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Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996

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Stopping up: level crossings

4(1)The nominated undertaker may, in connection with the construction of the works authorised by this Part of this Act, stop up each of the highways or parts of highways specified, by reference to the letters and numbers shown on the deposited plans, in columns (1), (2) and (3) of the following table.

(2)The nominated undertaker shall construct the footbridges referred to in column (3) of the following table, but the power conferred by sub-paragraph (1) above shall be independent of the duty imposed by this sub-paragraph.

(3)On a highway or part of a highway being stopped up under this paragraph—

(a)all rights of way over or along it shall be extinguished, and

(b)the place where the former highway crossed the railway shall cease to be a level crossing for the purposes of any enactment.

(4)The nominated undertaker shall compensate any person who suffers loss by the extinguishment under this paragraph of a private right of way.

(5)Any dispute as to a person’s entitlement to compensation under sub-paragraph (4) above, or as to the amount of such compensation, shall be determined under and in accordance with Part I of the [1961 c. 33.] Land Compensation Act 1961.

The Table

(1)(2)(3)
AreaName of highway at crossingExtent of closure and nature of work
GREATER LONDON
London Borough of Barking and DagenhamChequers LaneChequers Lane to be stopped up between points H1 and H2. Footbridge to be provided to carry a new footpath between points H3, H4, H5 and H6.
London Borough of HaveringManor WayManor Way to be stopped up between points A1 and A2. Footbridge to be provided to carry a new footpath between points A1, A3, A4, A5, A6 and A2.
Ferry LaneFerry Lane to be stopped up between points F1 and F2. Footbridge to be provided to carry a new footpath between points F3, F4, F5, F6, F7 and F2.
COUNTY OF ESSEX
Borough of ThurrockA1090 (Tank Hill Road)A1090 (Tank Hill Road) to be stopped up between points J1 and J7.
COUNTY OF KENT
Borough of Ashford, Town of AshfordAylesford PlaceAylesford Place to be stopped up between points H1 and H2.

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