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Crossrail Act 2008

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Occupation and use for construction of works

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1(1)The nominated undertaker may, in connection with the construction of the works specified in column (1) of the following table (or any works which are necessary or expedient for the purposes of or in connection with those works)—

(a)enter upon and take possession of the land specified in relation to those works in columns (2) and (3) of that table for such purposes as are so specified in column (4) of that table, and

(b)for such purposes as are so specified—

(i)remove from the land any structure or vegetation, and

(ii)construct on the land temporary works (including the provision of means of access) and structures.

(1)(2)(3)(4)
WorksAreaNumber of land shown on deposited plansPurpose for which temporary possession may be taken
1/3A and 1/3BCity of Westminster217The provision of a working site.
1/3A and 1/3B451The provision of a working site.
1/3A and 1/3B692The provision of a working site.
1/9D30cThe provision of a working site.
1/3A and 1/3BCity of London104a and 104bThe provision of a working site.
1/3A and 1/3B104cThe provision of a working site.
Proposed Whitechapel Station comprised in Works Nos. 1/3A and 1/3BLondon Borough of Tower Hamlets245bThe provision of access for construction.
Any of the works authorised by this ActLondon Borough of Tower Hamlets972 and 976The provision of access and a working site.
Any of the works authorised by this Act753, 774, 775, 788, 789 and 796The provision of access and barge loading facilities.
1/7, 1/33A and 1/33BLondon Borough of Greenwich160, 165 and 170The provision of a working site.
Any of the works authorised by this ActLondon Borough of Bexley83aThe provision of a working site.
The provision of overhead electrification equipment and works to Maidenhead BridgeRoyal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead62 and 72The provision of a working site and access for construction.
3/3ABorough of Slough81The provision of access and a working site.
3/6172 and 173The provision of a working site.
3/7A and 3/7B187The provision of a working site.
The provision and renewal of railway systems and station facilities for operational purposes (Ealing Broadway Station)London Borough of Ealing111The provision of a working site.

(2)Not less than 28 days before entering upon and taking possession of land under this paragraph, the nominated undertaker shall give notice to the owners and occupiers of the land of its intention to do so.

(3)The nominated undertaker may not remain in possession of any land under this paragraph after the end of the period of one year beginning with the date of completion of the works specified in relation to the land in column (1) of the table in sub-paragraph (1) unless the owners of the land agree.

(4)The nominated undertaker shall pay compensation to the owners and occupiers of land of which possession is taken under this paragraph for any loss which they may suffer by reason of the exercise in relation to the land of the power or powers conferred by this paragraph.

(5)Any dispute as to a person’s entitlement to compensation under sub-paragraph (4), or as to the amount of compensation, shall be determined under and in accordance with Part 1 of the Land Compensation Act 1961 (c. 33).

(6)Nothing in this paragraph shall affect any liability to pay compensation under section 10(2) of the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (c. 56), as applied to the acquisition of land under section 6(1), or under any other enactment, otherwise than for loss for which compensation is payable under sub-paragraph (4).

(7)In this paragraph, “structure” includes any erection.

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