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Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996

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Section 3.

SCHEDULE 3Highways

Stopping up: non-level crossings

1(1)Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, 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) and (2) of the following table.

(2)No highway or part of a highway specified in columns (1) and (2) of Part I of the following table shall be stopped up under this paragraph unless all the land which abuts on it falls within one or more of the following categories, namely—

(a)land to which there is no right of access directly from the highway or part to be stopped up,

(b)land to which there is reasonably convenient access otherwise than directly from the highway or part to be stopped up,

(c)land the owners and occupiers of which have agreed to the stopping up of the highway or part, and

(d)land which is in the possession of the Secretary of State.

(3)No highway or part of a highway specified in columns (1) and (2) of Part II of the following table shall be stopped up under this paragraph if a new highway is specified in relation to it in column (3) of that Part of the table, by reference to the letters and numbers shown on the deposited plans or by reference to scheduled works, until—

(a)where the new highway is provided in exercise of the powers conferred by this Part of this Act, the later of the date of practical completion and the date on which it is first open for public use, and

(b)where it is not, the date on which it is first open for public use.

(4)Where a new highway specified in column (3) of Part II of the following table is provided in exercise of the powers conferred by this Part of this Act, the date of practical completion of the highway, or the date on which it is first open for public use, shall be taken for the purposes of sub-paragraph (3) above to be what it is taken to be for the purposes of paragraph 11(2) below.

The Table

Highways to be Stopped Up

Part I

Highways to be Stopped Up Without Provision of Substitute

(1)(2)
AreaHighway or part to be stopped up
GREATER LONDON
London Borough of CamdenBattlebridge Road between points E3 and E4 Wellers Court between points F1 and F2 Clarence Passage between points G1 and G2 Stanley Passage between points H1 and H2
London Borough of Barking and DagenhamFootpath 47 between points M4 and M5
COUNTY OF ESSEX
Borough of ThurrockOliver Close between points F4 and F5
COUNTY OF KENT
Borough of Dartford, Parishes of Swanscombe and Greenhithe and SouthfleetAccess road adjoining A2 between points D6, D7 and D8
Borough of Gravesham, Town of GravesendFootpath NU15 between points D3 and D4
Borough of Gravesham, Parish of CobhamOld Watling Street (B395) between points K1 and K2
City of Rochester upon Medway, Parish of CuxtonFootpath RS 205 between points D1 and D2 Footpath RR 27 between points D2 and D3
Borough of Maidstone, Parish of HollingbourneMusket Lane between points A4 and A3
Borough of Maidstone, Parish of HarrietshamFootpath KH275 between points E5 and E3
Borough of Ashford, Parish of CharingFootpath AW47 between points K1 and K2
Borough of Ashford, Town of AshfordGasworks Lane (D4543) between points E1 and E2
Borough of Ashford, Parish of MershamFootpath AE 386 between points C10 and C11
Borough of Ashford, Parish of SmeethFootpath AE 434 between points C3 and C2
District of Shepway, Parishes of Saltwood and StanfordFootpath HE 346 between points A2 and A5 Stone Street between points B1 and B2
District of Shepway, Parish of SaltwoodFootpath HE 279 between points C9 and C10 Sandy Lane (D1752) between points C11 and C8

