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The Silvertown Tunnel Order 2018

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PART 1GENERAL

Interpretation

1.  In this licence—

“the 2008 Act” means the Planning Act 2008;

“the 2009 Act” means the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009;

“the Archaeological Written Scheme of Investigation” means the Archaeological Written Scheme of Investigation approved under paragraph 5(3)(b) of Schedule 2 (requirements) to the Order where it relates to any part of the river Thames;

“the authorised development” means the development described in Schedule 1 (authorised development) to the Order, and any other development within the meaning of section 32 (meaning of “development”) of the 2008 Act that is authorised by the Order;

“business day” means a day other than a Saturday or Sunday, which is not Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday under section 1 (bank holidays) of the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971(1);

“commence” means beginning to carry out any part of a licensed activity and “commenced” and “commencement” is to be construed accordingly;

“condition” means a condition in Part 2 of this licence and references in this licence to numbered conditions are to the conditions with those numbers in Part 2;

“the licence holder” means Transport for London and any transferee pursuant to article 59 of the Order;

“licensed activity” means any of the activities specified in paragraph 3 of this licence;

“the MMO” means the Marine Management Organisation;

“the Order” means the Silvertown Tunnel Order 2018(2);

“the River” means so much of the river Thames, the Thames estuary, rivers, streams, creeks, watercourses and the sea as is within the Port of London Authority’s limits as described in paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Port of London Act 1968; and

“Work No. 20A” means the work of that description in Schedule 1 (authorised development) to the Order.

Contacts

2.—(1) Except where otherwise indicated, the main point of contact with the MMO and the address for email and postal returns and correspondence are as follows—

(a)Marine Management Organisation, Marine Licensing Team, Lancaster House, Hampshire Court, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7YH; Tel. – 0300 123 1032, Fax – 0191 376 2681, Email – marine.consents@marinemanagement.org.uk;

(b)Marine Management Organisation, MMO Lowestoft, Pakefield Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0HT; Tel. – 01502 573 149 or 01502 572 769, Email – lowestoft@marinemanagement.org.uk

(2) The contact details for the MMO Marine Pollution Response Team are Tel. (during office hours) – 0300 200 2024, Tel. (outside office hours) – 07770 977 825 or 0845 051 8486 and Email – dispersants@marinemanagement.org.uk, or such replacement contact details notified to the licence holder in writing by the MMO.

Details of licensed marine activities

3.—(1) Subject to the licence conditions in Part 2, this licence authorises the licence holder (and any agent, contractor or subcontractor acting on their behalf) to carry out any licensable marine activities under section 66(1) (licensable marine activities) of the 2009 Act which—

(a)form part of, or are related to, the authorised development (including any maintenance dredging activities); and

(b)are not exempt from requiring a marine licence by virtue of any provision made under section 74 (exemptions specified by order) of the 2009 Act.

(2) The grid coordinates for the area of the river Thames within which the licence holder may carry out licensed activities are specified below and more particularly shown on the works plans—

Point referenceLatitude (DMS)Longitude (DMS)
151.5020860.011706655
251.5017880.011218071
351.5015190.010658691
451.5012600.010056521
551.5012610.00999893
651.5010360.009441541
751.5011000.009372319
851.5009360.009019267
951.5001650.009878706
1051.5005800.010876711
1151.5008750.01148046
1251.5009730.011585596
1351.5012950.012190542
1451.5014770.012587593
1551.5017820.013148567
1651.5021410.013726324
1751.5025280.014247686
1851.5029250.014683064
1951.5034850.014001723
2051.5044370.013035025
2151.5047570.013236467
2251.5048000.013368036
2351.5049260.013359183
2451.5049910.013203569
2551.5049490.013071999
2651.5052360.012047159
2751.5062330.010577994
2851.5054900.009320454
2951.5043950.010742076
3051.5026440.012711054
3151.5023730.012252441

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