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The Clean Neighbourhoods And Environment Act 2005

The Dog Control Orders (Prescribed Offences And Penalties, Etc.) Regulations 2006 (S.I.2006/1059)

The Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (Dogs On Leads By Direction) (General) Order 2010  (as amended by The Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (Dogs on Leads By Direction) (General) (Amendment) Order 2013

The Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (in this Order called "the Authority") hereby makes the following Order:-

1 This Order comes into force on 11 March 2010.
2 This Order applies to the land specified in the Schedule.
3 This Order "an authorised officer of the Authority" means an employee of the Authority who is authorised in writing by the Authority for the purpose of giving directions under this Order.

Offence

4. (1) A person in charge of a dog shall be guilty of an offence if, at any time, on any land to which this Order applies, he does not comply with a direction given him by an authorised officer of the Authority to put and keep the dog on a lead of not more than 2 metres in length, unless:-

a) he has a reasonable excuse for failing to do so; or
b) the owner, occupier or other person or authority having control of the land has consented (generally or specifically) to his failing to do so.

(2) For the purposes of this article:-

a) a person who habitually has a dog in his possession shall be taken to be in charge of the dog at any time unless at that time some other person is in charge of the dog;
b) an authorised officer of the Authority may only give a direction under this Order to put and keep a dog on a lead if such restraint is reasonably necessary to prevent a nuisance or behaviour by the dog likely to cause annoyance or disturbance to any other person on any land to which this Order applies or the worrying or disturbance of any animal or bird.

Penalty

5. A person who is guilty of an offence under article 4 shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

Dated: 22 February 2010

The Common Seal of Tameside
Metropolitan Borough Council was
hereunto affixed in the presence of
Authorised Officer

Schedule

Dog Control Order Dogs On Lead By Direction

Ashton-Under-Lyne

Area Extent To Which Restriction Applies
Memorial and Rest Gardens  
Mossley Road Rest Garden adjoining Mossley Road, Cricket’s Lane and Penny Meadow Whole site
Parks  
Waterloo Park, adjoining Wilshaw Lane and Oldham Road Whole site excluding
1. Bowling green
2. Tennis courts
Sports Areas  
King George V Playing Fields, Ladbrook Road, Whole site excluding
1. Bowling area including bowling greens and pavilion area
2. Formal gardens fronting on to Henrietta Street
3. Fenced children’s play area
4. Fenced sports pitches
Palace Road Playing Field, South of Palace Road Whole site
Open Space  
Downshaw Clough (area of open space north of Downshaw Road and Wilshaw Grove and south of Springwood Way, Camberwell Drive and Meadow Bank)

Whole site

Audenshaw

Area Extent To Which Restriction Applies
Parks
Ryecroft Hall Park, adjoining Manchester Road, Lumb Lane, Park Road whole site excluding fenced children’s play area
Sports Areas  
Groby Road Playing Fields, Groby Road Whole site
Lumb Lane Playing Fields, adjoining Lumb Lane and South of Ashton Canal Whole site

Denton

Area Extent To Which Restriction Applies
Parks
St Anne’s Park, off St Anne’s Road Whole site site excluding fenced children’s play area
Sports Areas  
Granada Road Playing Fields, Granada Road Whole site excluding
1. Fenced tennis courts
2. Fenced children’s play area
3. Bowling green and toilets
Haughton Green Playing Fields, Bakewell Avenue, North of Reid Close Whole site excluding
1. Fenced children’s play area
2. Fenced sports pitches
3. Fenced games court
Ruby Street Playing Field, adjoining Ruby Street and The Winnows Whole site
Tame Street Playing Fields, Tame Street Whole site excluding fenced children’s play area
Town Lane Playing Fields, Town Lane Whole site
Open Space
Belmont Field, adjoining Town Lane, City Avenue, Shoecroft Avenue Whole site
Circular Road and Melbourne Street Whole site
Capesthorne Walk Green Open Space, North of Capesthorne Walk Whole site
Open space to the west of Circular Road and to the North of Yew Tree Road Whole site

Droylsden

Area Extent To Which Restriction Applies
Parks  
Lees Park, adjoining Oldham Street and Market Street Whole site
Sunnybank Park, Lewis Road Whole site excluding
1. Fenced all weather pitches
2. Fenced children’s play area
Open Space
Greenside Lane Playing Field, Greenside Lane Whole site
Copperas Lane Playing Field, East of Copperas Lane and Juniper Crescent and West of St John Street Whole site

Dukinfield

Area Extent To Which Restriction Applies
Sports Areas  
Clarendon Playing Fields, South of Chapel Street Whole site
Dewsnap Lane Recreation Ground, Dewsnap Lane Whole site excluding
1. Grounds of Old Hall Church
2. Fenced children’s play area
Tame Valley Community Green, Tower Street, also known as Tower Street Play Area Whole site excluding fenced children’s play area
Open Space
Pithills open space, south of Dewsnap Lane Whole site
Richmond Road open space, south of Dewsnap Lane Whole site

Hyde

Area Extent To Which Restriction Applies
Parks  
Garden Street Playing Fields, Victoria Street, East of hedge adjoining football pitches Whole site
Hyde Park, Park Road Wooded area adjacent to the gates at the south entrance on Park Road
Pole Bank Park, Stockport Road Whole site
Recreation Ground and green area adjoining Hyde Park, to the West of Park Road Whole site
Sports Areas  
Bennett Street Football Pitches, Bennett Street Whole site
Leigh Street Play Area, Leigh Street Whole site excluding fenced area in South East corner
Open Space  
Bennett Street Community Centre open space East of Arnside Drive and South of Lower Bennett Street Whole site
Diamond Reservoirs, adjoining Stockport Road, Backbower Lane and Lilly Street Whole site
Gower Hey Wood, off Woodend Lane Whole site
Leigh Fold Playing Fields, adjoining Leigh Fold Whole site
Robinson Street open green space East of Sidley Street Whole site
Samuel Redfern Green adjoining Stockport Road, Gee Cross

Whole site

Longdendale

Area Extent To Which Restriction Applies
Parks
Etherow Lodge Park whole site
Mottram Park, Broadbottom Whole site excluding fenced children’s play area
Sports Areas  
Hill End Recreation Ground, Broadbottom Road Whole site
Longdendale Recreation Centre Football Pitches, South of Hyde Road Whole site excluding fenced children’s play area
Water Lane Recreation Ground adjoining Hollingworth Methodist Church, Market Street Whole site excluding fenced children’s play area
Open Space  
Chapman Playing Field, East of Ashworth Lane Whole site
Melandra Crescent Play Area, South of Underwood Road Whole site excluding fenced children’s play area

Mossley

Area Extent To Which Restriction Applies
Parks  
Mossley Park, West of Stamford Road and East of Old Brow Whole site excluding
1. Fenced children’s play area
2. Bowling green
3. Games area
Open Space  
Egmont Street Playing Fields, East of Egmont Street

Whole site

Stalybridge

Area Extent To Which Restriction Applies
Parks  
Cheethams Park, Mottram Road Whole site excluding fenced children’s play area
Stamford Park North of Darnton Road Whole site excluding area around boating lake
Stamford Park South of Darnton Road The Dingle
Sports Areas  
Grey Street Football Pitches, South of Grey Street Whole site
Open Space
Arlies Open Green Space South of Longridge Avenue and West of Arlies Lane Whole site excluding fenced children’s play area

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