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The Midland Metro (Birmingham City Centre Extension, etc.) Order 2005

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SCHEDULES

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1SCHEDULED WORKS

In the City of Birmingham—

  • Work No. 1—A tramroad (541 metres in length) commencing by a junction with the existing tramway authorised by the 1989 Act, at a point 25 metres north-west of Henrietta Street, passing south-eastwards on the existing Snow Hill viaduct over Henrietta Street, Water Street, the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal and Lionel Street, then passing over Great Charles Street Queensway, then on an intended viaduct over land adjoining Snow Hill Station and terminating at a point on the west side of Colmore Circus Queensway at a point 40 metres south of the junction of that road and Snow Hill Queensway. Work No. 1 includes the reconstruction of the bridge over the northbound carriageway of Great Charles Street Queensway, the construction of a bridge over the southbound carriageway of Great Charles Street Queensway and the said viaduct over land adjoining Snow Hill Station, and the construction of a bridge over Work No. 1B.

  • Work No. 1A—A pedestrian access commencing at a point in Livery Street 45 metres south-east of its junction with Lionel Street and terminating at a point 30 metres west of the junction of Great Charles Street Queensway (northbound) and St Chad’s Circus Queensway.

  • Work No. 1B—A road forming an access to the premises and the existing car park adjacent to Snow Hill Station, commencing in that car park at a point 40 metres west of the junction of Snow Hill Queensway and St Chad’s Circus Queensway and terminating at a point 65 metres south of the junction of Snow Hill Queensway and Colmore Circus Queensway.

  • Work No. 2—A street tramway (2,754 metres in length, double line) commencing by a junction with Work No. 1 at its termination, passing south-eastwards along Colmore Circus Queensway and Bull Street, south-westwards along Corporation Street and Stephenson Place, then westwards along Stephenson Street and Pinfold Street, south-westwards along Paradise Street, over Suffolk Street Queensway and along Paradise Circus Queensway (to be widened), south-westwards along Broad Street, over the Birmingham Canal, under Five Ways roundabout and along Hagley Road and terminating on the southern side of Hagley Road at a point 165 metres east of its junction with Highfield Road. Work No. 2 includes the widening of Paradise Circus Queensway (including a new bridge over Suffolk Street Queensway) and the regrading of Ethel Street at its junction with Stephenson Street.

  • Work No. 2A—Alteration of Suffolk Street Queensway on-slip road between its junction with Brunel Street and its junction with Paradise Circus Queensway.

  • Work No. 2B—Alteration of Suffolk Street Queensway off-slip road (including provision of a new nearside lane) between a point 15 metres north-west of its junction with Holliday Street and its junction with Paradise Circus Queensway.

  • Work No. 2C—Alteration of the junction of Ryland Street and Broad Street commencing at a point in Ryland Street 30 metres north-west of that junction and terminating at a point in Broad Street 40 metres south-west of that junction.

Articles 25 and 28

SCHEDULE 2ACQUISITION OF LAND, ETC. OUTSIDE LIMITS OF DEVIATION

PART 1ACQUISITION OF LAND

(1)(2)
Number of land shown on land plansPurposes for which land to be acquired
533Hard landscaping.
535Provision of gate; discontinuance of disused exit.
542 to 544Discontinuance and infilling of the steps and ramp to Paradise Subway and provision of new pedestrian access.
545 and 546Installation and maintenance of overhead power apparatus and supports; access for construction and maintenance of authorised works.
547, 548 and 551 to 553Re-siting and maintenance of utility apparatus; hard landscaping.
556Installation and maintenance of overhead power apparatus and supports; hard landscaping.
559 and 560Re-siting and maintenance of utility apparatus; hard landscaping.
577Re-siting and maintenance of utility apparatus; hard landscaping.
579Re-siting and maintenance of utility apparatus; hard landscaping.
581 to 584Works associated with closure of pedestrian subway.
585Hard landscaping and alteration of access road.
586Closure of access.
587 to 589Closure of access and alterations to internal layout of car park.
590Installation of traffic signal apparatus for pedestrian crossing.
596Provision of a pedestrian walkway.
601 to 603Relocation of statue; landscaping; installation and maintenance of overhead power apparatus and supports.

PART 2ACQUISITION OF RIGHTS ONLY

(1)(2)
Number of land shown on land plansPurposes for which rights may be acquired
508Access for construction and maintenance of authorised works.
510Installation and maintenance of screen on access ramp to Pallasades Shopping Centre; closure of public toilets below ramp; re-siting and maintenance of utility apparatus; installation and maintenance of apparatus for authorised tramway.
513 to 529Installation and maintenance of screen on colonnade (upper level) of Pallasades Shopping Centre; re-siting and maintenance of utility apparatus; installation and maintenance of apparatus for authorised tramway.
530Access for installation and maintenance of screen on colonnade (upper level) of Pallasades Shopping Centre.
561Access for alteration and maintenance of adjacent bridge.

Article 9

SCHEDULE 3STREETS SUBJECT TO ALTERATION OF LAYOUT

(1)(2)
Street subject to alteration of layoutDescription of alteration
Snow Hill Queensway/Colmore Circus Queensway/Colmore RowKerbline to be realigned between points A1 and A2.
Snow Hill Queensway/Colmore Circus QueenswayKerbline to be realigned between points A3 and A4.
Colmore Circus QueenswayKerbline to be realigned between points A5 and A6.
Colmore Circus Queensway/Colmore RowKerbline to be realigned between points A7 and A8.
Snow Hill QueenswayKerbline to be realigned between points A9, A9a and A10 (central reserve).
Colmore RowKerbline to be realigned between points A11, A11a and A12 (central reserve).
Priory Queensway/Corporation Street

Kerbline to be formed between points B1 and B2 and closure between those points of vehicular access from Priory Queensway and Corporation Street.

Kerbline to be realigned between points B3 and B4.

Corporation Street/Bull Street

Kerbline to be formed between points B5 and B6 and closure of vehicular access between those points.

Kerbline to be realigned between points B7 and B8.

Stephenson PlaceKerbline to be realigned between points B9 and B10.
Stephenson Street/Navigation StreetKerbline to be realigned between points B11 and B12.
Stephenson Street/Stephenson PlaceKerbline to be realigned between points B13 and B19.
Stephenson StreetKerbline to be formed between points B19 and B20.
Stephenson Street/Pinfold StreetKerbline to be realigned between points B20 and C2.
Hill Street/Navigation StreetKerbline to be realigned between points B14 and B15.
Navigation Street/Stephenson Street/Pinfold StreetKerbline to be realigned between points B16 and B17.
Navigation Street/Pinfold StreetKerbline to be realigned between points B18 and C1.
Pinfold StreetKerbline to be realigned between points C3 and C4.
Hill Street/Paradise StreetVehicular access to be closed and kerbline to be formed between points C5, C6, C7 and C8.
Paradise Street/Paradise Circus QueenswayKerblines to be realigned between points C9 and C10.
Paradise Circus Queensway

Kerblines to be realigned between points:—

C11 and C12

C13 and C14.

Suffolk Street Queensway/Paradise Circus Queensway/Broad StreetFootways to be realigned between points C15 and C23.
Broad Street

Kerblines to be realigned between points:—

C18 and C19

C23 and C24

C25 and D1.

Paradise Circus Queensway

Pedestrian subway to be closed between points U and V.

Pedestrian subway to be extended between points W and X.

Bridge StreetVehicular access to be closed and kerbline to be formed between points C20, C21 and C22.
Broad Street

Kerblines to be realigned between points:—

D3 and D4

D5 and D6

D25, D25a and D26

D27, D27a and D28 (central reserve)

D29, D29a and D30

D32 and D33

D34 and D35

D36 and D37

D38 and D39

D40 and D41.