Part II

Highways to be Stopped Up Only on Provision of Substitute

(1)(2)(3)
AreaHighway or part to be stopped upNew highway to be substituted for it
GREATER LONDON
London Borough of CamdenMidland Road between points B1 and B2Work No. 5B
Pancras Road between points C1, B2 and C2Works Nos. 5B, 5C and 5D
Taxi Road between points D1, D2 and D3Works Nos. 5F and 5F(1)
Cheney Road between points E1, E2 and E3Work No. 5C
Goods Way between points K1 and K5Work No. 5D
Camley Street between points K4 and K6Works Nos. 5A and 5C
York Way between points L1 and L2Work No. 5Q
London Borough of IslingtonRandell’s Road between points A1 and A2Work No. 5Q(1)
London Borough of Barking and DagenhamPooles Lane between points M1 and M2Work No. 22H(1) between its commencement and its junction with Work No. 22H(2), and Work No. 22H(2)
Choats Manor Way between points M3 and M4Work No. 22H(1) between its commencement and its junction with Work No. 8P(3)
Choats Road between points L1 and L2Work No. 8P(3)
Hindmans Way between points L2 and L3Work No. 8P(3)
Chequers Lane between points L4 and L5Works Nos. 8P(3) and 8P(4)
Kent Avenue between points J1 and J2Work No. 8Q
Thames Avenue between points K1 and K2Work No. 8R
London Borough of HaveringCreekside between points C1 and C2Works Nos. 8S and 8T
Lamson Road between points D1 and D3Work No. 8S
COUNTY OF ESSEX
Borough of ThurrockFootpath FP145 between points L1 and L2New footpath between points L1, L3, L4, L5, L6, L7 and L2
Arterial Road, Purfleet between points M1 and M2Work No. 23C(1)
Purfleet Bypass between points M3 and M4Work No. 23C(3)
Tank Lane between points M5 and M6Work No. 23C(5) and Work No. 23C(4) between point M5 and its termination
Botany Way between points M8 and M9Works Nos. 23C(2), 23C(3) and 23C(5)
Footpath 167 between points N1 and N2New footpath between points N1, N3 and N2
Oliver Close (North) between points F1, F2 and F3Work No. 9B
Oliver Road between points G1 and G2Work No. 9C
Burnley Road and Watson Close between points H1, H2 and H3Work No. 9D
A1090 (Tank Hill Road) between points J8 and J2Work No. 23B(1) and new footpath between points J8 and J9
Access road to Purfleet Industrial Park between points J5 and J6Work No. 23B(1) between its commencement and its junction with Work No. 23B(2), and Work No. 23B(2)
COUNTY OF KENT
Borough of Dartford, Parish of Swanscombe and GreenhitheGreen Manor Way between points B1 and B2Works Nos. 10J and 10J(1)
Footpath DS17 between points D1 and D2New footpath between points D1, D3 and D2
Borough of Dartford, Parish of Swanscombe and Greenhithe and Borough of Gravesham, Town of GravesendLower Road between points B3 and B4Work No. 10J
Borough of Dartford, Parishes of Swanscombe and Greenhithe and SouthfleetPark Corner Road and Southfleet Road (B259) between points E1, E2 and E3Works Nos. 10S(2) and 10(T)(6) to 10T(8)
Access road between points F1 and F2Works Nos. 10S(2), 10T(1), 10T(4), 10T(6) and 10T(8)
Borough of Dartford, Parish of SouthfleetSlip road from A2 to Park Corner Road between points C1 and C2Work No. 10T(8)
Footpath DR132 between points B1 and B2New footpath between points B2 and B3
New Barn Road between points A1 and A2Work No. 11F
Hook Green Road between points D1 and D2Work No. 11D
Borough of Dartford, Parishes of Longfield and New Barn and SouthfleetWhitehill Road between points A1 and A2Work No. 11C
Borough of Dartford, Parish of Longfield and New Barn and District of Sevenoaks, Parish of Horton Kirby and South DarenthFootpath DR160 between points B1 and B2New footpath between points B1, B3, B4 and B2
Borough of Gravesham, Town of GravesendManor Way between points B5 and B6Work No. 10J(2)
Footpath NU14 between points A1 and A2New footpath between points A1, A3, A4 and A2
Footpath NU 7A between points B1 and B2New footpath between points B1, B3 and B2
Footpath NU14 between points C1 and C2New footpath between points C1, C3 and C2
Footpath NU16 between points D1 and D2New footpath between points D1 and D5
