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Neighbourhood Planning Referendum - Barton

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A referendum took place on the Barton Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 9 November 2023. The Declaration of Result of Poll is available in the Relevant Documents section.

The area that the Barton Neighbourhood Plan relates to is the same as the Barton Parish Council boundary which is within the Preston City Council Local Planning Authority area and a small area is within the Wyre Borough Council Local Planning area.

The question that was asked at the Referendum was:

"Do you want Preston City Council and Wyre Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Barton Neighbourhood Area to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area?"

Result of Poll

Votes recorded 
Number cast in favour of YES335
Number cast in favour of NO19


The number of ballot papers rejected was as

Number of ballot papers

a) want of official mark


b) Voting for both answers on the ballot paper


c) writing or mark by which voter could be identified


d) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty





Total Eligible Electorate

Ballot Papers Issued

Postal Votes Issued





Relevant documents

A map of the Barton Neighbourhood area plan

More Information

For more information and to download the plan and supporting documents visit Barton Neighbourhood Plan.


The following list of streets and properties is given for guidance only.

  • Ailsa Close, Barton - 4-8 (evens)
  • 1-6 Ashbank Close, Barton
  • Barton Lane, Barton - 1-2(Cont) Brooklyn Cottages; Barton House Farm; Meadow Barn; Swallow Barn; Chestnut Barn; Primrose Cottage; Sheardley Fold; Tarn House Farm; Moo Hall; The Coach House; White Rose Barn; Thistleton Farm; South Barn; The Stables Thistleton Farm; North Cross Barn; Cross House Farm; Stone Cross Barn; Fazackerley Farm; Barton Cross Lodge; Blacow Farm; Hallidays; Brookside; Hillside; Brookside Cottage; Meadow View; Liberty House; Barton Mill House; Brookview House; Bluebell House; Barton Mill; The Old Shippon
  • Bilsborrow Lane, Bilsborrow - Raby`s Farm; Rabys Old Farmhouse; Green Lane Farm
  • Brass Pan Lane, Broughton - Tunstead`s Farm; 1-2(Cont) Three Stiles Cottages
  • Forest Grove, Barton - 1-11(Odd); 51-87(Odd); 92-2(Evens)
  • Garstang Road, Barton - Home Wood House 625; Fell View 627; Regina Pacis 631; 633-635(Odd); Barton Cafe 637; 639; Barton Beeches 683; New Quay 685; Glengarth 687; The Grange 709; 777; The Bungalow 843; 919- 929(Odd); East View 931; 933-937(Odd); Burrow House Barton Hall; Beech Lodge Barton Hall; Pineview Barton Hall; Woodlands 576; 576a; Anthorn 578; Windyridge 582; 584-586(Even); Hillside 588; Vine House 590; Lynwood 592; Stonehead 596; Barton Point 598; Sedgeley 600; Rosemount 602; Huntroyd 604; St Anton 606; Red Gables 608; Netherwood 610; Poplar Trees 612; 614- 616(Even); Beechfield 618; Low Wood 620; Westfield 622; Blencathra 624; Wayside 626; The Croft 628; Avondene 630; 638 Cardwell House; 644; Mardale 646; Jesmond Dene 648; Shalimar 650; Five Gables 652; Briarfield 654; Labernum Cottage 656; Ashdene 658; Lilac Villa 660; West View 662; Primrose Cottage 664; Lily Cottage 666; 668; Beechwood 670; Briarfield Bungalow 672; Horns Cottage 674; Windrush 678; Wynstone 684; Bell Ridge 702; Bell Fold Farm 708; 708A; 708B; Orchard Barn 708C; Bell Fold Cottage 710; Summerhaze 712; Regency House 714; The Old School 730; The Old School House 732; Barton Cottage 740; The Annexe Barton Cottage 740; St Lawrence Vicarage 786; 786A; Lunesdale 800; Claremont 802; Barfield 804; Ardenlea 806; Ashlee 808; Four Winds 810; Arnold House 812; 814; Mavis 816; Alster 818; Banjul 820; Erif 822; Westmead 824; 826; Kentmere 828; Rathmullan 830; Ben Lomond 832; Ashlyn 834; Airton 836; The Grove 838; Hoole Fold 840; Hoole Fold Barn 840A; Perllan House 840B; Prospect House 858; South Planks 928; South Planks Fields 930; 934; Glover Hey 970; Anderton Fold Farm 980; 982-984(Even); 1-6(Cont) Bacchus Fold 986, York House 998