Broad Street/Bishopsgate StreetKerblines to be realigned between points D7 and D18 and points D19 and D20.
Broad Street/Sheepcote Street/unnamed streetKerbline to be realigned between points D11 and D14.
Sheepcote Street/Broad StreetKerbline to be realigned between points D15 and D24.
Hagley Road

Kerblines to be realigned between points:—

E1, E1a and E2 (central reserve)

E5 and E6

E9 and E10

E11 and E12

E13 and E14

E15 and E16

E17 and E18

E19 and E20

E21 and E22

E29 and E30.

Footway to be realigned between points:—

E25 and E26

E27 and E28

E28 and E16.

Pedestrian subway to be closed between points S and T.

Kerblines to be formed between points:—

E3 and E4 (central reserve)

E7, E7a and E8 (central reserve)

E12 and E13

E14 and E29

E30 and E15.

Islington Row Middleway

Kerblines to be formed or realigned between points:—

F1 and F2 (central reserve)

F4 and F5

F4 and F6

F7 and F9

F8 and F9

F10 and F11

F12 and F13

F14, F14a and F15 (central reserve)

F16 (central reserve) and F17

F18 and F19.

Kerblines to be formed between points:—

F2 and F3 (central reserve)

F5 and F6

F7 and F8

F16 and F19

F17 and F18.

Article 28

SCHEDULE 4MODIFICATION OF COMPENSATION AND COMPULSORY PURCHASE ENACTMENTS FOR CREATION OF NEW RIGHTS

Compensation enactments

1.  The enactments for the time being in force with respect to compensation for the compulsory purchase of land shall apply with the necessary modifications as respects compensation in the case of a compulsory acquisition under this Order of a right by the creation of a new right as they apply as respects compensation on the compulsory purchase of land and interests in land.

2.  (1)  Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 1, the Land Compensation Act 1973(1) shall have effect subject to the modifications set out in sub-paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) In section 44(1) (compensation for injurious affection), as it applies to compensation for injurious affection under section 7 of the 1965 Act as substituted by paragraph 4—

(a)for the words “land is acquired or taken” there shall be substituted the words “a right over land is purchased”, and

(b)for the words “acquired or taken from him” there shall be substituted the words “over which the right is exercisable”.

(3) In section 58(1) (determination of material detriment where part of house etc. proposed for compulsory acquisition), as it applies to determinations under section 8 of the 1965 Act as substituted by paragraph 5—

(a)for the word “part” in paragraphs (a) and (b) there shall be substituted the words “a right over land consisting”,

(b)for the word “severance” there shall be substituted the words “right over the whole of the house, building or manufactory or of the house and the park or garden”,

(c)for the words “part proposed” there shall be substituted the words “right proposed”, and

(d)for the words “part is” there shall be substituted the words “right is”.

Adaptation of the 1965 Act

3.  (1)  The 1965 Act shall have effect with the modifications necessary to make it apply to the compulsory acquisition under this Order of a right by the creation of a new right as it applies to the compulsory acquisition under this Order of land, so that, in appropriate contexts, references in that Act to land are read (according to the requirements of the particular context) as referring to, or as including references to—

(a)the right acquired or to be acquired, or

(b)the land over which the right is or is to be exercisable.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of sub-paragraph (1), Part I of the 1965 Act shall apply in relation to the compulsory acquisition under this Order of a right by the creation of a new right with the modifications specified in the following provisions of this Schedule.

4.  For section 7 of the 1965 Act (measure of compensation) there shall be substituted the following section—

7. In assessing the compensation to be paid by the acquiring authority under this Act regard shall be had not only to the extent (if any) to which the value of the land over which the right is to be acquired is depreciated by the acquisition of the right but also to the damage (if any) to be sustained by the owner of the land by reason of its severance from other land of his, or injuriously affecting that other land by the exercise of the powers conferred by this or the special Act.

5.  For section 8 of the 1965 Act (provisions as to divided land) there shall be substituted the following—

8.  (1)  Where, in consequence of the service on a person under section 5 of this Act of a notice to treat in respect of a right over land consisting of a house, building or manufactory or of a park or garden belonging to a house (“the relevant land”)—

(a)a question of disputed compensation in respect of the purchase of the right would, apart from this section, fall to be determined by the Land Tribunal (“the tribunal”); and

(b)before the tribunal has determined that question the person satisfies the tribunal that he has an interest which he is able and willing to sell in the whole of the relevant land and—

(i)where that land consists of a house, building or manufactory, that the right cannot be purchased without material detriment to that land, or

(ii)where that land consists of such a park or garden, that the right cannot be purchased without seriously affecting the amenity or convenience of the house to which that land belongs,

the Midland Metro (Birmingham City Centre Extension, etc.) Order 2005 (“the Order”) shall, in relation to that person, cease to authorise the purchase of the right and be deemed to authorise the purchase of that person’s interest in the whole of the relevant land including, where the land consists of such a park or garden, the house to which it belongs, and the notice shall be deemed to have been served in respect of that interest on such date as the tribunal directs.

(2) Any question as to the extent of the land in which the Order is deemed to authorise the purchase of an interest by virtue of subsection (1) of this section shall be determined by the tribunal.

(3) Where, in consequence of a determination of the tribunal that it is satisfied as mentioned in subsection (1) of this section, the Order is deemed by virtue of that subsection to authorise the purchase of an interest of land, the acquiring authority may, at any time within the period of six weeks beginning with the date of the determination, withdraw the notice to treat in consequence of which the determination was made; but nothing in this subsection prejudices any other power of the authority to withdraw the notice.

6.  The following provisions of the 1965 Act (which state the effect of a deed poll executed in various circumstances where there is no conveyance by persons with interests in the land), that is to say—

(a)section 9(4) (failure by owners to convey),

(b)paragraph 10(3) of Schedule 1 (owners under incapacity),

(c)paragraph 2(3) of Schedule 2 (absent and untraced owners), and

(d)paragraphs 2(3) and 7(2) of Schedule 4 (common land),

shall be modified as to secure that, as against persons with interests in the land which are expressed to be overridden by the deed, the right which is to be compulsorily acquired is vested absolutely in the acquiring authority.

7.  Section 11 of the 1965 Act (powers of entry) shall be so modified as to secure that, as from the date on which the acquiring authority have served notice to treat in respect of any right, they have power, exercisable in like circumstances and subject to the like conditions, to enter for the purpose of exercising that right (which shall be deemed for this purpose to have been created on the date of service of the notice); and sections 12 (penalty for unauthorised entry) and 13 (entry on warrant in the event of obstruction) of the 1965 Act shall be modified correspondingly.

8.  Section 20 of the 1965 Act (protection for interests of tenants at will etc.) shall apply with the modifications necessary to secure that persons with such interests in land as are mentioned in that section are compensated in a manner corresponding to that in which they would be compensated on a compulsory acquisition under this Order of that land, but taking into account only the extent (if any) of such interference with such an interest as is actually caused, or likely to be caused, by the exercise of the right in question.

9.  Section 22 of the 1965 Act (protection of acquiring authority’s possession where by inadvertence an estate, right or interest has not been got in) shall be so modified as to enable the acquiring authority, in circumstances corresponding to those referred to in that section, to continue to be entitled to exercise the right acquired, subject to compliance with that section as respects compensation.

Article 30

SCHEDULE 5LAND OF WHICH TEMPORARY POSSESSION MAY BE TAKEN

(1)(2)(3)
Number of land shown on land plansPurposes for which temporary possession may be takenAuthorised work
501 to 504Construction access.Work No. 1
499Working site and construction compound.The authorised works.
500Working site and construction compound.The authorised works.
573Working site and construction compound.The authorised works.
574Working site and construction compound.The authorised works.
575Working site and construction compound.The authorised works.
595Working site and construction compound.The authorised works.
605Working site and construction compoundThe authorised works.

Article 43

SCHEDULE 6TRAFFIC REGULATION

PART 1PROHIBITION OR RESTRICTION OF WAITING AND LOADING/UNLOADING

Table ANo waiting at any time except for loading or unloading a vehicle

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Sheepcote StreetBoth sides from its junction with Broad Street to its junction with Essington Street.
Unnamed street (south-west side of Novotel hotel) lying between Sheepcote Street and Broad StreetBoth sides for the whole length.