Bridleway NU24 between points F1 and F2New bridleway between points F1, F5, F6 and F2
Footpath NU23 between points F3 and F4New footpath between points F4 and F2
Downs Road between points G1 and G2Work No. 10P
Access road to Hazells between points H1 and H2Work No. 10Q
Bridleway NU27 between points J1 and J2New bridleway between points J1, J3, J4 and J2
Footpath NU29 between points L1 and L2New footpath between points L1, K3, L3 and L2
Footpath NU9 between points K1 and K2New footpath between points K1 and K3
Borough of Gravesham, Town of Gravesend and Parish of CobhamFootpaths NU18, NS193 and NG15 between points M1 and M4New footpath between points M4 and M5
Borough of Gravesham, Parish of CobhamChurch Road between points A1 and A2Work No. 12C and new footpath between points A3, A4, A5 and A2
Footpaths NG16 and NS175 between points B1 and B3Works Nos. 12C and 12D and new footpath between points B3 and B4
Henhurst Road between points C1 and C2Work No. 12D
Footpath NS177 between points D1 and D2Work No.12D and new footpaths between points D1 and D3 and between points D4 and D2
Access road between points E1, E4 and E2New access roads between points E1, E3 and E2 and between points E3 and E4
Scotland Lane (Byway NS195) between points F1 and F2Works Nos. 12E and 12F
Watling Street (B395) between points G1 and G2Work No. 12F
Access road between points F3 and F4Works Nos. 12E and 12F
Halfpence Lane (C492) and slip road to A2 between points H1 and H3Works Nos. 32B and 32C
Slip road from A2 to Halfpence Lane between points H4 and H2Work No. 32B
Footpath NS179 between points L1 and L2New footpaths between points L3 and L4 and between points L2 and L5
Access road between points M1 and M2Work No. 12L
Borough of Gravesham, Parish of ShorneA2 eastbound slip road between points J3 and J4Work No. 32A
Borough of Gravesham, Parishes of Cobham and ShorneBrewers Road between points J1 and J2Work No. 12H
Access road between points K3 and K2Work No. 12K
Footpath NS180 between points K2 and K4Work No. 12K
Footpath NS161 between points K6, K2, K8 and K5Work No. 12K and new footpath between points L5, K7 and K5
City of Rochester upon Medway, Town of Rochester and Parish of CuxtonFootpath RS203 between points B2 and B3New footpath between points B2, B5, B4 and B3
A228 (Rochester Road) between points C1 and C3Work No. 13A(4) and Work No. 36F between its commencement and its junction with Work No. 13A(4)
M2 westbound entry slip road between points C6 and C7Work No. 13A(2), Work No. 36C between its junction with Work No. 13A(2) and its termination, and Work No. 36E between its junction with Work No. 36C and its termination
M2 westbound exit slip road between points C8 and C7Work No. 13A(3) and Work No. 36E between its junction with Work No. 36C and its termination
M2 eastbound exit slip road between points C9 and C4Works Nos. 13A(1) and 13A(4) and Work No. 36F between its commencement and its junction with Work No. 13A(4)
City of Rochester upon Medway, Town of RochesterBurham Road (D422) between points A1 and A2Work No. 13B
Bridleway RR16 between points E4, E11 and E12Work No. 13C between its junction with Work No. 38F and its termination, Work No. 38F between point E13 and its termination, and new bridleway between points E4 and E13 (having a junction at point E4 with bridleway RR16 as existing, so far as not stopped up under paragraph 3 of Schedule 12 below, or, if so stopped up, with Work No. 38C)
City of Rochester upon Medway, Town of Rochester and Borough of Tonbridge and Malling, Parish of WouldhamBridleway MR11 (Stony Lane) between points A1 and A2Work No. 13C
Bridleway MR12 between points E12 and A1Work No. 13C
Borough of Tonbridge and Malling, Parish of AylesfordByway MR401 between points T1 and T2Work No. 13E
Borough of Maidstone, Parish of BoxleyBoarley Lane (D898) between points A1 and A2Work No. 13G
Footpath KH25 between points B1 and B2New footpath between points B1, B3 and B2
Boxley Road (C97) between points C1 and C2Work No. 13H