  • Green Drive, Barton - 1-16
  • Green Lane, Barton - Hudson Hill; Beetles Farm; Abbots Farm; Holly Edge; Harrison Hill; Mount Pleasant; Caravan 1 Mount Pleasant; Caravan 2 Mount Pleasant; Fishers Farm
  • Holmeswood Crescent, Barton - 1-11(Odd); 15; 28-6(Evens)
  • Inglemere Court, Barton - 1-6
  • Jepps Avenue, Barton - 1-7(Odd); 7A; 9-89(Odd); 78-34(Even); Wits End 28; 16-12(Even); Strathclyde 10; The Hollies 8; 6-2(Evens)
  • Jepps Lane, Barton - Ashley House; Oakdene; Craig Lea; Oak Cottage; Alderlea; Ashlea; Parlick; Clougha; Greenlands; Jack Nook Farm; Jacknook Cottage; Manor House Farm; Newcroft; Park House Farm; Park House Barn; Jepps Barn; Barton Old Hall; West View; Barton Brook Hall; Hill Top Farm; 1- 2(Cont) Hill Top Farm Cottages; Blacow House Farm; Homedale; Oakfield; Oak View; Oak Glen; Oaklynn; Avondale; Briarcliffe; Bailrigg; Jepps Cottage
  • Langley Lane, Goosnargh - Highfield; Managers Accommodation Langley Lakes; Inglemere; 1-2(Conti) Ivy Cottages
  • Long Croft, Barton - 1-12, 12A, 14
  • Mosslea Drive, Barton - 1-5 (odds), 4-14 (evens)
  • South Grove, Barton - Springdale 28; Montrell 26; Newlands 24; Glen Bern House 22; 20-14(Even); Askrigg 12; Rowan 10; Holly House 8; Grovelands 6
  • St Lawrences Avenue, Barton - 1-14
  • St Michaels Place, Barton - Arran; Tree Tops; Woodside
  • Station Lane, Barton - Carnfield; Cranleigh; Arden; Oak House 9; 11-13(Odd); Quietways; Rosebank; Newsham Nurseries; Newhouse; Newsham House; The Coach House; Boggart House Farm; Graygarth; Hepgreave Farm; Daemar; Glen Lea; Hepgreave Cottage; St Marys Presbytery; Fairacre; Dene Cottage; Barton Cottage; Hepgreave House; Garth House; Boggarts Pool; Kings Guild; White House; Redvales Cottage; Rose Cottage; Heskirk House; Chapel House Farm; St. Mary`s Cottage; The Cottage; St. Teresa`s Cottage; Bayford Cottage; Bridge Cottage; Kiln Lodge; Rosedale; Oakridge; Greenlawn; Mayfield; The Knowle; Hawthorn; Wyresdale House; Marshaw House; Hartley House; Copley Dene
  • The Conifers, Barton - Jepps Lodge 1, 2-4
  • The Sidings, Barton - 1-107 (odds), 54-16 (evens)
  • Thorntrees Avenue, Barton - Thorntrees Cottage; Poppyfield; Gartmore; Hainault; Oakwood House
  • Whittingham Lane, Broughton - Almonds Farm 105; Almond Dene Lodge 105A
  • Woodlands Crescent, Barton - 1-6, 8-22 (evens)
  • Woodlands Way, Barton - -23 (odds); 22-14 (evens); Abbotsford 12; 10-2 (evens)

Referendum Timetable

The information below shows the timetable of proceedings for Thursday 9 November 2023.

  • Publish Information Statement - Monday 2 October 2023
  • Publication of Notice of Referendum - Thursday 5 October 2023
  • Last date for registration - Tuesday 24 October 2023
  • Last date for receipt of postal vote applications - 5pm, Wednesday 25 October 2023
  • Last day for Voter Authority Certificates - 5pm, Wednesday 1 November 2023
  • Publication of Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations - Wednesday 1 November 2023
  • Last date for receipt of proxy vote applications - 5pm, Wednesday 1 November 2023
  • Counting Officer to appoint Poll and Count Agents - Thursday 2 November 2023
  • First day to issue replacement and lost postal ballot papers - Friday 3 November 2023
  • Last day to issue replacement spoilt or lost postal ballot papers - 5pm, Thursday 9 November 2023
  • Receipt of emergency proxy vote applications - 5pm, Thursday 9 November 2023

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