Table BNo waiting, loading or unloading at any time

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Colmore Circus Queensway (south-western section)Both sides as proposed to be realigned from its junction with Snow Hill Queensway in a south-easterly direction to its junction with Bull Street.
Stephenson PlaceBoth sides from its junction with New Street to its junction with Stephenson Street.
Pinfold StreetBoth sides from its junction with Stephenson Street to its junction with New Street.
Victoria SquareOn or adjacent to the proposed tramway alignment from the north-western end of Pinfold Street to the north-eastern end of Paradise Street.
Paradise StreetBoth sides from its junction with Victoria Square to its junction with Paradise Circus Queensway.
Paradise Circus QueenswayOn or adjacent to the proposed tramway from its junction with Paradise Street to its junction with Broad Street.
Five Ways UnderpassBoth sides of eastbound and westbound carriageways for the whole length.
Hagley RoadBoth sides from its junction with Five Ways roundabout to a point 60 metres west of the western kerbline of Francis Road.

Table CNo waiting, loading or unloading at any time except within designated loading bays specified in Tables F and G below and to the extent so specified

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Bull StreetBoth sides from its junction with Colmore Circus Queensway to its junction with Corporation Street.
Corporation StreetBoth sides from its junction with Bull Street to its junction with New Street.
Broad StreetBoth sides from its junction with Paradise Circus Queensway to its junction with Five Ways roundabout.

Table DNo waiting at any time except within designated taxi bay specified in Table H below and to the extent so specified and no loading or unloading at any time

(1)(2)
StreetLocation
Stephenson StreetBoth sides from its junction with Stephenson Place to its junction with Pinfold Street.

Table E24 Hour loading bay: no waiting at any time except for loading and unloading a vehicle

(1)(2)
StreetLocation
Lower Temple StreetIn the centre of Lower Temple Street, from a point 9 metres north of the northern kerbline of Stephenson Street for a length of 24 metres in a northerly direction.
Bull StreetOn the north-eastern side from a point 10 metres north-west of the southern corner of the building comprising Temple Court for a length of 10 metres in a north-westerly direction.

Table FLoading bay: no waiting at any time except for loading or unloading a vehicle before 10.00 am and after 6.00 pm

(1)(2)
StreetLocation
Corporation StreetOn the north-western side from the party wall of Nos. 13 and 15 Corporation Street for a length of 30 metres in a north-easterly direction.
Ethel StreetIn the centre of Ethel Street from a point 13 metres north of the northern kerbline of Stephenson Street for a length of 24 metres in a northerly direction.

Table GLoading bay: no waiting at any time except for loading and unloading a vehicle from 10.00 am to 12.00 midday and from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

(1)(2)
StreetLocation
Broad StreetOn the north-western side, from a point 2 metres north-east of the north-eastern kerbline of Sheepcote Street (at its junction with Broad Street) for a length of 34 metres in a north-easterly direction.

Table HTaxi bay: no waiting at any time except for picking up or setting down of passengers travelling by hackney carriage

(1)(2)
StreetLocation
Stephenson StreetOn the northern side, from a point 44 metres east of the western kerbline of Lower Temple Street for a length of 8 metres in an easterly direction.

PART 2DIRECTION OF TRAFFIC

Table IOne-way except for pedal cycles and tramcars

(1)(2)
StreetPermitted movement
Bull StreetNorth-west bound traffic only from its junction with Corporation Street to its junction with Temple Row.
Corporation StreetNorth-east bound traffic only from its junction with New Street to its junction with Bull Street.
Stephenson PlaceNorth-east bound traffic only from its junction with Stephenson Street to its junction with New Street.
Stephenson StreetNorth-west bound traffic only from its junction with Navigation Street to its junction with Pinfold Street.

Table JOne-way with contra-flow for pedal cycles

(1)(2)
StreetPermitted movement
Hill StreetSouth-east bound traffic only from its junction with Swallow Street to its junction with Navigation Street.

Table KOne-way except for tramcars

(1)(2)
StreetPermitted movement
Pinfold StreetSouth-east bound traffic only from its junction with Stephenson Street to its junction with Navigation Street.

Table LPrescribed left turn only

(1)(2)
StreetPermitted movement
Bath RowLeft turn only for south-west bound traffic at its junction with Islington Row.
Temple RowLeft turn only for north-east bound traffic into Bull Street.
Corporation StreetLeft turn only for north-east bound traffic into Bull Street.
Bishopgate StreetLeft turn only for north-west bound traffic into Broad Street.
Unnamed street (south-west side of Novotel hotel) between Sheepcote Street and Broad Street.Left turn only for south-east bound traffic into Broad Street.
Granville StreetLeft turn only for north-west bound traffic into Broad Street.

Table MNo left turn

(1)(2)
StreetPermitted movement
Berkley StreetLeft turn prohibited for north-west bound traffic at its junction with Broad Street.

Table NPrescribed ahead only

(1)(2)
StreetPermitted movement
Broad StreetAhead only for north-east bound traffic at its junction with Ryland Street.
Islington Row MiddlewayAhead only for south-east bound traffic at its junction with Bath Row (excluding left slip road to Bath Row).
Hagley Road—into city (eastbound) carriagewayAhead only for east bound traffic between E4 and E8.
Hagley Road—out of city (westbound) carriagewayAhead only for west bound traffic between points E4 and E8.
Hagley RoadAhead only for west bound traffic from Five Ways roundabout between points E2 and E1a.

Table ONo right turn

(1)(2)
StreetProhibited movement
Ryland StreetRight turn prohibited for south-east bound traffic at its junction with Broad Street.
Broad StreetRight turn prohibited for south-west bound traffic at its junction with Ryland Street.

PART 3RESTRICTION ON REMAINING STATIONARY IN ROAD

Table PYellow box junction

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Colmore Circus QueenswayWhole width of carriageway, from a point 28 metres north-west of the north-western kerbline of Colmore Row (at its junction with Colmore Circus Queensway) for a length of 16 metres in a north-westerly direction.
Suffolk Street Queensway on-slip roadWhole width of carriageway from its junction with Paradise Circus Queensway for a length of 18 metres in a south-westerly direction.
Suffolk Street Queensway off-slip roadWhole width of carriageway from its junction with Paradise Circus Queensway for a length of 16 metres in a southerly direction.
Five Ways UnderpassWhole width of eastbound carriageway, from a point 22 metres east of the eastern kerbline of Francis Roa (at its junction with Hagley Road) for a length of 22 metres in an easterly direction.
Five Ways UnderpassWhole width of westbound carriageway, from a point 90 metres east of the eastern kerbline of the entrance to Edgbaston shopping centre car park (at its junction with Hagley Road) for a length of 25 metres in an easterly direction.
Hagley RoadWhole width of westbound carriageway, from a point 30 metres east of the eastern kerbline of the entrance to Edgbaston shopping centre car park (at its junction with Hagley Road) for a length of 60 metres in an easterly direction.
Note: In this Part, “yellow box junction” means the restriction conveyed by yellow cross-hatching as described in Part 2 of Schedule 19 to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002(2) with respect to diagrams 1043 and 1044 in Schedule 6 to those Regulations and Directions.

PART 4PROHIBITION OF ACCESS

Table QNo passage of vehicular traffic except tramcars, buses, hackney carriages and access to off-street areas

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Paradise Circus Queensway (as proposed to be widened)Along route of proposed westbound tramway from its junction with Paradise Street to its junction with Broad Street.
Broad StreetFrom its junction with Paradise Circus Queensway to its junction with Gas Street.
Broad StreetFrom its junction with Granville Street to its junction with Berkley Street.

Table RNo passage of vehicular traffic except buses, hackney carriages and access to off-street areas

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Paradise Circus Queensway—southbound lane (at present used as a bus lay-by)From its junction with Paradise Street for a length of 40 metres in a northerly direction.
Suffolk Street Queensway—new near side lane comprised in Work No. 2BFrom its junction with Paradise Circus Queensway to a point 30 metres south of that junction.

