Bowling Green whose Trustees actually own most of the surrounding land and of course the adjacent Playing Fields allotments.

Its grounds is also a habit for protected species such as newts, toads and other wildlife that can be found with the grounds.

Orford Green, Warrington

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Reasons for signing

  • Warrington is losing too much of it's history.
  • belter pub
  • The Blackburne arms is a pub I always loved I haven’t been in for a while however I feel too many pubs are closing and the Blackburne arms I have a lot of fond memories and I feel it’s the best pub around here in the area that is perfect for families to go.. I will go in more if the pub can be saved as I love the feel and the character of the place.. let’s save this iconic pub/ building


2019-04-26 15:43:06 +0100

Your web reference number is 484155.

FAO Liz Snead

Along with the members of the Orford War Memorial Bowling Club and the gardeners from the adjacement Playing Fields Allotments, we, as Friends of The Blackburne Arms group have organised an online petition.

We would like to protest against the Lane End development application as listed above and enclose the list of names who have signed our online petition in support of this protest.

Can you please confirm receipt of this petition and that you have attached it to the planning application reference as above ?

Please keep us posted as to any progress and please note we will fight any development that effects the business, building, land and the effect on our surrounding community. This public house is the heart beat that brings the community together, old and young alike, families too.

Please advise as to the next steps.

2019-04-10 15:08:48 +0100

500 signatures reached

2019-04-09 10:10:34 +0100

100 signatures reached

2019-04-09 09:36:36 +0100

50 signatures reached

2019-04-09 08:31:08 +0100

25 signatures reached

2019-04-09 07:37:57 +0100

10 signatures reached