Footpath KH15 between points D1 and D2New footpath between points D1, D3 and D2
Borough of Maidstone, Parish of ThurnhamFootpath KH71 between points A1, A2 and A3New footpath between points A1, A4, A5 and A6
Thurnham Lane between points B1 and B2Work No. 14A
Bridleway KH123 between points C1, C2 and C3New bridleway between points C1 and C4
Water Lane between points D1 and D2Work No. 14B
Footpath KH130 between points E1, E4 and E2New footpaths between points E1, E3 and E2 and between points E3 and E4
Bridleway KH134 (Crismill Lane) between points F1 and F2Work No. 14C
Borough of Maidstone, Parishes of Thurnham and HollingbourneFootpath KH141 between points G1 and G2Work No. 14C and new footpath between points G3 and G2
Borough of Maidstone, Parish of HollingbourneFootpath KH132A between points A1 and A2New footpath between points A1 and A3
Footpath KH198 between points C1, C2 and C3New footpath between points C1, C4, C3 and C5
Hospital Road (D971) between points D1 and D2Work No. 14E
Borough of Maidstone, Parish of BroomfieldFootpath KH201 between points A1, A2 and A3Works Nos. 14F and 14G and new footpath between points A1, A4 and A5
Borough of Maidstone, Parishes of Broomfield and HollingbourneGreenway Court Road (D946) between points E1 and E2Works Nos. 14F and 14G
Borough of Maidstone, Parishes of Broomfield and HarrietshamA20 (Ashford Road) between points B1 and B2Work No. 14F
Borough of Maidstone, Parish of HarrietshamFootpath KH343 between points A1 and A5New footpaths between points A1, A2 and A4 and between points A2 and A3
Bridleway between points C1 and C2New bridleway between those points
Footpath KH272 between points E1, E2, E3 and E4New footpaths between points E1, E5 and E4 and between points E1 and E6
Footpath KH272A between points F1, F2 and F3New footpath between points F1, F4 and F5
Access road between points G1 and G2Work No. 14J
Borough of Maidstone, Parish of LenhamFootpath KH416 between points A1 and A2New footpath between points A1 and A3
Sandway Road (C92) between points C1 and C2Work No. 14L
Footpath KH414B between points D1 and D2Work No. 14L and new footpaths between points D3 and D1 and between points D4 and D5
Old Ham Lane (D986) between points E1 and E2Work No. 14M
Footpath KH415 between points F3, F1 and F2New footpath between points F4 and F5
Borough of Maidstone, Parishes of Boughton Malherbe and LenhamLenham Heath Road (C92) between points J1 and J2Work No. 14Q
Lenham Heath Road (C92) between points K1 and K2Work No. 14R
Bowley Lane between points L1 and L2Work No. 14S
Borough of Maidstone, Parish of LenhamAccess road to Water Street Cottage between points M1 and M2Works Nos. 14U and 14V
Hook Street between points P1 and P2Works Nos. 14U and 14V
Footpath KH408A between points Q1, Q2, Q3 and Q4New footpath between points Q1 and Q4
Footpath KH407A between points R1 and R2New footpath between points R1, R3, R4 and R2
Borough of Ashford, Parish of CharingBridleway AW58 between points D1, D2 and C3 and footpath AW17 between points C1 and C3New bridleway and footpath between points D1, C1 and D3
Hurst Lane (D1198) between points E1 and E2Works Nos. 15E and 15F
Newlands Road (D1199) between points F1 and F2Work No. 15F
Footpath AW30 between points G1 and G2New footpath between points G3 and G2
Borough of Ashford, Parishes of Charing and Little ChartLeacon Lane (D1220) between points J1 and J2 and between points J3 and J4Work No. 15H
Borough of Ashford, Parish of CharingFootpath AW44 between points L1 and L2New footpath between points L3, L4 and L2
Footpath AW40 between points M1 and M2New footpath between points M1, M3 and M2
Borough of Ashford, Parishes of Charing, Hothfield and WestwellA20 (Maidstone Road) at West Leacon between points P1 and P2 and between points P3 and P4Works Nos. 15K and 15L
Borough of Ashford, Parish of WestwellWestwell Lane (D1227) between points B1 and B2Work No. 15M
Footpath AW123 between points A1 and A2Work No.15M and new footpath between points A1 and A3
