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1988 No. 1312

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

The Black Country Development Corporation (Vesting of Land) (General) Order 1988

Made

27th June 1988

Laid before Parliament

1st July 1988

Coming into force

26th July 1988

The Secretary of State for the Environment, being also the appropriate Minister (in the case of land vested in a statutory undertaker mentioned in the Schedule to this Order) for the purposes of section 141(3) of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980(1), in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 141(1) and (3) of that Act and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Black Country Development Corporation (Vesting of Land) (General) Order 1988 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

Interpretation

2.  (1)  In this Order—

“the Corporation” means the Black Country Development Corporation;

“statutory undertakers” does not include any statutory undertakers in relation to whom the Secretary of State for the Environment is not the appropriate Minister;

“urban development area” means the area designated as an urban development area by the Black Country Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 1987(2).

(2) Any reference in this Order to a map followed immediately by a number is a reference to the map so numbered in the set of maps numbered 1 to 33 entitled “Maps referred to in the Black Country Development Corporation (Vesting of Land) (General) Order 1988”, of which prints, signed by an Under Secretary in the Department of the Environment, are deposited and available for inspection at the offices of the Secretary of State for the Environment, the British Waterways Board, the Severn—Trent Water Authority, the councils of the boroughs of Sandwell and Walsall and the Corporation.

(3) Any reference in this Order to a numbered plot is a reference to the plot so numbered and shown bounded externally with a black line and edged internally with a stippled band on a numbered map.

Vesting of land

3.  The land described in the Schedule hereto and now vested in a statutory undertaker or local authority mentioned in the Schedule or in any other local authority or statutory undertakers or other public body or in a subsidiary of any of them, being land within the urban development area, is hereby vested in the Corporation.

Easements and rights in or over land

4.  All existing easements and rights in or over other land within the urban development area which are vested in an authority or body mentioned in article 3 above, and which are annexed or appurtenant to land vested by that article or any part thereof, are hereby vested in the Corporation.

Nicholas Ridley

Secretary of State for the Environment

27th June 1988

Article 3

THE SCHEDULE

PART 1THE BRITISH WATERWAYS BOARD

Plot Number
3Approximately 1.40 hectares of land at Hughes Road, Darlaston, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 3.
4Approximately 0.76 hectares of land at Heathfield Lane West, Darlaston, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 3.
5Approximately 1.42 hectares of land at Bull Lane, Moxley, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 4.
6Approximately 0.10 hectares of land adjacent to Moorcroft Tip, Wednesbury, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 5.
7Approximately 0.07 hectares of land adjacent to Walsall Canal at Patent Shaft, Wednesbury, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 5.
8Approximately 0.02 hectares of land at Patent Shaft, Wednesbury, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 5.
9Approximately 0.38 hectares of land at Ocker Hill, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 6.
10Approximately 1.34 hectares of land at Golds Hill, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 6.
11Approximately 0.76 hectares of land at Toll End, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 6.
12Approximately 0.08 hectares of land adjacent to the Walsall Canal, Great Bridge, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 7.
13Approximately 0.61 hectares of land adjacent to the Birmingham Canal, Tipton Heath, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 8.
15Approximately 0.34 hectares of land at Dudley Road East, Brades Village, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 10.

PART 2THE SEVERN—TRENT WATER AUTHORITY

16Approximately 6.75 hectares of land adjacent to Walsall Road, Shepwell Green, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 11.
17Approximately 0.26 hectares of land at Anson Road, County Bridge, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 12.
19Approximately 0.94 hectares of land,
20Approximately 0.77 hectares of land, each adjacent to Bentley Mill Way, County Bridge, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 14.
21Approximately 2.48 hectares of land at The Lunt, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 15.
22Approximately 0.29 hectares of land adjacent to the River Tame, Wednesbury, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 16.
23Approximately 13.77 hectares of land at Golds Hill, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 17.
24Approximately 2.39 hectares of land at Roway Lane, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 18.

PART 3THE COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF SANDWELL

25Approximately 0.11 hectares of land at Leabrook Road, Ocker Hill, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 19.
26Approximately 0.16 hectares of land at Bayleys Lane, Ocker Hill, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 20.
27Approximately 0.02 hectares of land at Brookhouse Bridge and Toll End Road, Ocker Hill, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 20.
28Approximately 1.20 hectares of land at Golds Hill, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 20.
29Approximately 0.50 hectares of land at Watery Lane, Tipton, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 21.
30Approximately 0.29 hectares of land,
31Approximately 4.25 hectares of land, each at Horseley Heath, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 22.
32Approximately 0.35 hectares of land at Horseley Heath, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 23.
33Approximately 0.08 hectares of land,
34Approximately 0.28 hectares of land,
35Approximately 0.12 hectares of land, each at Dudley Road West, Burnt Tree, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 24.
36Approximately 0.38 hectares of land at Roway Lane, Brades Village, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 25.
37Approximately 0.09 hectares of land at West Bromwich Street and Roway Lane, Brades Village, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 26.
38Approximately 0.23 hectares of land at Fountain Lane and Bromford Road, Oldbury, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 27.
39Approximately 0.38 hectares of land at Brades Road, Brades Village, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 28.
40Approximately 0.09 hectares of land at Dartmouth Road, Smethwick, in the borough of Sandwell, shown on map 29.

PART 4THE COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF WALSALL

41Approximately 0.02 hectares of land at Bentley Road North, County Bridge, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 30.
42Approximately 0.17 hectares of land,
43Approximately 0.004 hectares of land, each at Bentley Mill Way, County Bridge, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 31.
44Approximately 3.26 hectares of land at Darlaston Road, Darlaston, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 31.
45Approximately 0.34 hectares of land adjacent to Burns Road and Moxley Road, Moxley, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 32.
46Approximately 1.81 hectares of land at Hughes Road, Darlaston, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 32.
47Approximately 3.47 hectares of land at Western Way and Bull Lane, Moxley, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 33.
48Approximately 0.02 hectares of land adjacent to Walsall Canal at Bull Lane, Moxley, in the borough of Walsall, shown on map 33.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order vests in the Black Country Development Corporation certain land which is at present vested in the councils of the boroughs of Sandwell and Walsall, the British Waterways Board, the Severn—Trent Water Authority or any other local authority or other body mentioned in section 141(1) of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980, and related easements and similar rights. The land is shown coloured black on the map forming part of this note.

In some instances where the present ownership of the land to be vested is a matter of dispute between two or more of the bodies mentioned in the Schedule to this Order, the description of the land is, to that extent, duplicated in the Schedule.

The land and rights are in the area designated by the Black Country Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 1987, which establishes the Black Country Development Corporation.

(1)

1980 c. 65: as to “appropriate Minister” see section 170(3).

(2)

S.I. 1987/922.

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