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Statutory Instruments

1994 No. 331

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES

CHANGES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

The Greater London and Surrey (County and London Borough Boundaries) Order 1994

Made

15th February 1994

Laid before Parliament

23rd February 1994

Coming into force

for the purposes referred to in article 1(2)

1st December 1994

for all other purposes

1st April 1995

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 and Surrey (County and London Borough Boundaries) Order 1994.

(2) This Order shall come into force on 1st December 1994 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 1995.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order—

Transfers between Greater London (Kingston) and Surrey (Elmbridge)

3.—(1) The area which is marked H on map 10 shall cease to form part of the Metropolitan Police District and shall be transferred from Greater London, from Kingston and from the Chessington South ward to—

(a)Surrey;

(b)Elmbridge;

(c)the Claygate ward and the Claygate and Hinchley Wood electoral division; and to

(d)the North and East Surrey petty sessional division and the Surrey coroner’s district.

(2) The areas which are marked B on map 9 and B, C and D on map 11 shall cease to form part of the Metropolitan Police District and shall be transferred from Greater London, from Kingston and from the Surbiton Hill ward to

(a)Surrey;

(b)Elmbridge;

(c)the Long Ditton ward and the Dittons electoral division; and to

(d)the North and East Surrey petty sessional division and the Surrey coroner’s district.

(3) 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 Surrey, from Elmbridge and from the ward named in column 3 to

(a)Greater London;

(b)Kingston;

(c)the ward named in column 4;

(d)the Kingston upon Thames petty sessional area and the Western London coroner’s district; and to

(e)the Metropolitan Police District.

Table

(1)(2)(3)(4)
Area marked—On mapTransferred from Surrey, from Elmbridge, and from the following ward—To Greater London, to Kingston, and to the following ward—
G10ClaygateHook
F10Long DittonHook
A11Long DittonSt. Mark's
A, C and D9Long DittonSurbiton Hill
E9 and 10Long DittonTolworth West

Transfers between Surrey (Epsom) and Greater London (Kingston)

4.—(1) Each area which is marked as shown in column 1 of the following Table on the map indicated in column 2 shall cease to form part of the Metropolitan Police District and shall be transferred from Greater London, from Kingston and from the ward named in column 3 to

(a)Surrey;

(b)Epsom;

(c)the ward and electoral division mentioned in column 4; and to

(d)the North and East Surrey petty sessional division and the Surrey coroner’s district.

Table

(1)(2)(3)(4)
Area marked—On map—Transferred fromGreater London, from Kingston and from the following ward—To Surrey, to Epsom, and to—
E5Chessington North

Ewell Court ward

Epsom and Ewell North electoral division

G, H, K, M, P, R, S, U and W6Chessington North

Ruxley ward

Epsom and Ewell West electoral division

B1 and Z6Chessington SouthRuxley ward

D1

F1, H1, K1 N1, Q1, S1 V1, W1, and A2

6 and 7

7

Epsom and Ewell West electoral division
A and B3Maiden Manor

Cuddington ward

Epsom and Ewell North electoral division

A, C and D5Tolworth East

Cuddington ward

Epsom and Ewell North electoral 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 Surrey, from Epsom and from the ward named in column 3 to

(a)Greater London;

(b)Kingston;

(c)the ward named in column 4;

(d)the Kingston upon Thames petty sessional division and the Western London coroner’s district; and to

(e)the Metropolitan Police District.

Table

(1)(2)(3)(4)
Area marked—On map—Transferred from Surrey, from Epsom, and from the following ward—To Greater London, to Kingston, and to the following ward—
B5CuddingtonTolworth East

F

J, L, N, Q, T, V and X

5 and 6

6

RuxleyChessington North

Y, A1 and C1

E1, G1, J1, L1, M1, P1, R1, T1, U1, X1, Y1, Z1 and B2

6

7

RuxleyChessington South

Transfers between Greater London (Kingston) and Surrey (Mole Valley)

5.—(1) The area which is marked A on map 8 shall cease to form part of the Metropolitan Police District and shall be transferred from Greater London, from Kingston and from the Chessington South ward to

(a)Surrey;

(b)Mole Valley;

(c)the Leatherhead North ward and the Leatherhead and Fetcham East electoral division; and to

(d)the South East Surrey petty sessional division and the Surrey coroner’s district.