Footpath AW124 between points C1, C2 and C3Works Nos. 15M and 15N and new footpath between points C4 and C5
Footpath AW124 between points E1, E2 and E3New footpath between points E1 and E3
Borough of Ashford, Parishes of Hothfield and WestwellA20 (Maidstone Road) at Yonsea between points F1 and F2Work No. 15P
Borough of Ashford, Parish of HothfieldByway AW173 between points A1, A2 and A3New byway between points A4 and A3
Borough of Ashford, Parish of Hothfield and Town of AshfordGodinton Lane (C154) between points B1 and B2Work No. 15Q
Borough of Ashford, Town of AshfordFootpath AU67 between points A1 and A2New footpath between points A1 and A3
Godinton Road (B2074) between points C1 and C2Works Nos. 16G and 16H
Carlton Road (E1467) between points C4 and C5Work No. 16G
Footpath AU34 between points D1, D2 and D6New footpath between points D1, D3, D4, D5 and D6
Footpath AU37 between points F1 and F2Work No. 16M
Beaver Road (A2070) between points G1 and G2Work No. 16N
Footpath AU52 between points J1 and J2New footpath between points J1, J3, J4, J5 and J2
Boys Hall Road and Canterbury Road (E1466) between points P1 and P2Work No. 16QQ
Footpath AU51 between points Q1 and Q2Work No. 16RR(1) and Work No. 16RR between its junction with Work No. 16RR(1) and point Q2
Crowbridge Road (D4488) between points N1 and N2Work No. 16RR(1) and Work No. 16RR between its commencement and its junction with Work No. 16RR(1)
Borough of Ashford, Parish of SevingtonFootpath AE341 between points A1 and A2New footpath between points A1 and A5
Footpath AE343 between points A2, A7 and A3New footpath between points A5, A6 and A3
Footpath AE342 between points A2 and A4New footpath between points A5 and A8
Highfield Lane between points B5, B4, B6 and B7 and between points B8 and B9Works Nos. 17B, 17C and 17C(1)
Borough of Ashford, Parishes of Sevington and MershamFootpath AE344 between points C1 and C2 and footpath AE364 between points C2, C4 and C5New footpath between points C6, C7, C8, C9, C3 and C5
Borough of Ashford, Parish of MershamChurch Road (C177) between points B1 and B2 and between points B3 and B4Works Nos. 17F and 17G
Footpath AE369 between points D1 and D2New footpath between points D1 and D3
Borough of Ashford, Parishes of Mersham and SmeethFootpath AE373 between points E1 and E2New footpath between points E1, E3 and E2
Borough of Ashford, Parish of SmeethFootpath AE428 between points A1, A2 and A3 and footpath AE430 between points A2 and A4New footpath between points A3, A5, A1 and A4
Station Road (B2069) between points B1 and B2Work No. 17H
Footpath AE435 between points C1 and C8New footpath between points C1, C3, and C4
Footpath AE437 between points C7 and C5New footpath between points C7, C6, C4 and C5
Borough of Ashford, Parish of AldingtonChurch Lane (B1424) between points E1 and E2Work No. 17K
District of Shepway, Parish of SellindgeFootpath HE309 between points A1, A3 and A4New footpath between points A1, A2 and A4
Bridleway HE271A between points C1, C2 and C3New bridleway between points C1 and C4 and new footpath between points C1, C2 and C3
District of Shepway, Parish of StanfordFootpath HE274 between points A1, A2 and A4New footpath between points A1 and A4
District of Shepway, Parishes of Postling, Saltwood and StanfordFootpath HE227 between points B3, C1, C2, C3 and C4Work No.17N and new footpaths between points B3, B4 and C5 and between points C6 and C4
District of Shepway, Parishes of Postling and SaltwoodA20 (Ashford Road) between points B1 and B2Work No. 17Q and new footpath between points B3, B4 and B5
District of Shepway, Parish of SaltwoodFootpath HE294 between points A1 and A2Work No. 18H and new footpath between points A1 and A3
Footpath HE280 between points C1, C2 and C3New footpath between points C4 and C5
Footpath HE349 between points C3, C10, C6 and C7New footpath between points C8, C9 and C7
Bridleway HE350 between points C11 and C12New bridleway between points C12 and C8

