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Statutory Instruments

1993 No. 1218

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES

CHANGES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

The Essex and Greater London (County and London Borough Boundaries) (No.2) Order 1993

Made

1st May 1993

Laid before Parliament

12th May 1993

Coming into force

for the purposes referred to in article 1(2)

1st December 1993

for all other purposes

1st April 1994

The Secretary of State, in exercise of his powers under sections 51(2) and 67(4) of the Local Government Act 1972(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order which gives effect, with modifications, to proposals submitted to him under sections 47, 48(1) and 51(1) of that Act, more than six weeks before the making of this Order, by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England:

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Essex and Greater London (County and London Borough Boundaries) (No.2) Order 1993.

(2) This Order shall come into force on 1st December 1993 for any purpose set out in regulation 4(1) of the Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976(2).

(3) For all other purposes, this Order shall come into force on 1st April 1994.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order—

“Barking” means the London borough of Barking and Dagenham, and “Havering” means the London borough of Havering;

“district” includes a borough and London borough;

“electoral division” means an electoral division of the county of Essex;

“Essex” means the county of Essex, and any reference to Brentwood, to Epping Forest, or to Thurrock is a reference to that district of that name in that county;

“the map” means one of the 5 maps prepared by the Department of the Environment, marked “Maps of the Essex and Greater London (County and London Borough Boundaries) (No. 2) Order 1993”, and deposited in accordance with regulation 5 of the Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976; any reference to an area as unparished is a reference to that area not forming part of any parish; and

“ward” means a ward of the district from or to which an area is transferred.

Transfers between Essex (Brentwood) and Greater London (Havering)

3.—(1) Each area which is marked as shown in column 1 of the following Table on map 5 shall be transferred from Essex, from Brentwood, and from the ward mentioned in column 2 to—

(a)Greater London;

(b)Havering;

(c)the ward mentioned in column 3; and to

(d)the Havering petty sessional area and the Eastern London coroner’s district; and to

(e)the Metropolitan Police District.

TABLE

(1)(2)(3)
Area marked—Transferred from Essex, from Brentwood, and from the following wardTo Greater London, to Havering, and to the following ward
B, D, G, J, L and NSouth WealdGooshays
SWarleyHarold Wood

(2) Each area which is marked as shown in column 1 of the following Table on map 5 shall be transferred from Greater London, from Havering, and from the ward named in column 2 to—

(a)Essex;

(b)Brentwood;

(c)the ward and electoral division mentioned in column 3; and to

(d)the Brentwood petty sessional division and the Essex No.1 coroner’s district

and shall cease to form part of the Metropolitan Police District.

TABLE

(1)(2)(3)
Area marked—Transferred from Greater London, from Havering, and from the following ward—To Essex, to Brentwood, and to—
A, C, E, F, H, K & MGooshays

South Weald ward

Brentwood Central electoral division

R and THarold Wood

Warley ward

Brentwood South electoral division

UCranham East

Warley ward

Brentwood South electoral division

(3) All areas transferred by this article shall remain unparished.

Transfers between Essex (Epping Forest) and Greater London (Havering)

4.—(1) The areas which are marked A and C on map 2 shall be transferred from Essex, from Epping Forest, and from the parish of Stapleford Abbotts to—

(a)Greater London;

(b)Havering;

(c)the Chase Cross ward;

(d)the Havering petty sessional area and the Eastern London coroner’s district; and to

(e)the Metropolitan Police District.

They shall become unparished.

(2) The areas which are marked B and D on map 2 shall be transferred from Greater London, from Havering, and from the Chase Cross ward to—

(a)Essex;

(b)Epping Forest;

(c)the parish of Stapleford Abbotts;

(d)the Passingford ward and the Ongar electoral division; and to

(e)the Epping and Ongar petty sessional division and the Essex No. 1 coroner’s district

and shall cease to form part of the Metropolitan Police District.

Transfers between Essex (Thurrock) and Greater London (Havering)

5.—(1) The areas which are marked A, C and G on map 4 shall be transferred from Essex, from Thurrock, and from the Aveley ward to—

(a)Greater London;

(b)Havering;

(c)the Rainham ward;

(d)the Havering petty sessional area and the Eastern London coroner’s district; and to

(e)the Metropolitan Police District.