(2) The area which is marked B on map 8 shall be transferred from Surrey, from Mole Valley and from the Leatherhead North ward to

(a)Greater London;

(b)Kingston;

(c)the Chessington South ward;

(d)the Kingston upon Thames petty sessional division the Western London coroner’s district; and to

(e)the Metropolitan Police District.

Transfers between Greater London (Sutton) and Surrey (Epsom)

6.—(1) The areas which are marked D and E on map 4 shall cease to form part of the Metropolitan Police District and shall be transferred from Greater London, from Sutton and from the Worcester Park South ward to

(a)Surrey;

(b)Epsom;

(c)the Stoneleigh ward and the Epsom and Ewell North East electoral division; and to

(d)the North and East Surrey petty sessional division and the Surrey coroner’s district.

(2) The area which is marked F on map 4 shall be transferred from Surrey, from Epsom and from the Nonsuch ward to

(a)Greater London;

(b)Sutton;

(c)the Cheam West ward;

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

(e)the Metropolitan Police District.

(3) The areas which are marked A, B and C on map 4 shall be transferred from Surrey, from Epsom and from the Stoneleigh ward to

(a)Greater London;

(b)Sutton;

(c)the Worcester Park South ward;

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

(e)the Metropolitan Police District.

Transfers within Greater London between Kingston and Richmond

7.—(1) The areas which are part of Tudor ward marked A and C on map 12, F, G, K and N on map 13, and the area which is part of Coombe ward marked P on map 14 shall transfer from Kingston to Richmond, to the Ham and Petersham ward and to the Richmond upon Thames petty sessional division.

(2) The areas which are marked B and D on map 12, E, H, J, L and M on map 13 shall be transferred from Richmond and from the Ham and Petersham ward to Kingston, to the Tudor ward and to the Kingston upon Thames petty sessional division.The area marked A on map 15 shall be transferred from Richmond and from the Ham and Petersham ward to Kingston, to Coombe ward and to the Kingston upon Thames petty sessional division.

Transfers within Greater London between Kingston and Sutton

8.—(1) The areas which are marked A on map 1 and A, B and C on map 2 shall be transferred from Kingston, and from the Malden Manor ward to Sutton, to the Worcester Park North ward, and to the Sutton petty sessional division and the Southern London coroner’s district.

(2) The area marked D on map 2 shall be transferred from Sutton, and from the Worcester Park North ward to Kingston, to the Malden Manor ward, to the Kingston upon Thames petty sessional division and the Western London coroner’s district.

Town and country planning

9.—(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.

Application of the Local Government Area Changes Regulations Green Lane Primary School

10.  Notwithstanding the transfer of area A on map 1 from Kingston to Sutton, regulation 62 (Property, liabilities, contracts, etc.notices and proceedings) of the Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976 shall not apply to the Green Lane Primary School or to any part of its site.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Tony Baldry

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of the Environment

15th February 1994

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order makes changes to the boundary between Greater London and Surrey, affecting the London boroughs of Kingston upon Thames and Sutton, and the Surrey districts of Elmbridge, Epsom and Ewell, and Mole Valley. It also makes changes within Greater London to the boundary between the London borough of Kingston upon Thames and the London boroughs of Richmond upon Thames and Sutton. Consequential alterations to local government electoral areas, petty sessional divisions, coroners districts and the Metropolitan Police District are made. No parishes are affected. The transfers effected are described in the Table at the end of this Note, which also gives in approximate terms the total area and population of the areas transferred. The Table is a general guide only to the changes, and the maps mentioned in article 2 should be inspected for full details of all transfers. Any person may inspect the maps at any reasonable time at the office 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

Transfer(s)Description of changes
BETWEEN GREATER LONDON (KINGSTON) AND SURREY (ELMBRIDGE) Article 3Transfer to Kingston of area bounded by Balaclava Road and the railway line to Esher in the south. This transfer has the effect of uniting the Victoria Recreation Ground in Kingston.

