Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs)
A Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) bans or restricts certain acts or behaviour in a certain area. They’re used in areas where certain behaviour is having a negative effect on the quality of life of those using the space.
Breaking a PSPO is a criminal offence and can lead to a fixed penalty notice or prosecution.
The previously adopted Public Spaces Protection Orders relating to alcohol consumption within Stroud and Dursley Town Centres have been extended for a further 3 years commencing on 19th October 2020. The requirements of the Orders were unchanged. The Orders are as follows:-