Table SNo passage of vehicular traffic except tramcars

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Victoria SquareWhole Area.
Paradise StreetWhole Length.
Pinfold StreetFrom its junction with New Street to its junction with Stephenson Street.
Bull StreetFrom its junction with Colmore Circus Queensway to its junction with the Friends Meeting House access.
Colmore Circus QueenswayFrom its junction with Colmore Row to its junction with Bull Street.
Paradise Circus Queensway (as proposed to be widened)Along route of proposed eastbound tramway from its junction with Broad Street to its junction with Paradise Street.

Table TNo passage of vehicular traffic except (a) tramcars, (b) buses and (c) access to on street loading between 10.00 am to 12.00 midday and from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Broad StreetFrom the north-easterly kerbline of Sheepcote Street for a length of 45 metres in a north-easterly direction.

Table UNo passage of vehicular traffic

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Ethel StreetAt its junction with Stephenson Street.
Lower Temple StreetAt its junction with Stephenson Street.
Cherry StreetFrom its junction with Cannon Street to its junction with Corporation Street.
Bridge StreetAt its junction with Broad Street.

Table VNo passage of vehicular traffic except for (a) tramcars (b) access to on-street loading before 10.00 am and after 6.00 pm and (c) access to off-street areas and to the Britannia and Burlington hotels at anytime

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Corporation StreetFrom its junction with New Street to its junction with Bull Street.
Stephenson StreetFrom its junction with Navigation Street to its junction with Stephenson Place.
Stephenson PlaceWhole length.
Bull StreetFrom its junction with Corporation Street to its junction with Temple Row.

Table WNo passage of vehicular traffic except for (a) access to on-street loading before 10.00 am and after 6.00 pm and (b) access to off-street areas and to the Britannia hotel at any time

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
New StreetFrom its junction with Corporation Street to its junction with Union Passage.

Table XNo passage of vehicular traffic except for (a) tramcars, (b) access to off-street areas at any time and (c) access to on-street loading before 10.00 am or after 6.00 pm

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Bull StreetFrom its junction with Temple Row to its junction with the Friends Meeting House access.

Table YNo passage of vehicular traffic except for access to off-street areas at any time and to 24 hour on-street loading

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
New StreetFrom its junction with Temple Street for a length of 10 metres in an easterly direction.
Lower Temple StreetFrom its junction with New Street for a length of 44 metres in a south-westerly direction.

Table ZNo passage of vehicular traffic exceeding a height of 4.4 metres except tramcars

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Five Ways UnderpassFor the whole length of westbound carriageway from its junction with Broad Street to its junction with Hagley Road.

Table ZZNo passage of vehicular traffic exceeding a height of 4.6 metres except tramcars

(1)(2)
StreetExtent
Five Ways UnderpassFor the whole length of eastbound carriageway from its junction with Hagley Road to its junction with Broad Street.

Article 45

SCHEDULE 7PROVISIONS RELATING TO STATUTORY UNDERTAKERS, ETC.

Apparatus of statutory undertakers, etc. on land acquired

1.  (1)  Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, sections 271 to 274 of the 1990 Act (power to extinguish rights of statutory undertakers etc. and power of statutory undertakers etc. to remove or re-site apparatus) shall apply in relation to any land which has been acquired under this Order, or which is held by the Executive and is appropriated or used (or about to be used) by it for the purposes of this Order or for purposes connected therewith; and all such other provisions of that Act as apply for the purposes of those provisions (including sections 275 to 278, which contain provisions consequential on the extinguishment of any rights under sections 271 and 272, and sections 279(2) to (4), 280 and 282 which provide for the payment of compensation) shall have effect accordingly.

(2) In the provisions of the 1990 Act, as applied by sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)references to the appropriate Minister are references to the Secretary of State;

(b)references to the purpose of carrying out any development with a view to which land was acquired or appropriated are references to the purpose of carrying out the authorised works; and

(c)references to land acquired or appropriated as mentioned in section 271(1) of the 1990 Act are references to land acquired, appropriated or used as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1).

(3) Where any apparatus of public utility undertakers or of an operator of an electronic communications code network is removed in pursuance of a notice or order given or made under section 271, 272 or 273 of the 1990 Act, as applied by sub-paragraph (1), any person who is the owner or occupier of premises to which a supply was given from that apparatus shall be entitled to recover from the Executive compensation in respect of expenditure reasonably incurred by him, in consequence of the removal, for the purpose of effecting a connection between the premises and any other apparatus from which a supply is given.

(4) Sub-paragraph (3) shall not apply in the case of the removal of a public sewer but where such a sewer is removed in pursuance of such a notice or order as is mentioned in that paragraph, any person who is—

(a)the owner or occupier of premises the drains of which communicated with that sewer, or

(b)the owner of a private sewer which communicated with that sewer,

shall be entitled to recover from the Executive compensation in respect of expenditure reasonably incurred by him, in consequence of the removal, for the purpose of making his drain or sewer communicate with any other public sewer or with a private sewage disposal plant.

(5) The provisions of the 1990 Act mentioned in sub-paragraph (1), as applied by that sub-paragraph, shall not have effect in relation to apparatus as respects which Part III of the 1991 Act applies (including that Part as applied by article 3).

(6) In this paragraph—

“electronic communications code” means the code set out in Schedule 2 to the Telecommunications Act 1984(3);

“electronic communications code network” means an electronic communications network within the meaning of the Communications Act 2003(4) to which the electronic communications code applies; and

“public utility undertakers” has the same meaning as in the Highways Act 1980(5).

Application of electronic communications code

2.  (1)  Paragraph 21 of the electronic communications code shall not apply for the purposes of the authorised works to the extent that such works are regulated by Part XI of the 1990 Act, sections 84 and 85 of the 1991 Act (or regulations made under section 85 of that Act) or sub-paragraph (3).

(2) Paragraph 23 of the electronic communications code shall apply for the purposes of the authorised works, save—

(a)in so far as such works are regulated by the 1991 Act or any regulation made under that Act; or

(b)where the Executive exercises a right under subsection (4)(b) of section 272 of the 1990 Act or under an order made under that section to remove apparatus.

(3) The temporary stopping up, alteration or diversion of any highway under article 13 of this Order shall not affect any right of an operator of a electronic communications code network under paragraph 9 of the electronic communications code in respect of any apparatus which at the time of the stopping up or diversion is in the highway.

(4) In this paragraph—

“apparatus” has the same meaning as in Part III of the 1991 Act; and

“electronic communications code” and “electronic communications code network” have the same meanings as in paragraph 1(6).

Article 54

SCHEDULE 8PROTECTIVE PROVISIONS

PART 1FOR PROTECTION OF NETWORK RAIL

1.  The following provisions of this Part of this Schedule shall have effect, unless otherwise agreed in writing between the undertaker and Network Rail and, in the case of paragraph 14, any other person on whom rights or obligations are conferred by that paragraph.

2.  In this Part of this Schedule—

“construction” includes execution, placing, alteration and reconstruction and “construct” and “constructed” have corresponding meanings;

“the engineer” means an engineer appointed by Network Rail for the purposes of this Order;

“network licence” means the network licence, as the same is amended from time to time, granted to Network Rail by the Secretary of State in exercise of his powers under section 8 of the 1993 Act;

“plans” includes sections, designs, drawings, specifications, soil reports, calculations, descriptions (including descriptions of methods of construction), staging proposals, programmes and details of the extent, timing and duration of any proposed occupation of railway property;

“Network Rail” means Network Rail Infrastructure Limited and any associated company of Network Rail Infrastructure Limited which holds property for railway purposes, and for the purpose of this definition “associated company” means any company which is (within the meaning of section 736 of the Companies Act 1985(6)) the holding company of Network Rail Infrastructure Limited, a subsidiary of Network Rail Infrastructure Limited or another subsidiary of the holding company of Network Rail Infrastructure Limited;

“railway operational procedures” means procedures specified under any access agreement (as defined in the 1993 Act) or station lease;

“railway property” means any railway belonging to Network Rail and—

(a)

any station, land, works, apparatus and equipment belonging to Network Rail and includes any land held or used by Network Rail for the purposes of such railway or works, apparatus or equipment; and

(b)

any easement or other property interest held by or for the benefit of Network Rail;

“specified work” means so much of any of the authorised works as is situated upon, across, under, over or within 15 metres of, or may in any way affect, railway property; and

“the undertaker” means the Executive.

