CPO Vesting - Cookstown Cross, Ardee, Co Louth



SERIAL NO: 2019/VO24

WHEREAS the land described in the Schedule hereto and shown on the map attached hereto which said map has been marked map referred to in Vesting Order Serial No. 2019/VO24 and sealed with the seal of the Louth County Council (hereinafter referred to as “the local authority”) is land to which the Louth County Council Cookstown Cross, Ardee, Compulsory Purchase Order, 2019 relates, and the said order has become operative in so far as it relates to the said land:-


AND WHEREAS the local authority have, at least six months prior to the date of this order, entered on and taken possession of the said land in accordance with the powers conferred upon them by Section 80 of the Housing Act, 1966, as applied by Section 10 of the Local Government (No. 2) Act, 1960 (as substituted by Section 86 of the Housing Act, 1966):-



a)    the several interests in the said land have not been conveyed or transferred to the local authority,

b)    the local authority consider that it is urgently necessary, in connection with the purposes for which they have been authorised to acquire the land compulsorily, that the acquisition of the land should be completed, and,

c)    the local authority have made a proper offer in writing to each person having an interest in the said land who has furnished sufficient particulars of his interest to enable to make a proper offer for such interest:-


NOW THEREFORE the local authority in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by Section 81 of the Housing Act, 1966, as applied by Section 10 of the Local Government (No. 2) Act, 1960, as substituted as aforesaid, hereby order that the said land shall, on the 9th October 2019, VEST in the local authority in fee simple free from encumbrances and all estates, rights, titles and interests of whatsoever kind (other than any public right of way).



ALL THAT AND THOSE part of the lands of Cookstown Cross, Ardee containing 4599sqm (0.46Hectares) or thereabouts metric measure shown outlined in red on the map attached to this Vesting Order.


The official seal of the local authority was affixed hereto this 10th day of September 2019, in the presence of:-

Paddy Donnelly,

Director of Services



Louth County Council

Cookstown Cross, Vesting Map