(2) The following areas of Havering

(i)the parts of the Rainham ward marked B, D, E, F, and H on map 4; and

(ii)the part of the Upminster ward marked A on map 3

shall be transferred from Greater London, and from that district to—

(a)Essex;

(b)Thurrock;

(c)the Aveley ward and the Aveley and West Thurrock electoral division; and to

(d)the Thurrock petty sessional division and the Essex No.1 coroner’s district

and shall cease to form part of the Metropolitan Police District.

(3) All areas transferred by this article shall remain unparished.

Transfers within Greater London between Barking and Havering

6.—(1) The areas which are marked B, C, E, G, J and L on map 1 shall be transferred from Barking, and from the Eastbrook ward to Havering, to the Hylands ward, and to the Havering petty sessional area.

(2) The areas which are marked A, D, F, H and K on map 1 shall be transferred from Havering, and from the Hylands ward to Barking, to the Eastbrook ward, and to the Barking petty sessional areas.

Town and country planning

7.—(1) In this article, “provision” means a provision of a development plan (as defined in section 336(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990(3).

(2) Any provision applying to an area transferred by this Order shall continue to apply to that area, notwithstanding the transfer, until replaced by a provision which so applies, and which is expressed to supersede the preserved provision.

Michael Howard

Secretary of State for the Environment

1st May 1993

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order makes mainly small changes to the boundary between Greater London and Essex, affecting the London borough of Havering, and the Essex districts of Brentwood, Epping Forest and Thurrock.

It also transfers areas within Greater London between Havering and the London borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Consequential changes to local government electoral areas, petty sessional divisions and coroner’s districts are made.

The map and table forming part of this note (Pages 4 to 6) give a general guide to the areas affected, and to their size and population.

Prints of the detailed maps (described in article 2) may be inspected at all reasonable times at the offices of the council for each borough or district affected, and additionally at the offices of the Secretary of State for the Environment located in 2, Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.

The Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976 contain general provisions regarding the effect of orders such as this one.

TABLE SUMMARISING CHANGES MADE

Article 3— Areas transferred between Essex and Greater London

Changes made—

1.  Transfer to Brentwood of part of Havering Plain, including parts of Chequers Road and Weald Road.

Brentwood to Havering Total area (in hectares)50 Population-2 Havering to Brentwood Total area-490 Population-140

2.  Transfer to Brentwood of area located to the west of Great Warley, to the north-west of Stonyhills Farm, and to the east of the M25 motorway.

3.  Transfer to Brentwood of large area located to the east of the M25 motorway near its junction with the A127 road, including Codham Hall, Great Warley Hall, and Hale Farm.

Article 4Areas transferred between Essex and Greater LondonAt Stapleford Abbotts, realignments to more defined boundary in area located to the south of Oak Hill Road, and to north and north-west of Hillside Farm.
Epping Forest to Havering Total area-2 Population-Nil Transfers from Havering to Epping Forest Total area-1 Population-3
ArticleAreas transferred between Essex and Greater LondonTransfer to Thurrock of area to the east of the A13 road in the vicinity of Sandy Lane, including Sandy Lane Farm.
Transfers from Thurrock to Havering Total area-6 Population-3Realignment in the vicinity of the A13 road at Moor Hall, the Willows, Wennington Hall Farm and New Farm.
Transfers from Havering to Thurrock Total area-30 Population-3Realignment to eastern edge of Aveley Road between Warwick Lane and the brook on the southern edge of Running Water Wood.
Article 6-Areas transferred within Greater London between Barking and HaveringRealignment of boundary to the centre of the River Rom in area south of Rush Green Road.
Transfers from Barking to Havering Total area-1 Population-Nil
Transfer from Havering to Barking Total area-1 Population-Nil

The Essex and Greater London (County and London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993 (S. I. 1993 No. 1141) which also comes fully into force on 1st April 1994, makes small adjustments to the boundary between—

(i)Essex (Epping Forest) and Greater London (London borough of Enfield); and

(ii)within Greater London, between the London borough of Waltham Forest and its neighbouring London boroughs of Enfield, Hackney and Haringey.

(2)

S.I. 1976/246, amended by S.I. 1978/247.

(3)

1990 c. 8. This definition was amended by the Planning and Compensation Act 1991 (c. 34), Schedule 4, paragraph 34.

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