3.  (1)  The undertaker shall not exercise the powers conferred by article 23 or the powers conferred by section 11(3) of the 1965 Act in respect of any railway property unless the exercise of such powers is with the consent of Network Rail.

(2) The undertaker shall not in the exercise of the powers conferred by this Order prevent pedestrian or vehicular access to any railway property, unless preventing such access is with the consent of Network Rail.

(3) The undertaker shall not under the powers of this Order acquire or use or acquire new rights over any railway property except with the consent of Network Rail.

(4) The undertaker shall not exercise the powers conferred by sections 271 or 272 of the 1990 Act, as applied by Schedule 7 to this Order, in relation to any right of access of Network Rail to railway property, but such right of access may be diverted with the consent of Network Rail.

(5) Where Network Rail is asked to give its consent pursuant to sub-paragraphs (1), (2), (3) or (4), such consent shall not be unreasonably withheld but may be given subject to reasonable conditions.

4.  (1)  The undertaker shall, before commencing construction of any specified work, supply to Network Rail proper and sufficient plans of that work for the reasonable approval of the engineer and shall not commence construction of the specified work until such plans as have been approved in writing by the engineer or settled by arbitration.

(2) The approval of the engineer under sub-paragraph (1) shall not be unreasonably withheld, and if by the end of the period of 56 days beginning with the date on which such plans have been supplied to Network Rail the engineer has not intimated his disapproval of those plans and the grounds of his disapproval he shall be deemed to have approved the plans as submitted.

(3) If by the end of the period of 56 days beginning with the date on which such plans have been supplied to Network Rail, Network Rail gives notice to the undertaker that Network Rail desires itself to construct any part of a specified work which in the opinion of the engineer will or may affect the stability of railway property or the safe operation of traffic on the railways of Network Rail then, if the undertaker desires such part of the specified work to be constructed, Network Rail shall construct it with all reasonable dispatch on behalf of and to the reasonable satisfaction of the undertaker in accordance with the plans approved or deemed to be approved or settled under this paragraph and under the supervision (where appropriate and if given) of the undertaker.

(4) When signifying his approval of the plans the engineer may specify any protective works (whether temporary or permanent) which in his opinion should be carried out before the commencement of the construction of a specified work to ensure the safety or stability of railway property, or the continuation of safe and efficient operation of the railways of Network Rail or the services of train operators using the same (including any relocation, decommissioning and removal of works, apparatus and equipment necessitated by a specified work and the comfort and safety of passengers who may be affected by the specified works), and such protective works as may be reasonably necessary for those purposes shall be constructed by Network Rail or if Network Rail so desires such protective works shall be carried out by the undertaker at its own expense, with all reasonable dispatch and the undertaker shall not commence the construction of a specified work until the engineer has notified the undertaker that the protective works have been completed to his reasonable satisfaction.

5.  (1)  Any specified work and any protective works to be constructed by virtue of paragraph 4(4) shall, when commenced, be constructed—

(a)with all reasonable dispatch in accordance with the plans approved or deemed to have been approved or settled under paragraph 4(1);

(b)under the supervision (where appropriate and if given) and to the reasonable satisfaction of the engineer;

(c)in such manner as to cause as little damage as is possible to railway property and as little interference as may be with the conduct of traffic on the railways of Network Rail;

and if any damage to railway property or any such interference or obstruction shall be caused by the carrying out of, or in consequence of the construction of a specified work, the undertaker shall, notwithstanding any such approval, make good such damage and shall pay to Network Rail all reasonable expenses to which Network Rail may be put and compensation for any loss which it may sustain by reason of any such damage, interference or obstruction.

(2) The Undertaker shall give to the engineer no less than 180 days' notice of its intention to commence the construction of a specified work and shall give, except in emergency (when it shall give such notice as may be reasonably practicable), 90 days' notice of its intention to carry out any works for the maintenance or repair of a specified work in so far as such work of repair or maintenance may affect railway property.

6.  The undertaker shall—

(a)at all times afford reasonable facilities to the engineer for access to a specified work during its construction; and

(b)supply the engineer with all such information as he may reasonably require with regard to a specified work or the method of constructing it.

7.  Network Rail shall at all times afford reasonable facilities to the undertaker and its agents for access to any works carried out by Network Rail under this Schedule during their construction and shall supply the undertaker with such information as it may reasonably require with regard to such works or the method of constructing them.

8.  (1)  If any alterations or additions, either permanent or temporary, to railway property are reasonably necessary during the construction of a specified work or any protective works under paragraph 4(4), or during a period of 12 months after the commencement of regular revenue-earning train operations using the new railways comprised in any specified work, in consequence of the construction of a specified work, such alterations and additions may be carried out by Network Rail and if Network Rail gives to the undertaker reasonable notice of its intention to carry out such alterations or additions, the undertaker shall pay to Network Rail the reasonable cost of those alterations or additions including, in respect of any such alterations and additions as are to be permanent, a capitalised sum representing the increase in costs which may be expected to be reasonably incurred by Network Rail in maintaining, working and, when necessary, renewing any such alterations or additions.

(2) If the cost of maintaining, working or renewing railway property is reduced in consequence of any such alterations or additions referred to in paragraph 8(1) a capitalised sum representing such saving shall be set off against any sum payable by the undertaker to Network Rail under this paragraph.

9.  The undertaker shall repay to Network Rail all reasonable fees, costs, charges and expenses reasonably incurred by Network Rail—

(a)in constructing any part of a specified work on behalf of the undertaker as provided by paragraph 4(3) or in constructing any protective works under the provisions of paragraph 4(4) including, in respect of any permanent protective works, a capitalised sum representing the cost of maintaining and renewing those works;

(b)in respect of the approval by the engineer of plans submitted by the undertaker and the supervision by him of the construction of a specified work and otherwise in connection with the implementation of the provisions of this Part of this Schedule;

(c)in respect of the employment or procurement of the services of any inspectors, signalmen, watchmen and other persons whom it shall be reasonably necessary to appoint for inspecting, signalling, watching and lighting railway property and for preventing, so far as may be reasonably practicable, interference, obstruction, danger or accident arising from the construction or failure of a specified work;

(d)in respect of any special traffic working resulting from any speed restrictions which may, in the opinion of the engineer, require to be imposed by reason or in consequence of the construction or failure of a specified work or from the substitution or diversion of services which may be reasonably necessary for the same reason; and

(e)in respect of any additional temporary lighting of railway property in the vicinity of the specified works, being lighting made reasonably necessary by reason or in consequence of the construction or failure of a specified work.

10.  (1)  In this paragraph—

EMI” means, subject to sub-paragraph (2), electromagnetic interference with Network Rail’s apparatus generated by the operation of the authorised works (including the operation of trains using the new railways comprised in the works) where such interference is of a level which adversely affects the safe operation of Network Rail’s apparatus; and

“Network Rail’s apparatus” means any lines, circuits, wires, apparatus or equipment (whether or not modified or installed as part of the authorised works) which are owned or used by Network Rail for the purpose of transmitting or receiving electrical energy or of radio, telegraphic, telephonic, electric, electronic or other like means of signalling or other communications.

(2) This paragraph shall apply to EMI only to the extent that such EMI is not attributable to any change to Network Rail’s apparatus carried out after approval of plans under paragraph 4(1) for the relevant part of the authorised works giving rise to EMI (unless the undertaker has been given notice in writing before the approval of those plans of the intention to make such change) other than any change carried out by Network Rail as part of, or in consequence of the authorised works.

(3) Subject to sub-paragraph (5), the undertaker shall in the design and construction of the authorised works take all measures necessary to prevent EMI and shall establish with Network Rail (both parties acting reasonably) appropriate arrangements to verify their effectiveness.

