HC Deb 23 February 1995 vol 255 c264W
Mr. Morley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list those zoos which are owned by local authorities.

Sir Paul Beresford

According to our latest information, the following zoos in England, which are licensed under the Zoo Licensing Act 1981, are owned by local authorities:

  • Abbey Gardens zoo, Bury St. Edmunds
  • Animal world, Bolton
  • Battersea Park children's zoo, Wandsworth, London
  • Birmingham nature centre, Birmingham
  • Blackpool municipal zoological gardens, Blackpool
  • Aquarium, Bolton
  • Butterfly world, Bolton
  • Clissold park, Hackney, London
  • Crystal Palace park zoo, Crystal Palace, London
  • Harewood bird garden, Leeds
  • Lotherton Hall bird garden and deer park, Aberford, Leeds
  • Newquay zoo, Newquay
  • Pudsey park, Leeds
  • Roundhay park, Leeds
  • Sir George Staunton country park, Leigh park gardens, Havant
  • Stewart park, Marton, Middlesborough
  • War Memorial park aviaries and pets corner, Coventry.