Assets of community value

An asset of community value is a legal right under the Localism Act 2011. It gives communities the opportunity to control the assets and facilities that matter to them.

Assets of community value list

Successful nominations

Red Lion Public House, Blacksnape Road, Darwen

Case ReferenceBL/2013/ENQ/05262
Title/Function of PropertyFormer public house
AddressRed Lion Public House, Blacksnape Road, Darwen
Location planView a plan of the Red Lion
Nominating Community Interest GroupBlacksnape Residents Group
Date of Decision6 August 2013
Reason for nominationRed Lion asset report August 2013
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? No
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires6 August 2018

Hare & Hounds, Lammack Road, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL/2013/ENQ/05353
Title/Function of PropertyPublic house
AddressHare & Hounds, Lammack Road, Blackburn
Location planView a plan of the Hare & Hounds
Nominating Community Interest GroupPatrons of the Hare & Hounds
Date of Decision6 August 2013
Reason for nominationHare & Hounds asset report August 2013
Date owner announced intention to dispose22 August 2013
Date interim moratorium will end3 October 2013
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? No
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 6 August 2018

Blackburn Rovers Football & Athletic Club, Ewood Park, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL/2013/ENQ/05352
Title/Function of PropertyFootball stadium
AddressBlackburn Rovers Football & Athletic Club, Ewood Park, Blackburn
Location planView a plan of Ewood Park ENQ 05352
Nominating Community Interest GroupRovers Trust Group
Date of Decision30 September 2013
Reason for nominationEwood Park community right to bid report
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? No
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 30 September 2018

Land on North East side of Preston New Road and Beardwood, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL/2014/ENQ/05944
Title/Function of PropertyLand – green environmental space
AddressLand on North East side of Preston New Road and Beardwood, Blackburn
Location planView a plan of the land on the North East side of Preston New Road
Nominating Community Interest GroupBeardwood Residents Group
Date of Decision16 July 2014
Reason for nominationSee the report for the land on the North East side of Preston new Road
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? No
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 16 July 2019

Hole I'The Wall Public House, Shear Brow, Blackburn

Case ReferenceENQ/06304
Title/Function of PropertyPublic House
AddressHole I'The Wall Public House, Shear Brow, Blackburn
Location planView the plan of the Hole I'The Wall
Nominating Community Interest GroupPatrons of the Hole I'th Wall
Date of Decision2 April 2015
Reason for nominationSee the Hole I'The Wall report
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? No
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 2 April 2020

The Foresters Arms, 92 Fecitt Brow, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL/2015/ENQ/06611
Title/Function of PropertyPublic House
AddressThe Foresters Arms, 92 Fecitt Brow, Blackburn
Location planView the plan of The Foresters Arms
Nominating Community Interest GroupSt Oswald's Church Parochial Council
Date of Decision2 October 2015
Reason for nominationSee The Foresters Arms report
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? No
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 2 April 2020

The Sir Charles Napier, Limbrick, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL/2015/ENQ/06606
Title/Function of PropertyPublic House
AddressThe Sir Charles Napier, Limbrick, Blackburn
Location planView the plan of the Sir Charles Napier
Nominating Community Interest GroupSir Charles Napier CIC
Date of Decision14 October 2015
Reason for nominationSee the Sir Charles Napier report
Date owner announced intention to dispose8 February 2016
Date interim moratorium will end21 March 2016
Date full moratorium triggered14 March 2016
Appeal?No
Community interest group that triggered full moratoriumSir Charles Napier CIC
Date full moratorium will end21 August 2016
End of protection period 
Date listing expires14 October 2020

Lime Park, Corner of Lime Street and Bicknell Street, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL/2016/ENQ/06787
Title/Function of PropertyPlay Area
AddressLime Park, Corner of Lime Street and Bicknell Street, Blackburn
Location planView the plan of Lime Park
Nominating Community Interest GroupMasjid E Tauheedel Islam Charity
Date of Decision21 March 2016
Reason for nominationSee the Lime Park report
Date owner announced intention to dispose12 April 2016
Date interim moratorium will end24 May 2016
Date full moratorium triggered25 April 2016
Appeal?No
Community interest group that triggered full moratorium Masjid E Tauheedel Islam Charity
Date full moratorium will end12 October 2016
End of protection period 
Date listing expires21 March 2021