(4) In order to facilitate the undertaker’s compliance with sub-paragraph (3)—

(a)the undertaker shall consult with Network Rail as early as reasonably practicable to identify all Network Rail’s apparatus which may be at risk of EMI, and thereafter shall continue to consult with Network Rail (both before and after formal submission of plans under paragraph 4(1)) in order to identify all potential causes of EMI and the measures required to eliminate them;

(b)Network Rail shall make available to the undertaker all information in Network Rail’s possession reasonably requested by the undertaker in respect of Network Rail’s apparatus identified pursuant to sub-paragraph (a); and

(c)Network Rail shall allow the undertaker reasonable facilities for the inspection of Network Rail’s apparatus identified pursuant to sub-paragraph (a).

(5) In any case where it is established that EMI can only reasonably be prevented by modifications to Network Rail’s apparatus, Network Rail shall not withhold its consent unreasonably to modifications of Network Rail’s apparatus, but the means of prevention and the method of their execution shall be selected in Network Rail’s reasonable discretion, and in relation to such modifications paragraph 4(1) shall have effect subject to this sub-paragraph.

(6) If at any time prior to the commencement of regular revenue-earning train operations on the new railways comprised in the authorised works and notwithstanding any measures adopted pursuant to sub-paragraph (3), the testing or commissioning of the authorised works causes EMI then the undertaker shall immediately upon receipt of notification by Network Rail of such EMI either in writing or communicated orally (such oral communication to be confirmed in writing as soon as reasonably practicable after it has been issued) forthwith cease to use (or procure the cessation of use of) the undertaker’s apparatus causing such EMI until all measures necessary have been taken to remedy such EMI by way of modification to the source of such EMI or (in the circumstances, and subject to the consent, specified in sub-paragraph (5)) to Network Rail’s apparatus.

(7) In the event of EMI having occurred—

(a)the undertaker shall afford reasonable facilities to Network Rail for access to the undertaker’s apparatus in the investigation of such EMI;

(b)Network Rail shall afford reasonable facilities to the undertaker for access to Network Rail’s apparatus in the investigation of such EMI; and

(c)Network Rail shall make available to the undertaker any additional material information in its possession reasonably requested by the undertaker in respect of Network Rail’s apparatus or such EMI.

(8) Where Network Rail approves modifications to Network Rail’s apparatus pursuant to sub-paragraphs (5) or (6)—

(a)Network Rail shall allow the undertaker reasonable facilities for the inspection of the relevant part of Network Rail’s apparatus;

(b)any modifications to Network Rail’s apparatus approved pursuant to those sub-paragraphs shall be carried out and completed by the undertaker in accordance with paragraph 5.

(9) To the extent that it would not otherwise do so, the indemnity in paragraph 14(1) shall apply to the costs and expenses reasonably incurred or losses suffered by Network Rail through the implementation of the provisions of this paragraph (including costs incurred in connection with the consideration of proposals, approval of plans, supervision and inspection of works and facilitating access to Network Rail’s apparatus) or in consequence of any EMI to which sub-paragraph (6) applies.

(10) For the purpose of paragraph 9(a) any modifications to Network Rail’s apparatus under this paragraph shall be deemed to be protective works referred to in that paragraph.

(11) In relation to any dispute arising under this paragraph the reference in article 53 to the Institution of Civil Engineers shall be read as a reference to the Institution of Electrical Engineers.

11.  (1)  If at any time after the completion of a specified work, not being a work vested in Network Rail, Network Rail gives notice to the undertaker informing it that the state of maintenance of the specified work appears to be such as adversely affects the operation of railway property, the undertaker shall, on receipt of such notice, take such steps as may be reasonably necessary to put that specified work in such state of maintenance as not adversely to affect railway property.

(2) If at any time after the completion of a specified work, being a work vested in Network Rail, the undertaker gives notice to Network Rail informing it that the state of maintenance of the specified work appears to be such as adversely affects the operation of the authorised tramway, Network Rail shall, on receipt of such notice, take such steps as may be reasonably necessary to put that specified work in such state of maintenance as not adversely to affect the authorised tramway.

12.  The undertaker shall not provide any illumination or illuminated sign or signal on or in connection with a specified work in the vicinity of any railway belonging to Network Rail unless it shall have first consulted Network Rail and it shall comply with Network Rail’s reasonable requirements for preventing confusion between such illumination or illuminated sign or signal and any railway signal or other light used for controlling, directing or securing the safety of traffic on the railway.

13.  Any additional expenses which Network Rail may reasonably incur in altering, reconstructing or maintaining railway property under any powers existing at the making of this Order by reason of the existence of a specified work shall, provided that 56 days' previous notice of the commencement of such alteration, reconstruction or maintenance has been given to the undertaker, be repaid by the undertaker to Network Rail.

14.  (1)  The undertaker shall pay to Network Rail all reasonable costs, charges, damages and expenses not otherwise provided for in this Schedule which may be occasioned to or reasonably incurred by Network Rail—

(a)by reason of the construction or maintenance of a specified work or the failure thereof; or

(b)by reason of any act or omission of the undertaker or of any person in its employ or of its contractors or others whilst engaged upon a specified work;

and the undertaker shall indemnify Network Rail from and against all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with a specified work or any such failure, act or omission; and the fact that any act or thing may have been done by Network Rail on behalf of the undertaker or in accordance with plans approved by the engineer or in accordance with any requirement of the engineer or under his supervision shall not (if it was done without negligence on the part of Network Rail or of any person in its employ or of its contractors or agents) excuse the undertaker from any liability under the provisions of this Schedule.

(2) Network Rail shall give the undertaker reasonable notice of any such claim or demand and no settlement or compromise of such a claim or demand shall be made without the prior consent of the undertaker.

(3) The sums payable by the undertaker under sub-paragraph (1) shall include a sum equivalent to the relevant costs.

(4) Subject to the terms of any agreement between Network Rail and a train operator regarding the timing or method of payment of the relevant costs in respect of that train operator, Network Rail shall promptly pay to each train operator the amount of any sums which Network Rail receives under sub-paragraph (3) which relates to the relevant costs of that train operator.

(5) The obligation under sub-paragraph (3) to pay Network Rail the relevant costs shall, in the event of default, be enforceable directly by any train operator concerned to the extent that such sums would be payable to that operator pursuant to sub-paragraph (4).

(6) In this paragraph—

“the relevant costs” means the costs, direct losses and expenses (including loss of revenue) reasonably incurred by each train operator as a consequence of any restriction of the use of Network Rail’s railway network as a result of the construction, maintenance or failure of a specified work or any such act or omission as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1); and

“train operator” means any person who is authorised to act as the operator of a train by a licence under section 8 of the Railways Act 1993.

15.  Network Rail shall, on receipt of a request from the undertaker, from time to time provide the undertaker free of charge with written estimates of the costs, charges, expenses and other liabilities for which the undertaker is or will become liable under this Schedule (including the amount of the relevant costs mentioned in paragraph 14) and with such information as may reasonably enable the undertaker to assess the reasonableness of any such estimate or claim made or to be made pursuant to this Schedule (including any claim relating to those relevant costs).

16.  In the assessment of any sums payable to Network Rail under this Schedule there shall not be taken into account any increase in the sums claimed that is attributable to any action taken by or any agreement entered into by Network Rail if that action or agreement was not reasonably necessary and was taken or entered into with a view to obtaining payment of those sums by the undertaker under this Schedule or increasing the sums so payable.

17.  The undertaker and Network Rail may, subject in the case of Network Rail to compliance with the terms of its network licence, enter into, and carry into effect, agreements for the transfer to the undertaker of—

(a)any railway property shown on the deposited plans and described in the book of reference;

(b)any lands, works or other property held in connection with any such railway property; and

(c)any rights and obligations (whether or not statutory) of Network Rail relating to any railway property.

PART 2FOR PROTECTION FOR BRITISH WATERWAYS BOARD

1.  (1)  For the protection of BW the following provisions of this Part of this Schedule shall, unless otherwise agreed in writing between the undertaker and BW, have effect.

