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Statutory Instruments

1993 No. 1443

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES

CHANGES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

The East London Boroughs (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993

Made

27th May 1993

Laid before Parliament

14th June 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) and (5) 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 East London Boroughs (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—

“Barking” means the London borough of Barking and Dagenham, and any reference to Havering, to Newham, or to Redbridge is a reference to the London borough of that name;

“the map” means one or more of the 7 maps prepared by the Department of the Environment, marked “Maps of the East London Boroughs (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(3).

Transfers between Barking and Havering

3.  (1)  The area which is marked B4 on map 1 shall be transferred from Barking, and from the Chadwell Heath ward to Havering, to the Brooklands ward, and to the Havering petty sessional area.

(2) The area which is marked B1 on map 3 shall be transferred from Barking, and from the Heath ward to Havering, to the Oldchurch ward, and to the Havering petty sessional area.

(3) The areas which are marked B3 on map 1 and B2 on map 3 shall be transferred from Havering, and from the Brooklands ward to Barking, to the Chadwell Heath ward, and to the Barking and Dagenham petty sessional area.

(4) The area which is marked B5 on map 1 shall be transferred from Havering, and from the Mawney ward to Barking, to the Marks Gate ward, and to the Barking and Dagenham petty sessional area.

Transfers between Barking and Newham

4.  (1)  The following areas of Barking which are shown on map 4—

(a)the parts of the Abbey ward marked B29 and B30; and

(b)the parts of the Gascoigne ward marked B31, B32 and B33shall be transferred to Newham, and to the Newham petty sessional area. The areas marked B32 and B33 shall additionally be transferred to the South Ward, and those marked B29, B30 and B31 to the Wall End ward.

(2) The following areas of Newham which are shown on map 4—

(a)the part of the Little Ilford ward marked B26;

(b)the parts of the South ward marked B34 and B35; and

(c)the parts of the Wall End ward marked B27 and B28

shall be transferred to Barking. The areas marked B26, B27 and B28 shall additionally be transferred to the Abbey ward, and those marked B34 and B35 to the Gascoigne ward.

Transfers between Barking and Redbridge

5.  (1)  The following areas of Barking—

(a)the parts of the Abbey ward marked B17 to B20 (inclusive) on map 4;

(b)the parts of the Chadwell Heath ward marked B9 on map 2, and B12 and B13 on map 6; and

(c)the part of the Triptons ward marked B14 on maps 6 and 7

shall be transferred to Redbridge, and to the Redbridge petty sessional area. The areas marked B9, B12 and B13 shall additionally be transferred to the Chadwell ward, that marked B14 to the Goodmayes ward, and those marked B17 to B20 (inclusive) to the Loxford ward.

(2) The following areas of Redbridge—

(a)the part of the Aldborough ward marked B6 on map 2;

(b)the parts of the Chadwell ward marked B7 and B8 on map 2, and B10 and B11 on map 6;

(c)the part of the Goodmayes ward marked B15 on map 7;

(d)the parts of the Loxford ward marked B21 to B25 (inclusive) on map 4; and

(e)the part of the Mayfield ward marked B16 on map 5shall be transferred to Barking, and to the Barking and Dagenham petty sessional area.

(3) The areas transferred by paragraph (2) shall additionally be transferred as follows

(i)B6 to the Marks Gate ward;

(ii)B7, B8, B10 and B11 to the Chadwell Heath ward;

(iii)B15 to the new Becontree ward (see article 6);

(iv)B21 to B25 (inclusive) to the Abbey ward; and

(v)B16 to the Longbridge ward.

Creation of new Barking ward of Becontree, and other changes to numbers of borough councillors

6.  (1)  There shall be created a new ward of Barking, to be named Becontree ward, and consisting of the area marked B15 on map 7.

(2) From 1st April 1994 until 9th May 1994, the new ward shall be represented by the persons then holding office as borough councillors for the Triptons ward of Barking; thereafter, it shall be represented by 2 borough councillors.

(3) As from 5th May 1994, the number of councillors representing the Marks Gate ward of Barking shall be increased from 1 to 2.

(4) As from 5th May 1994, the number of councillors representing the Goodmayes ward of Redbridge shall be reduced from 3 to 2.

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(4)).

(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

G. S. K. Young

Minister of State,

Department of the Environment

27th May 1993

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order makes changes to the boundary between the London borough of Barking and Dagenham and the neighbouring London boroughs of Havering, Newham and Redbridge.

A new borough ward named Becontree ward is created in Barking and Dagenham from an area transferred from Redbridge.

Consequential changes are made to other borough wards, and to the boundaries of petty sessional areas.

The map and table at the end of this Note give a general guide to the areas affected, and their size and population.

For full details of transfers, 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 borough affected, and also at the offices of the Secretary of State for the Environment, 2, Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.

The Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976 (S. I. 1976/246, as amended by S. I. 1978/247) contain general provisions regarding the effect of orders such as this one.

TABLE

Transfer(s)Description of changes
Between Barking and Havering (Article 3) Transferred from Barking— Area (hectares): 2 Population: 100Transfer to Barking of area stretching from Collier Row Road to allotment gardens south of Eastern Avenue West. Transferred area includes Sungate Cottages, properties on southern side of Collier Row Road, Wellgate Farm, The Cottage, football ground, Warren Stone and Warren Farm.
Transferred to Barking— Area: 90 Population: 200

Realignments in vicinity of Sylvan Avenue/allotment gardens.

Transfer to Havering of properties in Crow Lane by realignment to centre of railway immediately to the north.

Realignments between London Road and railway line lying to the south, so that boundary follows rear curtilages of properties in Coombe Wood Drive, then line of fence, transferring properties in Salcombe Drive and Coombe Wood Drive to Barking.

Between Barking and Newham (Article 4) Transferred from Barking— Area: 10 Population: 5 Transferred to Barking— Area: 2 Population: Nil

Realignments—

(a)

to eastern side of north Circular Road between Woodgrange Park to Barking railway line in the north and Hand Trough Creek in the south;

(b)

in Barking Road at Wallend; and

(c)

at Hand Trough Creek between the North Circular Road and the River Roding

Between Barking and Redbridge (Article 5) Transferred from Barking— Area: 7 Population: 200

Transfer to unite the Padnall Estate in Barking. Area transferred lies between Billet Road and Eastern Avenue.

Transfer to Barking of large area lying to the north of Longbridge Road, to the south of Mayfield Road, and to the west of Goodmayes Park. It includes Becontree Avenue, Gainsborough Road, Butler Road, Campden Crescent, Lindsey Road and related development.

Transferred to Barking— Area: 120 Population: 9,800

Transfer of Barking Abbey School to Barking.

Realignments

(a)

to more defined boundary in Eastern Avenue/Havering Gardens/Portland Gardens/Chadville Gardens/Blackbush Avenue;

(b)

to unite Nursery Close and Park Villas in Redbridge;

(c)

in Chadwell Heath Lane/High Road/Station Road/Burnside Road;

(d)

in vicinity of River Roding/Victoria Road/Ilford Lane.

(2)

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

(3)

Every London borough is divided into wards for the purposes of the election of borough councillors (sections 6(2)(b) and (c) of the Local Government Act 1972).

(4)

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

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