The Navigation Inn, 2 Canal Street, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL/2016/ENQ/06792
Title/Function of PropertyPublic House
AddressThe Navigation Inn, 2 Canal Street, Blackburn
Location planView the plan of the Navigation Inn
Nominating Community Interest GroupNavigation Community Support Group
Date of Decision21 March 2016
Reason for nominationSee the Navigation Inn report
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? No
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires21 March 2021

The Railway Pub, Pleasington Lane, Pleasington

Case ReferenceBL/2016/ENQ/07260
Title/Function of PropertyPublic house
AddressThe Railway Pub, Pleasington Lane, Pleasington
Location plan 
Nominating Community Interest GroupPleasington Parish Council
Date of Decision3 February 2017
Reason for nominationRailway Pub community right to bid report
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 

The Butlers Arms, Victoria Road, Pleasington

Case ReferenceBL\2016\ENQ\07261
Title/Function of PropertyPublic house
AddressThe Butlers Arms, Victoria Road, Pleasington
Location plan 
Nominating Community Interest GroupPleasington Parish Council
Date of Decision3 February 2017
Reason for nominationButlers Arms determination form February 2017
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 

Blackburn Rovers Football & Athletic Limited, Ewood Park, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL/2018/ENQ/08097
Title/Function of PropertyFootball stadium
AddressBlackburn Rovers Football & Athletic Limited, Ewood Park, Blackburn
Location planView the Ewood Park plan ENQ 08097
Nominating Community Interest GroupNominating Community Interest Group: Rovers Trust Group (BRSIT CBS LTD)
Date of Decision21 September 2018
Reason for nominationEwood Park determination form for nomination request
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires21 September 2023

Land to the west of Cemetery Road, off Jacks Key Drive, Darwen

Case ReferenceBL/2018/ENQ/08148 (removed from the register – see Unsuccessful Nominations list below)
Title/Function of PropertyLand – green environmental space
AddressLand to the west of Cemetery Road, off Jacks Key Drive, Darwen
Location planView the land to the west of Cemetery Road plan
Nominating Community Interest GroupJacks Key and the Key View Residents Association
Date of Decision2 November 2018
Reason for nominationSee the land to the west of Cemetery Road report
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal?Yes – Hearing Date 5 February 2019
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires2 November 2023

Griffin Ground, Stancliffe Street Industrial Estate Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL/2018/ENQ/08202
Title/Function of PropertyLand – green environmental space
AddressGriffin Ground, Stancliffe Street Industrial Estate Blackburn.
Location planView the Griffin Ground plan
Nominating Community Interest GroupBill Maynard - Mill Hill Community Football Club
Date of Decision12 December 2018
Reason for nominationSee the Griffin Ground report
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires12 December 2023

Uncle Jacks, Branch Road, Lower Darwen

Case ReferenceBL\2019\ENQ\08690
Title/Function of PropertyPublic House
AddressUncle Jacks, Branch Road, Lower Darwen
Location planView the Uncle Jacks plan
Nominating Community Interest GroupSave Uncle Jacks Unincorporated Group
Date of Decision25 October 2019
Reason for nominationSee the Uncle Jacks report
Date owner announced intention to dispose14 November 2019
Date interim moratorium will end26 December 2019
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end14 May 2020
Community interest group that triggered full moratoriumSwan Lower Darwen Ltd.
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 

Whitehall Road Playing Field, Revidge, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL\2020\ENQ\08837
Title/Function of PropertyLand – green environmental space
AddressWhitehall Road Playing Field, Revidge, Blackburn
Location planView the Whitehall Road Playing Field plan
Nominating Community Interest GroupWhitehall Road Neighbouring Group
Date of Decision16 March 2020
Reason for nominationSee the Whitehall Road Playing Field report
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end 
Community interest group that triggered full moratorium 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 