2(1)Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, the nominated undertaker may, in connection with the construction of the works authorised by this Part of this Act, stop up any bridleway or footpath, or part of a bridleway or footpath, which is—

(a)within the limits of deviation for the scheduled works or within the limits of land to be acquired or used, and

(b)not specified in columns (1) and (2) of the table in paragraph 1 above.

(2)The power conferred by sub-paragraph (1) above shall not be exercised unless the proposed stopping up has been confirmed by the appropriate Ministers upon application by the nominated undertaker.

(3)The appropriate Ministers shall grant an application under sub-paragraph (2) above if, but only if, they are satisfied—

(a)that an alternative bridleway or footpath has been provided,

(b)that an alternative bridleway or footpath will be provided before the proposed stopping up takes place, or

(c)that the provision of an alternative bridleway or footpath is not required.

(4)Where the appropriate Ministers grant an application under sub-paragraph (2) above, they shall notify the nominated undertaker of the basis on which the application is granted.

(5)Where the basis on which an application under sub-paragraph (2) above is granted is that an alternative bridleway or footpath will be provided, the proposed stopping up shall not take place until the alternative has been provided.

(6)Before making an application under sub-paragraph (2) above, the nominated undertaker shall publish in at least one local newspaper circulating in the relevant area a notice—

(a)specifying—

(i)the bridleway or footpath, or part, proposed to be stopped up,

(ii)what, if any, alternative bridleway or footpath is proposed, and

(iii)if no alternative is proposed, the reasons why,

(b)specifying a place in the relevant area where a map or plan illustrating the proposals may be inspected by any person free of charge at all reasonable hours during a period of 28 days from the date of publication of the notice (“the publication date”),

(c)stating that any person may within that period make representations about confirmation under sub-paragraph (2) above of the proposed stopping up, and

(d)specifying the manner in which such representations may be made.

(7)Not later than the publication date, the nominated undertaker shall—

(a)serve a copy of the notice, together with any map or plan to which it refers, on every local authority whose area includes any of the land on which the bridleway or footpath, or part, proposed to be stopped up is situated, and

(b)cause a copy of the notice to be displayed in a prominent position at the ends of the bridleway or footpath, or part, proposed to be stopped up.

(8)Before granting an application under sub-paragraph (2) above, the appropriate Ministers shall consider any representations made to them in accordance with the nominated undertaker’s notice which have not been withdrawn.

(9)Unless they direct otherwise, the appropriate Ministers' functions in relation to an application under sub-paragraph (2) above shall, instead of being carried out by them, be carried out by a person appointed by them for the purpose.

(10)In sub-paragraph (6) above, references to the relevant area are to the area in which the bridleway or footpath, or part, proposed to be stopped up is situated.

(11)In sub-paragraph (7)(a) above, “local authority” means the council of a county, district, parish or London borough, a joint authority established by Part IV of the [1985 c. 51.] Local Government Act 1985, a housing action trust established under Part III of the [1988 c. 50.] Housing Act 1988 and the parish meeting of a rural parish not having a separate parish council.

(12)In this paragraph, references to the appropriate Ministers are to the Secretary of State for the Environment and the Secretary of State for Transport and, in relation to the carrying out of any functions, are to those Ministers acting jointly.

3(1)On a highway or part of a highway being stopped up under paragraph 1 or 2 above—

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

(b)the Secretary of State may appropriate and use, without making any payment, so much of the site of it as is bounded on both sides by land which he owns.

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

(3)Any dispute as to a person’s entitlement to compensation under sub-paragraph (2) 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.

(4)The Secretary of State shall not be entitled to any mines or minerals under land which he is entitled to appropriate and use under sub-paragraph (1)(b) above, with the exception of minerals necessarily extracted or used in the construction of the undertaking which the nominated undertaker is authorised to carry on by this Part of this Act.

(5)Part III of Schedule 2 to the [1981 c. 67.] Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (regulation of the working of mines or minerals underlying an authorised undertaking) shall apply in relation to the working of any mines or minerals underlying land which the Secretary of State is entitled to appropriate and use under sub-paragraph (1)(b) above with the following modifications—

(a)references to the undertaking shall be construed as references to the undertaking which the nominated undertaker is authorised to carry on by this Part of this Act,

(b)in paragraphs 3 to 5 and 7 to 9, references to the acquiring authority shall be construed as references to the nominated undertaker, and

(c)in paragraph 6, the first of the references to the acquiring authority shall be construed as a reference to the nominated undertaker.