Interpretation

(2) In this Part of this Schedule—

“BW” means the British Waterways Board;

“BW’s network” means BW’s network of waterways;

“construction”, in relation to any specified work or protective work, includes—

(i)

the execution and placing of that work; and

(ii)

any relaying, renewal or maintenance of that work as may be carried out during the period of 24 months from the completion of that work;

and “construct” and “constructed” have corresponding meanings;

“detriment” means any damage to a waterway or any other property of BW and, without prejudice to the generality of that meaning, includes—

(a)

any obstruction of, or interference with, or hindrance or danger to, navigation or to any use of a waterway (including towing paths);

(b)

the erosion of the bed or banks of a waterway, or the impairment of the stability of any works, lands or premises forming part of a waterway;

(c)

the deposit of materials in, or the siltation of, a waterway, so as to damage the waterway;

(d)

the pollution of a waterway;

(e)

any significant alteration in the water level of a waterway, or significant interference with the supply of water thereto, or drainage of water therefrom;

(f)

any harm to the ecology of a waterway (including any adverse impact on any site of special scientific interest comprised in BW’s network);

(g)

any interference with the exercise by any person of rights over BW’s network;

“the engineer” means an engineer appointed by BW for the purpose in question;

“plans” includes sections, designs, drawings, specifications, soil reports, calculations, descriptions (including descriptions of methods of construction) and programmes;

“practical completion” means practical completion of all of the specified work notwithstanding that items which would ordinarily be considered snagging items remain outstanding, and the expression “practically complete” and “practically completed” shall be construed accordingly;

“protective work” means a work constructed under sub-paragraph 7(3)(a);

“specified works” means so much of any of the authorised works as is situated upon, across, under, over or within 15 metres of, or may in any way affect the waterway;

“towing path” means the towing path forming part of the waterway;

“the undertaker” means the Executive; and

“waterway” means any canal or inland navigation belonging to or under the management or control of BW, and includes any works, lands or premises belonging to BW, or under its management or control, and held or used by BW in connection with any such canal or inland navigation.

Powers requiring BW’s consent

2.  (1)  The undertaker shall not under the powers conferred by this Order acquire compulsorily any land of BW or any easement or other right over such land, or use any such land, unless such acquisition or use is with the consent of BW.

(2) The undertaker shall not in the exercise of the powers conferred by this Order obstruct or interfere with pedestrian or vehicular access to a waterway unless such obstruction or interference with such access is with the consent of BW.

(3) The undertaker shall not exercise the powers conferred by article 13(1) in relation to any way over land comprised in a waterway unless such exercise is with the consent of BW.

(4) Nothing in article 19 shall authorise the undertaker—

(i)to discharge any water directly or indirectly into a waterway; or

(ii)to carry out any works to, or make any opening in, or otherwise interfere with, a waterway (including the banks and bed thereof),

except with the consent of BW and on terms that BW may reasonably require, and in accordance with plans approved by, and under the supervision (if given) of, the engineer.

(5) The undertaker shall not exercise any power conferred by this Order in such a way as to interfere with the supply of water to or the drainage of water from a waterway unless such exercise is with the consent of BW.

(6) The undertaker shall not exercise the powers conferred by article 23 or the powers conferred by section 11(3) of the 1965 Act, in relation to a waterway, unless such exercise is with the consent of BW.

(7) The undertaker shall not exercise the powers conferred by sections 271 or 272 of the 1990 Act, as applied by Schedule 7 to this Order, so as to divert any right of access to a waterway, but such right of access may be diverted with the consent of BW.

(8) The consent of BW pursuant to sub-paragraphs (1) to (7) and the approval of plans under paragraph (4) shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed but may be given subject to reasonable terms and conditions which in the case of article 19 may include conditions—

(a)specifying the maximum volume of water which may be discharged in any period; and

(b)authorising BW on giving reasonable notice (except in an emergency, when BW may require immediate suspension) to the undertaker to require the undertaker to suspend the discharge of water or reduce the flow thereof where this is necessary by reason of any operational or environmental requirement of BW.

Vehicles, plant and machinery

3.  The undertaker shall not use any land or property of BW forming part of a waterway for the passage or siting of vehicles, plant or machinery employed in the construction of the specified works other than—

(a)with the consent in writing of the engineer whose consent shall not be unreasonably withheld; and

(b)subject to compliance with such reasonable requirements as the engineer may from time to time specify—

(i)for the prevention of detriment; or

(ii)in order to avoid or reduce any inconvenience to BW, its officers and agents and all other persons lawfully on such land or property;

but nothing in this paragraph shall apply in relation to anything done in accordance with any approval given by BW under paragraph 7.

Closure of towing paths, etc.

4.  If in consequence of or in connection with the exercise of the powers of this Order any part of a towing path or any public right of way giving access thereto (“the closed section”) is temporarily closed to persons on foot on cycles or in a wheelchair and there is no way which provides a reasonable alternative, the undertaker shall, to the reasonable satisfaction of BW, provide in substitution a sufficient and convenient way for such persons between the points of commencement and termination of the closed section for such time as the closure continues.

Fencing

5.  Where so required by the engineer the undertaker shall to the reasonable satisfaction of the engineer fence off a specified work or a protective work or take such other steps as the engineer may require to be taken for the purpose of separating a specified work or a protective work from a waterway, whether on a temporary or permanent basis or both.

Survey of waterway

6.  (1)  Before the commencement of the initial construction of any part of the specified works and again following practical completion of the specified works the undertaker shall bear the reasonable cost of the carrying out by a qualified engineer (“the engineer”), to be approved by BW and the undertaker, of a survey including a dip-survey to measure the depth of the waterway (“the survey”) of so much of the waterway and of any land and existing works of the undertaker which may provide support for the waterway as will or may be affected by the specified works.

(2) For the purposes of the survey the undertaker shall—

(i)on being given reasonable notice (save in case of emergency, when immediate access shall be afforded) afford reasonable facilities to the engineer for access to the site of the specified works and to any land and existing works of the undertaker which may provide support for the waterway as will or may be affected by the specified works; and

(ii)supply the engineer as soon as reasonably practicable with all such information as he may reasonably require with regard to such existing works of the undertaker and to the specified works or the method of construction thereof.

(3) The reasonable costs of the survey shall include the costs of any dewatering or reduction of the water level of any part of the waterway (where reasonably required) which may be effected to facilitate the carrying out of the survey and the provision of this Part of this Schedule shall apply with all necessary modifications to any such dewatering or reduction in the water level as though the same were specified works.

(4) Copies of the survey shall be provided to both BW and the undertaker at no cost to BW.

Approval of plans, protective works etc.

7.  (1)  The undertaker shall before commencing construction of any specified work including any temporary works supply to BW proper and sufficient plans of that work and such further particulars available to it as BW may within 14 days of the submission of the plans reasonably require for the approval of the engineer and shall not commence such construction of a specified work until plans of that work have been approved in writing by the engineer or settled by arbitration.

(2) The approval of the engineer under sub-paragraph (1) shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed, and if within 56 days after such plans (including any other particulars reasonably required under sub-paragraph (1)) have been supplied to BW, the engineer has not intimated his disapproval of those plans and the grounds of his disapproval he shall be deemed to have approved the plans as submitted.

(3) When signifying his approval of the plans the engineer may specify—

(a)any protective work (whether temporary or permanent) which in his reasonable opinion should be carried out before the commencement of a specified work to prevent detriment; and

(b)such other requirements as may be reasonably necessary to prevent detriment;

and such protective works shall be constructed by the undertaker or by BW at the undertaker’s request with all reasonable dispatch and the undertaker shall not commence the construction of a specified work until the engineer has notified the undertaker that the protective works have been completed to his reasonable satisfaction.

