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Statutory Instruments

1993 No. 1276

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES

CHANGES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

The Greenwich and Lewisham (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993

Made

12th May 1993

Laid before Parliament

20th 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 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 Greenwich and Lewisham (London Borough Boundaries) 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.—(1) In this Order—

“Greenwich” means the London borough of Greenwich;

“Lewisham” means the London borough of Lewisham;

“the map” means one of the 9 maps prepared by the Department of the Environment, marked “Maps of the Greenwich and Lewisham (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993”, duly numbered for reference, and deposited in accordance with regulation 5 of the Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976; and any reference to a ward is a reference to a ward of the London borough from or to which an area is transferred.

Transfers between Greenwich and Lewisham

3.—(1) Each area which is marked as shown in column 1 of the following Table on the map indicated in column 2 shall be transferred from Greenwich, and from the ward named in column 3 to Lewisham, and to the ward named in column 4.

TABLE

(1)(2)(3)(4)
Area marked—On map—Transferred from Greenwich, and from the following ward—To Lewisham, and to the following ward—
D6BlackheathBlackheath
B9Middle ParkSt. Mildred

A

B

5

6

St. AlfegeBlackheath
A and C8SutcliffeSt. Mildred
A1WestEvelyn
C6VanbrughBlackheath

A

A, B, C & E

A, C & E

2

3

4

WestGrinling Gibbons
F4WestLadywell

(2) Each area which is marked as shown on the following Table on the map indicated in column 2 shall be transferred from Lewisham, and from the ward named in column 3 to Greenwich, and to the ward named in column 4.

TABLE

(1)(2)(3)(4)
Area marked—On map—Transferred from Lewisham and from the following ward—To Greenwich, and to the following ward—

A

B

D

B and D

6

2

3

4

Blackheath

Grinling Gibbons

St. Alfege

West

A and B7St. MargaretSutcliffe
A9St. MildredMiddle Park

C

B and D

7

8

St. MildredSutcliffe

Town and country planning

4.—(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.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment

Robin Squire

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of the Environment

12th May 1993

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order makes changes to the boundary between the London boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham.

The map and table at the end of this Note give a general guide to the areas affected and the changes made.

The table also gives an approximate figure for the total area of land involved (in hectares), and for the population affected.

For full details of the transfers made, the order maps (described in article 2) should be inspected.

Any person may inspect them at any reasonable time at the offices of the council for each London borough affected, and also 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 (S. I. 1976/246, amended by S. I. 1978/247) contain general provisions regarding the effect of orders such as this one.

TABLE

TOTAL AREA AND POPULATION TRANSFERRED (Approximate)

From Greenwich to Lewisham—
Area: 40 hectaresPopulation: 870
From Lewisham to Greenwich—
Area: 10 hectaresPopulation: 2

DESCRIPTION OF CHANGES EFFECTED

1.  Transfer to Lewisham of large dockland area by realignment of boundary to centre of Watergate Street. Area transferred includes Convoys Wharf, Dacca Street, Chester House, Sayes Court, Mulberry Court, Palmer’s Wharf, landing stages and part of the bed of the River Thames.

2.  Transfer to Lewisham of area south of Blackheath Hill and east of Lewisham Road, including Robertson House, Doleman house, Holcroft House, car park, and part of Landale Court.

3.  Transfer to Lewisham of area including part of Elverson Road and related housing development.

4.  At Creek Road, west of Deptford High Street, transfer to Lewisham of Post Sorting Office and Lamerton Street.

5.  Transfer to unite Colfe’s Schools sites and Old Colfeian Playing Fields in Greenwich.

6.  Realignments in the following areas—

(a)at Blackheath, to western side of St. German’s Place;

(b)at No. 193, Woodyates Road;

(c)near Folly Pond, Shooters Hill Road;

(d)at Eltham Road/Woodvale Close and Upwood Road/Old Colfeians Sports Ground;

(e)at Deptford Creek, in vicinity of Skillcentre and Deptford Bridge;

(f)Coldbath Road/Brookmill Road;

(g)north of Dartmouth Hill/Hollyhedge House/Blackheath Vale, to centre of Shooters Hill Road;

(h)east of St. Paul’s Church, Deptford, to centre of Deptford Church Street/Berthon Street;

(i)at junction of Lee Road, Lee High Street and Eltham Road; and

(j)at rear of properties in Horncastle Road.

(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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