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.

Permanent obstruction

5(1)The powers conferred by paragraph 1 or 4 of Schedule 2 to this Act may be exercised in such a way as to obstruct the highway, but only with the consent of the highway authority, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld.

(2)Any dispute with a highway authority under sub-paragraph (1) above shall, if the parties agree, be referred to arbitration, but shall otherwise be determined by the Secretary of State.

(3)If a highway authority which receives an application for consent under sub-paragraph (1) above fails to notify the applicant of its decision on the application before the end of the period of 28 days beginning with the date on which the application was made, it shall be deemed to have granted it.

Temporary interference

6(1)For the purposes of the works authorised by this Part of this Act, the nominated undertaker may—

(a)temporarily stop up or alter or divert any highway or part of a highway,

(b)for any reasonable time—

(i)divert traffic from, and

(ii)prevent persons passing along,

any highway or part of a highway, and

(c)break up or interfere with any highway or part of a highway (including any sewer, drain or tunnel in it).

(2)The nominated undertaker shall provide reasonable access for pedestrians going to or from premises abutting on a highway affected by the exercise of the powers conferred by this paragraph if there would otherwise be no such access.

(3)It is hereby declared for the avoidance of doubt that there is no need to reinstate a highway or part of a highway in relation to which any of the powers conferred by sub-paragraph (1) above has been exercised where the exercise of the power comes to an end on the exercise, in relation to the highway or part, of the power conferred by paragraph 1(1) or 2(1) above.

Street works

7(1)The nominated undertaker may, for the purposes of the works authorised by this Part of this Act, enter upon any highway within the limits of deviation for the scheduled works or within the limits of land to be acquired or used and—

(a)place apparatus in it,

(b)maintain apparatus in it,

(c)change the position of apparatus in it,

(d)remove apparatus from it, and

(e)execute any works required for, or incidental to, any works authorised by paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d) above.

(2)In this paragraph, “apparatus” has the same meaning as in Part III of the [1991 c. 22.] New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.

8(1)Works to which sub-paragraph (2) below applies shall be treated for the purposes of Part III of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (street works) as major highway works if—

(a)they are of a description mentioned in any of paragraphs (a), (c) to (e), (g) and (h) of section 86(3) of that Act (which defines what highway authority works are major highway works), or

(b)they are works which, had they been executed under the powers of the highway authority, might have been carried out in exercise of the powers conferred by section 64 (dual carriageways and roundabouts) or 184 (vehicle crossings over footways and verges) of the [1980 c. 66.] Highways Act 1980.

(2)This sub-paragraph applies to any works executed under this Part of this Act in relation to a highway which consists of or includes a carriageway, other than those executed under power delegated to a highway authority by an agreement under paragraph 14(2) below.

(3)In Part III of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, references, in relation to major highway works, to the highway authority concerned shall, in relation to works which are major highway works by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above, be construed as references to the nominated undertaker.

Construction

9(1)Where under this Part of this Act the nominated undertaker—

(a)constructs a new highway, or

(b)alters a highway, otherwise than by carrying out street works within the meaning of Part III of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991,

the construction or alteration shall be completed to the reasonable satisfaction of the highway authority.

(2)Where work to which sub-paragraph (1) above applies has been completed to the reasonable satisfaction of a highway authority, it shall certify that fact in writing to the nominated undertaker.

(3)If the nominated undertaker requests a highway authority to issue a certificate under sub-paragraph (2) above and the highway authority does not before the end of the period of 28 days beginning with the date on which the request was made—

(a)issue a certificate under that sub-paragraph, or

(b)notify the nominated undertaker of its decision to refuse to issue such a certificate,

it shall be deemed to have issued such a certificate at the end of that period.

(4)Any dispute with a highway authority under this paragraph shall, if the parties agree, be referred to arbitration, but shall otherwise be determined by the Secretary of State.

