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The Teesside Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 1987

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Statutory Instruments

1987 No. 923


The Teesside Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 1987

Approved by both Houses of Parliament


13th April 1987

Laid before Parliament

27th April 1987

Coming into force

15th May 1987

The Secretary of State for the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 134 and 135 of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 26 to, the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980(1), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:—

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Teesside Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 1987 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.


2.  In this Order, “the maps” means the set of maps numbered 1 to 8 entitled “Maps referred to in the Teesside Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 1987”, of which prints signed by an Under Secretary in the Department of the Environment, are deposited and available for inspection at the offices of the Secretary of State for the Environment and the offices of the councils of the county of Cleveland and the boroughs of Hartlepool, Langbaurgh, Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees.

Designation of urban development area

3.  The area comprising the two areas shown on the maps bounded externally by a black line edged internally with a stippled band is hereby designated as an urban development area.

Establishment of the Teesside Development Corporation

4.  For the purposes of regenerating the designated area there is hereby established an urban development corporation named “The Teesside Development Corporation” with eleven members in addition to the chairman and deputy chairman.

Nicholas Ridley

Secretary of State for the Environment

13th April 1987

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates two areas totalling about 4565 hectares in the boroughs of Hartlepool, Langbaurgh, Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees, within the county of Cleveland, as an urban development area and establishes an urban development corporation to regenerate the area. The two areas are shown hatched black on the map forming part of this note.

The development corporation is to be called the Teesside Development Corporation, and have 11 members beside the chairman and deputy chairman.


1980 c. 65; section 134 was amended by the Housing and Planning Act 1986 (c. 63), sections 47, 49(2) and Part III of Schedule 12.

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