Statutory Instruments

1993 No. 400

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES

CHANGES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

The Greater London, Kent and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1993

Made

26th February 1993

Laid before Parliament

5th March 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 Greater London, Kent and Surrey (County 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.  In this Order—

“Bexley” means the London borough of Bexley, and “Bromley” means the London borough of Bromley;

“district” includes a borough and a London borough;

“electoral division” means an electoral division of the county to which an area is transferred;

“Kent” means the county of Kent, and “Sevenoaks” means the Kent district of Sevenoaks;

“the map” means one of the 12 maps prepared by the Department of the Environment, marked “Maps of the Greater London, Kent and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1993”, and deposited in accordance with regulation 5 of the Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976;

“Surrey” means the county of Surrey, and “Tandridge” means the Surrey district of Tandridge;

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 Greater London (Bexley and Bromley) and Kent (Sevenoaks)

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 Greater London, and from the district and the ward named in column 3 to—

(a)Kent;

(b)Sevenoaks;

(c)the parish, ward, electoral division and petty sessional division mentioned in column 4; and to

(d)the West Kent coroner’s district—

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

TABLE

(1)(2)(3)(4)
Area markedOn map—From London, and from the following borough (in bold) and ward—To Kent, to Sevenoaks and to—
C116Bexley Cray

Parish of Swanley

Swanley White Oak ward

Swanley electoral division

Dartford petty sessional division

C44Bromley Biggin Hill

Parish of Westerham

Westerham and Crockham Hill ward

Sevenoaks West electoral division

Sevenoaks petty sessional division

C166Bromley Chelsfield and Goddington

Parish of Crockenhill

Crockenhill ward

Darent Valley electoral division

Dartford petty sessional division

C239Bromley Chelsfield and Goddington

Parish of Shoreham

Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount ward

Sevenoaks West electoral division

Sevenoaks petty sessional division

C17

C19

6

8

Bromley Chelsfield and Goddington

Parish of Shoreham

Shoreham ward

Sevenoaks North electoral division

Sevenoaks petty sessional division

C105Bromley Darwin

Parish of Brasted

Brasted ward

Sevenoaks West electoral division

Sevenoaks petty sessional division

C18, C20, C21 & C22, C29, C30 & C31

7

9

12

Bromley Darwin

Parish of Halstead

Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount ward

Sevenoaks West electoral division

Sevenoaks petty sessional division

C5, C6, C7, C8 & C9

4

5

Bromley Darwin

Parish of Westerham

Westerham and Crockham Hill ward

Sevenoaks West electoral division

Sevenoaks petty sessional division

C14 & C156Bromley St. Mary Cray

Parish of Crockenhill

Crockenhill ward

Darent Valley electoral division

Dartford petty sessional division

C136Bromley St. Paul’s Cray

Parish of Crockenhill

Crockenhill ward

Darent Valley electoral division

Dartford petty sessional division

C126Bromley St. Paul’s Cray

Parish of Swanley

Swanley St. Mary’s ward

Swanley electoral division

Dartford petty sessional division

(2) 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 Kent, from Sevenoaks and from the parish named in column 3 to—

(a)Greater London;

(b)Bromley;

(c)the ward mentioned in column 4;

(d)the Bromley petty sessional division and Southern London coroner’s district; and to

(e)the Metropolitan Police District—

and shall become unparished.

TABLE

(1)(2)(3)(4)
Area markedOn map—Transferred from Kent, from Sevenoaks, and from the parish of—To Greater London, to Bromley and to the following ward—
B139HalsteadChelsfield and Goddington
B20, B21 & B2212HalsteadDarwin
B149ShorehamChelsfield and Goddington
B126SwanleySt. Paul’s Cray
B94WesterhamBiggin Hill
B10 & B115WesterhamDarwin

Transfers between Greater London(Bromley) and Surrey(Tandridge)

4.—(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 Greater London, from Bromley, and from the Biggin Hill ward to—

(a)Surrey;

(b)Tandridge;

(c)the parish mentioned in column 3;

(d)the Chelsham and Farleigh, Tatsfield and Titsey ward and the Warlingham electoral division; and to

(e)the Godstone petty sessional division and the Surrey coroner’s district—

and shall cease to form part of the Metropolitan Police District

TABLE

(1)(2)(3)
Area markedOn map—Transferred to parish of—
C11Chelsham and Farleigh
C2 & C282Titsey
C3, C24, C25 & C26, C27

3 }

10 }

11 }

Tatsfield

(2) The following areas—

(a)the parts of the parish of Chelsham and Farleigh marked B1 and B2 on map 1, and B3 and B4 on map 2;

(b)the parts of the parish of Titsey marked B5, B6 and B7 on map 2, and B8 on map 3; and

(c)the parts of the parish of Tatsfield marked B15, B16, B17 and B18 on map 10, and B19 on map 11—

shall be transferred from Surrey and Tandridge to Greater London, to Bromley, to the Biggin Hill ward, to the Bromley petty sessional division and the Southern London coroner’s district, and to the Metropolitan Police District, becoming unparished.

Town and country planning

5.—(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

26th February 1993

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order transfers areas between Greater London and the counties of Kent and Surrey, affecting the boundaries of the London borough of Bromley, of the Kent district of Sevenoaks, and of the Surrey district of Tandridge. Consequential changes are made to the boundaries of parishes, unparished areas, local government electoral areas, petty sessional divisions and coroners' districts, and also to those of the Metropolitan Police District.

The map and table forming part of this note (Pages 5 and 6) give a general guide to the changes made, and the table contains approximate figures for the total areas of land and for the population affected by each article of the Order.

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

Transfers betweenBrief description of main changes—
Greater London (Bromley and Bexley) and Kent (Sevenoaks) Article 3 Total area: 250 hectares Population: 180

Realignment of boundary in the vicinity of Rag Hill and Hawley’s Corner.

Transfer to Kent of area east of Rushmore Hill, Hillside Farm and Rushmore Hill Cottage.

Transfer to Kent of area west of Daltons Road, in the vicinity of Jubilee Road, Skeet Hill Farm and The Gables.

Transfer to Kent of area including parts of Stones Cross Road and Cray Road, Tile Kilns Wood, Hook Spring and Marwood House.

Minor realignments in the vicinity of Stonehouse Road, Sevenoaks Road and Turnpike Drive.

Greater London (Bromley) and Surrey (Tandridge) Article 4 Total area: 10 hectares Population: 10

Realignment of boundary in the vicinity of the Roman road at Mollards Wood and Cherry Tree Shaw.

Transfer to Surrey of area including Waylands, Waylands Farm, Furze Corner and Glengarry.

Realignments in the vicinity of Ricketts Hill Road and the Grove.

(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.