10(1)Sub-paragraph (2) below applies where under this Part of this Act the nominated undertaker—

(a)realigns a highway which is constituted by or comprises a carriageway, or

(b)constructs a new highway which is constituted by or comprises a carriageway,

and the highway is one for which a local highway authority is the highway authority.

(2)The realignment, or construction, shall be carried out in accordance with plans, sections and specifications approved by the highway authority at the request of the nominated undertaker, such approval not to be unreasonably withheld.

(3)Any dispute with a highway authority under sub-paragraph (2) above shall, if the parties agree, be referred to arbitration, but shall otherwise be determined by the Secretary of State.

(4)If, on application by the nominated undertaker for the approval of plans, sections or specifications under sub-paragraph (2) above, the highway authority fails to notify the nominated undertaker of its decision on the application before the end of the period of 28 days beginning with the date on which the application was made, it shall be deemed to have approved the plans, sections or specifications as submitted.

Maintenance

11(1)Sub-paragraph (2) below applies where under this Part of this Act the nominated undertaker—

(a)constructs a new highway, or

(b)alters a highway, otherwise than by carrying out street works within the meaning of Part III of the [1991 c. 22.] New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.

(2)Unless otherwise agreed between the nominated undertaker and the highway authority, the new or altered highway shall be maintained by and at the expense of the nominated undertaker for a period of 12 months from the later of—

(a)the date of practical completion, and

(b)the date on which it is first open for public use;

and after the end of that period shall be maintained by and at the expense of the highway authority.

(3)Where in relation to a highway to which sub-paragraph (2) above applies the highway authority is satisfied that the highway is practically complete or is open for public use, it shall, at the request of the nominated undertaker, certify to it in writing the date of practical completion of the highway or, as the case may be, the date on which it was first open for public use.

(4)If the highway authority refuses a request to issue a certificate under sub-paragraph (3) above, or if the nominated undertaker disputes the date given in a certificate under that sub-paragraph, the matter shall, if the parties agree, be referred to arbitration, but shall otherwise be determined by the Secretary of State.

(5)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (2) above, the date of practical completion of a highway, or the date on which it is first open for public use, shall be taken to be—

(a)where the date has been determined under sub-paragraph (4) above, the date so determined, and

(b)where it has not, the date certified under sub-paragraph (3) above.

(6)Sub-paragraph (2) above shall not have effect to impose any obligation in relation to—

(a)the structure of any bridge carrying a highway over, or

(b)the structure of any tunnel carrying a highway under,

any railway of the nominated undertaker.

(7)Nothing in this paragraph shall prejudice the operation of section 87 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.

12Notwithstanding anything in section 46 of the [1845 c. 20.] Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845, as incorporated with this Act, the nominated undertaker shall not be liable to maintain the surface of any highway under or over which the scheduled works shall be constructed, or the immediate approaches to any such highway.

Bridges carrying highways

13Each of sections 116 and 117 of the [1968 c. 73.] Transport Act 1968 (duties as respects bridges carrying highways over railways) shall apply as if the nominated undertaker were one of the boards mentioned in that section.

Agreements with highway authorities etc.

14(1)Where under this Schedule the nominated undertaker is authorised to stop up or interfere with an existing highway or part of an existing highway, it may enter into agreements with the persons having the charge, management or control of the highway concerning the construction (or contribution towards the expense of the construction) of—

(a)any new highway to be provided in substitution,

(b)any alteration of the existing highway, and

(c)any other related matters.

(2)The nominated undertaker may, by agreement with any such persons, delegate to them the power of constructing any such new highway or any such alteration of an existing highway, including any bridge over any railway, and, where the nominated undertaker is responsible for maintaining the new or altered highway (or bridge), the power to maintain it.

Use of subsoil

15The nominated undertaker may enter upon, take and use for the purposes of the works authorised by this Part of this Act so much of the subsoil of any highway within the limits of deviation for the scheduled works or within the limits of land to be acquired or used as shall be required for the purpose of the construction or maintenance of those works, without being required to acquire that subsoil or any interest therein.

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