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The London—Portsmouth Trunk Road A3 (Ham Barn—Petersfield Section) Order 1987

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Statutory Instruments

1987 No. 1580


The London—Portsmouth Trunk Road A3 (Ham Barn—Petersfield Section) Order 1987


4th September 1987

Coming into force

5th October 1987

The Secretary of State for Transport makes this Order in exercise of powers conferred by sections 10 and 41 of the Highways Act 1980(1) and now vested in him(2), and of all other enabling powers:

1.  The new highway which the Secretary of State proposes to construct along the route described in the Schedule to this Order shall become a trunk road as from the date when this Order comes into force.

2.  The centre line of the new trunk road is indicated by a heavy black line on the deposited plan.

3.  The Secretary of State directs as respects any part of the highway which crosses the route of the new trunk road that—

(a)where the highway is a highway maintainable at the public expense by a local highway authority, the part in question shall be maintained by that authority; and

(b)where the highway is not a highway so maintainable and is not maintainable under a special enactment or by reason of tenure, enclosure or prescription, the Secretary of State shall be under no duty to maintain the part in question,

until, in either case, a date to be specified in a notice given by the Secretary of State to the highway authority for that highway. The date specified will not be later than the date on which the relevant route is opened for the purpose of through traffic.

4.  In this Order:—

all measurements of distance are measured along the route of the relevant highway;

(i) “the deposited plan”

means the plan numbered CSE 206/6B/26/01, marked “The London—Portsmouth Trunk Road A3 (Ham Barn—Petersfield Section) Order 1987” signed by authority of the Secretary of State and deposited at the Department of Transport, Romney House, 43 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3PY.

(ii) “the new trunk road”

means the highway mentioned in article 1 of this Order; and

(iii) “the Trunk Road”

means the London—Portsmouth Trunk Road A3.

5.  This Order shall come into force on 5th October 1987 and may be cited as the London—Portsmouth Trunk Road A3 (Ham Barn—Petersfield Section) Order 1987.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

D. Gruffydd Jones

Regional Director South East Region

Department of Transport

4th September 1987


The route of the new trunk road is a route about 10.73 kilometres in length starting at a point on the western side of Farnham Road (A325) at Ham Barn, about 320 metres north of the Greatham Bridge, and proceeding south-westwards, then generally southwards, to pass to the west of Burgates, West Liss and Liss and north-west of Sheet, before running westwards, then generally southwards, to pass to the north and west of Petersfield to end at a point on the north-western side of the Trunk Road about 465 metres south-west of its junction with Ramsdean Lane, Weston, all in the District of East Hampshire in the County of Hampshire.


S.I. 1981/238.

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