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London Underground (King’s Cross) Act 1993

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4Power to make works

Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Company may, in the lines or situations shown on the deposited plans and according to the levels shown on the deposited sections, make and maintain the works described in Schedule 1 to this Act with all necessary works and conveniences connected therewith.

5Power to open surface of streets

The Company may, during and for the purposes of the execution of the works enter upon, open, break up and interfere with so much of the surface of any of the streets named in column (2) of Schedule 2 to this Act as lies within the limit of deviation.

6Temporary stoppage of street

(1)The Company may, during and for the purposes of the execution of the works, temporarily stop up and interfere with so much of Belgrove Street in the London borough of Camden as lies between the points “A”, “B”, “C” and “D” shown on the deposited plans and may for any reasonable time divert the traffic therefrom and prevent all persons, other than those bona fide going to or from any land, house or building abutting on any part of the street so stopped up and interfered with from passing along and using the same.

(2)The Company shall provide reasonable access for foot passengers bona fide going to or from any such land, house or building.

7Temporary stoppage of footway

The Company may, during and for the purposes of the execution of Work No. 7, temporarily stop up and interfere with the footway in Euston Road numbered on the deposited plan 1A in the London borough of Camden and lying between the points marked “E”, “F”, “G” and “H” on that plan and may for any reasonable time prevent all persons from passing along and using the said footway.

8Notice of interference with streets

Before breaking up or otherwise interfering with any street to which the public has access in connection with the construction of any works under the powers of this Act, the Company shall (except in case of emergency) give 14 days' notice in writing to—

(a)the London Fire and Civil Defence Authority; and

(b)the chief officer of police;

and make such arrangements with the chief officer of police as may be reasonably necessary so as to cause as little interference with the traffic in such street during the construction of such works as may be reasonably practicable.

9Power to deviate

In the execution of the works the Company may deviate from the lines or situations thereof shown on the deposited plans to the extent of the limit of deviation and may deviate vertically from the levels shown on the deposited sections to any extent upwards or downwards as may be found necessary or convenient.

10Incorporation of works provisions

The following provisions of the undermentioned Acts are, with the necessary modifications, incorporated with this Act:—

  • The Act of 1963

    • section 15 (Power to make trial holes):

  • The Act of 1965

    • section 10 (Underpinning of houses near works), except the provisos to paragraphs (4) and (6) thereof:

  • The Act of 1978

    • section 10 (Use of sewers, etc., for removing water).

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