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British Railways Act 1993

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SCHEDULE 3Lands

Part I[Section 28 (2).] Land referred to in section 28 (2) of this Act

AreaNumber on deposited plansPurpose for which land may be used
(1)(2)(3)
In Greater London—
London borough of Bexley1For storing railway maintenance equipment.
In the county of Kent—
City of Rochester upon Medway1For alterations and improvements to the railway at Strood station.
In the county of Nottinghamshire—
District of Bassetlaw, parish of North Leverton with Habblesthorpe4a, 5aFor the provision of a working site and thereafter as a means of access for the general purposes of the Board.

Part II[Section 30.] Means of access referred to in section 30 (purchase of specific new rights over land) of this Act

AreaLand numbered on deposited plansHighway to which access to be providedPurpose for which access required
(1)(2)(3)(4)
In Merseyside—
Metropolitan borough of St. Helens4Ellamsbridge RoadTo construct Work No. 3.
7Joseph StreetTo construct Work No. 3 and thereafter for the general purposes of the Board.
In West Yorkshire—
City of Bradford5, 6Dowley Gap Lane, Bingley, at points A and BTo construct Work No. 4.
City of Leeds15 to 17Royds LaneTo construct Works Nos. 5 and 6, or either of them.
In the county of Nottinghamshire—
District of Bassetlaw, parish of North Leverton with Habblesthorpe5b, 6 and 8 to 11Mill Lane, ClarboroughTo construct Work No. 8 and thereafter for the general purposes of the Board.

Part III[Section 31.] Temporary working sites

1In this Part of this Schedule—

  • “the designated lands” means any of the lands shown on the deposited plans within a line marked “Limit of land to be used” and numbered on those plans—

    • 6 in the metropolitan borough of Tameside;

    • 8 and 9 in the metropolitan borough of St. Helens;

    • 2A, 3A and 4 in the city of Bradford;

    • 6 and 14 in the city of Leeds;

    • 4, 5A, 6 and 12A in the district of Selby, parish of Sherburn in Elmet; and

    • 3 in the district of Selby, parish of Little Fenton;

  • “the Leeds lands” means the lands numbered on the deposited plans 5a, 7, 9a, 12, 13 and 18 in the city of Leeds; and

  • “the relevant works” means Works Nos. 1, 3 to 6, 8 and 9 or any of them.

2The Board, in connection with the construction of Works Nos. 5 and 6, or either of them, may establish and maintain a temporary working site on the Leeds lands.

3The Board, in connection with the construction of the relevant works and after giving to the owners and occupiers of the designated lands not less than 28 days' notice in writing of intended entry, may—

(a)enter upon and take possession temporarily of the designated lands;

(b)remove any structures and vegetation on the designated lands; and

(c)construct on the designated lands such temporary works or structures as may be required by them.

4The Board may form and lay out means of access to the land numbered 6 on the deposited plans in the metropolitan borough of Tameside from Slate Lane at point E.

5The Board shall not, by reason of the exercise of the powers of paragraph 3 above, be required to purchase any part of the designated lands.

6On the exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 3 above, the following provisions shall have effect:—

(1)The Board shall not, without the agreement of the owners and occupiers of the designated lands, remain in possession of any part thereof after a period of one year from the completion of the works for which such possession has been taken:

(2)Before giving up possession of the designated lands, the Board shall remove all temporary works or structures and restore the designated lands to the reasonable satisfaction of the owners and occupiers thereof:

(3)The Board shall compensate the owners and occupiers of the designated lands for any loss or damage which may result to them by reason of the exercise of the powers of this Part:

(4)Nothing in this Part shall relieve the Board from liability to compensate under section 6 or 43 of the Act of 1845 or section 10 (2) of the Act of 1965, as incorporated with or applied by this Act, or under any other enactment, in respect of loss or damage arising from the execution of any works, other than loss or damage for which compensation is payable under sub-paragraph (3) above:

(5)Any dispute as to a person’s entitlement to compensation under sub-paragraph (3) above or as to the amount thereof shall be determined by the Tribunal.

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