(4) The undertaker shall pay to BW a capitalised sum representing the reasonably increased or additional cost of maintaining and, when necessary, renewing any works, including any permanent protective works provided under sub-paragraph (3), and of carrying out any additional dredging of the waterway necessitated by the exercise of any of the powers of this Order but if the cost of maintaining the waterway, or of works of renewal of the waterway, is reduced in consequence of any such works, a capitalised sum representing such reasonable saving shall be set off against any sum payable by the undertaker to BW under this paragraph.

(5) In the event that the undertaker fails to complete the construction of, or part of, the specified works BW may, if it is reasonably required in order to avoid detriment, construct any of the specified works, or part of such works, (together with any adjoining works) in order to complete the construction of, or part of, the specified works or make such works and the undertaker shall reimburse BW all costs, fees, charges and expenses it has reasonably incurred in carrying out such works.

Design of works

8.  Without prejudice to its obligations under the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Schedule the undertaker shall consult, collaborate and respond constructively to any approach, suggestion, proposal or initiative made by BW on—

(a)the design and appearance of the specified works, including the materials to be used for their construction; and

(b)the environmental effects of the specified works;

and shall have regard to such views as may be expressed by BW to the extent that these accord with the requirements of the local planning authority in response to such consultation pursuant in particular to the requirements imposed on BW by section 22 (General environmental and recreational duties) of the British Waterways Act 1995(7) and to the interest of BW in preserving and enhancing the environment of its waterways.

Notice of works

9.  The undertaker shall give to the engineer 56 days' notice of its intention to commence the construction of any of the specified or protective works, or, in the case of repair carried out in an emergency, such notice as may be reasonably practicable so that, in particular, BW may where appropriate arrange for the publication of notices bringing those works to the attention of users of BW’s network.

Lighting

10.  The undertaker shall provide and maintain at its own expense in the vicinity of the specified or protective works such temporary lighting and such signal lights for the control of navigation as the engineer may reasonably require during the construction or failure of the specified or protective works.

Construction of specified works

11.  (1)  Any specified or protective works shall, when commenced, be constructed—

(a)with all reasonable dispatch in accordance with the plans approved or deemed to have been approved or settled as aforesaid and with any requirements made under sub-paragraph 7(3) and paragraph 8;

(b)under the supervision (if given) and to the reasonable satisfaction of the engineer;

(c)in such manner as to cause as little detriment as is reasonably practicable;

(d)in such manner as to cause as little inconvenience as is reasonably practicable to BW, its officers and agents and all other persons lawfully using the waterways, except to the extent that temporary obstruction has otherwise been agreed by BW.

(2) Nothing in this Order shall authorise the undertaker to make or maintain any permanent works in or over a waterway so as to impede or prevent (whether by reducing the width of a waterway or otherwise) the passage of any vessel which is of a kind (as to its dimensions) for which BW is required by section 105(1)(b) and (2) of the Transport Act 1968(8) to maintain the waterway.

(3) Following the completion of the construction of the specified works the undertaker shall restore the waterway to a condition no less satisfactory than its condition immediately prior to the commencement of those works.

Prevention of pollution

12.  The undertaker shall not in the course of constructing a specified work or a protective work or otherwise in connection therewith do or permit anything which may result in the pollution of a waterway or the deposit of materials therein and shall take such steps as the engineer may reasonably require to avoid or make good any breach of its obligations under this sub-paragraph.

Access to work: provision of information

13.  (1)  The undertaker on being given reasonable notice shall—

(a)at all times allow reasonable facilities to the engineer for access to a specified work during its construction; and

(b)supply the engineer with all such information as he may reasonably require with regard to a specified work or the method of constructing it.

(2) BW on being given reasonable notice shall—

(a)at all times afford reasonable facilities to the undertaker and its agents for access to any works carried out by BW under this Part of this Schedule during their construction; and

(b)supply the undertaker with such information as it may reasonably require with regard to such works or the method of constructing them and the undertaker shall reimburse BW’s reasonable costs in relation to the supply of such information.

Alterations to waterway

14.  (1)  If during the construction of a specified work or a protective work or during a period of 24 months after the completion of those works any alterations or additions, either permanent or temporary, to a waterway are reasonably necessary in consequence of the construction of the specified work or the protective work in order to avoid detriment, and BW gives to the undertaker reasonable notice of its intention to carry out such alterations or additions (which shall be specified in the notice), the undertaker shall pay to BW the reasonable cost of those alterations or additions including, in respect of any such alterations and additions as are to be permanent, a capitalised sum representing the increase of the costs which may be expected to be reasonably incurred by BW in maintaining, working and, when necessary, renewing any such alterations or additions.

(2) If the cost of maintaining, working or renewing the waterway is reduced in consequence of any such alterations or additions a capitalised sum representing such saving shall be set off against any sum payable by the undertaker to BW under this paragraph.

Maintenance of works

15.  If at any time after the completion of a specified work or a protective work, not being a work vested in BW, BW gives notice to the undertaker informing it that the state of maintenance of the work appears to be such that the work is causing or likely to cause detriment, the undertaker shall, on receipt of such notice, take such steps as may be reasonably necessary to put the work in such state of maintenance as not to cause such detriment.

Repayment of BW’s fees, etc.

16.  The undertaker shall repay to BW all fees, costs, charges and expenses reasonably incurred by BW—

(a)in constructing any protective works under the provisions of paragraph 7(3)(a) above;

(b)in respect of the approval by the engineer of plans submitted by the undertaker and the supervision by him of the construction or repair of a specified work and any protective works;

(c)in respect of the employment during the construction of the specified works or any protective works of any inspectors, watchmen and other persons whom it shall be reasonably necessary to appoint for inspecting, watching and lighting any waterway and for preventing, so far as may be reasonably practicable, interference, obstruction, danger or accident arising from the construction or failure of the specified works or any protective works; and

(d)in bringing the specified works or any protective works to the notice of users of BW’s network.

Costs of alterations, etc.

17.  Any additional expenses which BW may reasonably incur in altering, reconstructing or maintaining a waterway under any powers existing at the making of this Order by reason of the existence of a specified work shall, provided that 56 days' previous notice of the commencement of such alteration, reconstruction or maintenance has been given to the undertaker, be repaid by the undertaker to BW.

Making good of detriment; compensation and indemnity, etc.

18.  (1)  If any detriment shall be caused by the construction or failure of the specified works or the protective works if carried out by the undertaker, the undertaker (if so required by BW) shall make good such detriment and shall pay to BW all reasonable expenses to which BW may be put, and compensation for any loss which BW may sustain, in making good or otherwise by reason of the detriment.

(2) The undertaker shall be responsible for and make good to BW all costs, charges, damages, expenses and losses not otherwise provided for in this Part of this Schedule which may be occasioned to or reasonably incurred by BW—

(a)by reason of the construction of a specified work or a protective work or the failure thereof; or

(b)by reason of any act or omission of the undertaker or of any person in its employ or of its contractors or others whilst engaged upon the construction of a specified work or a protective work;

and subject to paragraph (4) below the undertaker shall effectively indemnify and hold harmless BW from and against all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with any of the matters referred to in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) above.

(3) The fact that any act or thing may have been done by BW on behalf of the undertaker or in accordance with plans approved by the engineer or in accordance with any requirement of the engineer or under his supervision or in accordance with any directions or awards of an arbitrator shall not (if it was done without negligence on the part of BW or of any person in its employ or of its contractors or agents) excuse the undertaker from any liability under the provisions of this paragraph.

(4) BW shall give the undertaker reasonable notice of any such claim or demand as aforesaid and no settlement or compromise of such a claim or demand shall be made without the prior consent of the undertaker.

Details of capitalised sums to be provided

19.  If BW or the undertaker cannot jointly agree the formula by which the capitalised sum is calculated it shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with article 53.

Arbitration

20.  Any difference arising between the undertaker and BW under this Part of this Schedule (other than a difference as to the meaning or construction of this Part of this Schedule) shall be referred to and settled by arbitration in accordance with article 53.

(2)

S.I. 2002/3113.

(3)

1984 c. 12; Schedule 2 was amended by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, Schedule 8, paragraphs 113 and 115 and the Communications Act 2003, Schedule 3.

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