Land to the south of Kingsley Close, Feniscowles, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL\2020\ENQ\08837
Title/Function of PropertyLand – green environmental space
AddressLand to the south of Kingsley Close, Feniscowles, Blackburn
Location planView the land to the South of Kingsley Close plan
Nominating Community Interest GroupLivesey Parish Council
Date of Decision4 June 2021
Reason for nominationSee the land to the South of Kingsley Close report
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end 
Community interest group that triggered full moratorium 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 

The Butlers Arms, Victoria Road, Pleasington

Case ReferenceBL\2022\ENQ\09874
Title/Function of PropertyPublic House
AddressThe Butlers Arms, Victoria Road, Pleasington
Location planView the Butlers Arms plan
Nominating Community Interest GroupPleasington Parish Council
Date of Decision23 May 2022
Reason for nominationButlers Arms determination form May 2022
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end 
Community interest group that triggered full moratorium 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 

The Railway Pub, Pleasington Lane, Pleasington

Case ReferenceBL\2022\ENQ\09875
Title/Function of PropertyPublic House
AddressThe Railway Pub, Pleasington Lane, Pleasington
Location planView the Railway Pub plan
Nominating Community Interest GroupPleasington Parish Council
Date of Decision23 May 2022
Reason for nominationRailway Pub community right to bid report My 2022
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end 
Community interest group that triggered full moratorium 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 

Clog and Billycock, Billinge End Road, Pleasington 

Case ReferenceBL\2022\ENQ\09876
Title/Function of PropertyPublic House
AddressClog and Billycock, Billinge End Road, Pleasington
Location planView the Clog and Billycock plan
Nominating Community Interest GroupPleasington Parish Council
Date of Decision23 May 2022
Reason for nominationSee the Clog and Billycock report
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end 
Community interest group that triggered full moratorium 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 

Blackburn Rovers Football and Athletic Limited, Ewood Park, Blackburn

Case ReferenceBL\2023\ENQ\10334
Title/Function of PropertyFootball Stadium
AddressBlackburn Rovers Football and Athletic Limited, Ewood Park, Blackburn
Location planView the Ewood Park plan
Nominating Community Interest GroupRovers Trust Group (BRSIT CBS LTD)
Date of Decision30 June 2023
Reason for nominationDetermination report for Ewood Park
Date owner announced intention to dispose 
Date interim moratorium will end 
Date full moratorium triggered 
Appeal? 
Date full moratorium will end 
Community interest group that triggered full moratorium 
End of protection period 
Date listing expires 

Unsuccessful nominations

Punchbowl Public House, Pothouse Lane, Darwen

Case ReferenceENQ/06312
Title/Function of PropertyPublic House
AddressPunchbowl Public House, Pothouse Lane, Darwen
Nominating Community Interest GroupSave The Pothouse
Date of Decision17 April 2015
Reason for unsuccessful nomination 

Land to the west of Cemetery Road, off Jacks Key Drive, Darwen

Case ReferenceBL/2018/ENQ/08148
Title/Function of PropertyLand – green environmental space
AddressLand to the west of Cemetery Road, off Jacks Key Drive, Darwen
Nominating Community Interest GroupJacks Key/Key View Residents Association
Date of Decision12 February 2019
Reason for unsuccessful nominationReview hearing held on the 5 February 2019 – decision

Ellison Fold Parkland, Ellison Fold Way, Darwen

Case ReferenceBL/2021/ENQ/09320
Title/Function of PropertyLand – green environmental space
Location planView the Ellison Fold Parkland plan
AddressEllison Fold Parkland, Ellison Fold Way, Darwen
Nominating Community Interest GroupEllison Fold Parkland Association CIC
Date of Decision12 May 2021
Determination reportSee the Ellison Fold Parkland report

For further information please see Community right to bid.