Transferred from Kingston— Area: 15 hectares Population: 12

Transferred to Kingston— Area: 50 hectares Population: 178

Transfers to unite Saffron Way, Manderville Drive, Herne Road and Southborough School Sports Grounds in Kingston Realignments—

(a)

to eastern side of A3 road from the vicinity of Southborough School Sports Ground in the north to the vicinity of Barwell Court in the south; and

(b)

to unite Surbiton High School and Beechwood Close in Elmbridge; and

(c)

to eliminate defaced boundaries—

(i)

in Oaks Way; and

(ii)

to the south of Lovelace Road.

BETWEEN GREATER LONDON (KINGSTON) AND SURREY (EPSOM) Article 4

Transferred from Kingston— Area: 2 hectares Population: nil

Transferred to Kingston— Area: 1 hectare Population: nil

Minor realignments—

(a)

in vicinity of the Avenue/Orchard Court/Foresters Court/Purdey Court;

(b)

to follow new centre course of River Hogsmill from a point to the north of Cromwell Road southwards to Moor Lane/Chessington Road; and

(c)

along Moor Lane/Chessington Road.

BETWEEN GREATER LONDON KINGSTON) AND SURREY (MOLE VALLEY) Article 5

Transferred from Kingston— Area: 0.05 hectare Population: nil

Transferred to Kingston— Area: 0.5 hectare Population: nil

Transfer to Kingston of area off Leatherhead Road near the Star Public House Minor realignment near Worlds End.
BETWEEN GREATER LONDON (SUTTON) AND SURREY EPSOM) Article 6

Transferred from Sutton— Area: 3 hectares Population: 100

Transferred to Sutton— Area: 2 hectares Population: 100

Transfer to Epsom of area south of Richlands Avenue (realigning boundary to north side of Avenue) and north end of Gayfere Road and Woodstone Avenue. Realignment of boundary to southern side of Sparrow Farm Road between the Woodstone Avenue junction and London Road.
BETWEEN THE LONDON BOROUGHS OF KINGSTON AND RICHMOND Article 7

Transferred from Kingston— Area: 50 hectares Population: 326

Transferred to Kingston— Area: 4 hectares Population: 370

Transfer to unite Park Road in Kingston.

Transfer to Kingston of Hatch Place and Sopwith Close.

Transfer to unite Beechrow in Kingston.

Transfer to Kingston of Robin Hood Gate Lodge.

Transfer to Richmond of part of Richmond Park south of Coronation Plantation, including Thatchedhouse Lodge.

Realignments—

(a)

to follow rear curtilages of properties in Barnfield Avenue;

(b)

to the south of Parkgate House and allotment gardens and to the rear of properties in Cowper Road and Latchmere Lane;

(c)

to follow the southern perimeter of Cassel Hospital and the front curtilage of even numbers 2 to 8 Dukes Avenue;

(d)

to the junction of Dukes Avenue, Richmond Road and Tudor Drive;

(e)

to follow the northern curtilage of properties in Barnfield Gardens through the Latchmere House Detention Centre and to the rear of properties in Garth Close;

(f)

to the western and southern curtilage of Richmond Park and to the rear of properties in Cowper Road.

FROM KINGSTON TO SUTTON Article 8 Area: 12 hectares Population: 81Transfer to unite Worcester Park Sports Ground in Sutton. Realignment to the rear of footway on the east side of Caverleigh Way near Pembury Avenue.
(2)

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

(3)

199O c.8. definition was amended by the Planning and Compensation Act 1991 (c. 34), Schedule 4, paragraph 34.