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“owner” (except in the expression “facility owner”) has the same meaning

as in the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (c. 67);

“scheduled works” has the meaning given by section 1(1);

“unitary authority” means—

(a)   

the council of any county so far as it is the council for an area for

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which there are no district councils;

(b)   

the council of any district comprised in an area for which there

is no county council;

(c)   

the council of a London borough;

(d)   

the Common Council of the City of London.

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(2)   

References in this Act to Crossrail are to a railway transport system running

from Maidenhead, in the County of Berkshire, and Heathrow Airport, in the

London Borough of Hillingdon, through central London to Shenfield, in the

County of Essex, and Abbey Wood, in the London Borough of Greenwich.

(3)   

References in this Act to land within the relevant limits are to land within the

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limits of deviation for the scheduled works or within the limits of land to be

acquired or used.

(4)   

References in this Act to the nominated undertaker shall be construed in

accordance with section 46.

(5)   

In this Act—

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(a)   

a reference to a highway or any other place identified by letters and

numbers is a reference to the highway or place shown as such on the

deposited plans;

(b)   

a reference to a work identified by numbers (or numbers and a letter) is

a reference to the scheduled work of those numbers (or those numbers

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and letter);

(c)   

any reference in any description of works, powers or land to area,

distance, length or direction, or to a particular location, shall be

construed as if qualified by the words “or thereabouts”;

(d)   

reference to distance, in relation to points on a road or railway, is to

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distance measured along the centre line of the road or railway.

(6)   

For the purposes of this Act, the level of the surface of land shall be taken—

(a)   

in the case of land on which a building is erected, to be the level of the

surface of the ground adjoining the building, and

(b)   

in the case of a watercourse or other area of water, to be the level of the

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surface of the adjoining ground which is at all time above water level.

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Financial provisions

There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament

(a)   

any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence of this Act,

and

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(b)   

any increase attributable to this Act in the sums payable out of money so

provided under any other enactment.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Crossrail Act 2005.

 
 

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Schedule 1 — Scheduled works

 

Schedules

Schedule 1

Section 1

 

Scheduled works

Description of works

          

The works which the nominated undertaker is authorised by section 1 to

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make and maintain are the following–

         

In the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham and Royal Borough of

Kensington & Chelsea–

Work No. 1/1A– A realignment of the Reading Railway (2,018 metres

in length) commencing by a junction with that railway 220 metres

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east of Mitre bridge, passing eastwards and terminating by a

junction with Work No. 1/2 at a point 125 metres south-west of the

junction of Great Western Road with Elkstone Road;

Work No. 1/1B– A railway (1,636 metres in length) commencing by a

junction with sidings within Old Oak Common depot at a point 123

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metres west of Mitre bridge, passing eastwards and terminating by a

junction with the Reading Railway at a point 65 metres north-east of

the junction of Barlby Road with Ladbroke Grove;

         

In the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and City of Westminster–

Work No. 1/2– A realignment of the Reading Railway (2,146 metres in

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length) commencing by a junction with that railway 133 metres

north-east of the junction of Notting Barn Road with Salters Road,

passing eastwards and terminating at a point 83 metres north-west

of the junction of Westbourne Park Villas with Lord Hill’s bridge;

         

In the City of Westminster, London Boroughs of Camden, Islington and

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Tower Hamlets and City of London–

Work No. 1/3A– A railway (10,809 metres in length, in tunnel)

commencing by a junction with Work No. 1/2 at its termination,

passing eastwards and terminating beneath a point 140 metres west

of the junction of Stepney Green with White Horse Lane;

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Work No. 1/3B– A railway (10,942 metres in length, in tunnel)

commencing by a junction with Work No. 1/2 at its termination,

passing eastwards and terminating beneath a point 135 metres

south-west of the junction of Stepney Green with White Horse Lane;

Works Nos. 1/3A and 1/3B include stations at Paddington, Bond

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Street, Tottenham Court Road, Farringdon, Liverpool Street and

Whitechapel, shafts between Ranelagh Bridge and Westbourne

Bridge, at North Carriage Drive in Hyde Park, and at Park Lane,

Fisher Street, Hanbury Street and Stepney Green together with a

crossover at Farringdon;

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In the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Newham–

Work No. 1/4A– A railway (5,378 metres in length, in tunnel)

commencing by a junction with Work No. 1/3A at its termination,

passing south-eastwards and terminating at a point 75 metres south-

east of the junction of Bridgeland Road with Victoria Dock Road;

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Work No. 1/4B– A railway (5,337 metres in length, in tunnel)

commencing by a junction with Work No. 1/3B at its termination,

passing south-eastwards and terminating at a point 80 metres south-

east of the junction of Bridgeland Road with Victoria Dock Road;

Works Nos. 1/4A and 1/4B include shafts at Stepney Green, Lowell

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Street, Hertsmere Road, Blackwall Way and Limmo and a station at

Isle of Dogs;

         

In the London Borough of Newham–

Work No. 1/5– A railway (2,752 metres in length) commencing by a

junction with Works Nos. 1/4A and 1/4B at their termination,

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continuing eastwards and through the existing Connaught Tunnel

and terminating at a point 50 metres south-east of the junction of

Winifred Street with Albert Road. Work No. 1/5 includes a station

at Custom House (being a reconfiguration of the existing North

London Line Custom House Station) and alteration of the

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Connaught Tunnel comprising lowering of the track base within the

tunnel;

         

In the London Boroughs of Newham and Greenwich–

Work No. 1/6A– A railway (2,898 metres in length, in tunnel)

commencing by a junction with Work No. 1/5 at its termination,

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continuing south-eastwards beneath the River Thames, continuing

eastwards and terminating at a point 175 metres north of the junction

of Plumstead High Street with Heverham Road;

Work No. 1/6B– A railway (2,911 metres in length, in tunnel)

commencing by a junction with Work No. 1/5 at its termination,

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continuing south-eastwards beneath the River Thames, continuing

eastwards and terminating at a point 170 metres north of the junction

of Plumstead High Street with Heverham Road;

Works Nos. 1/6A and 1/6B include shafts at Warren Lane and Arsenal

Way;

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In the London Boroughs of Greenwich and Bexley–

Work No. 1/7– A railway (3,288 metres in length) commencing by a

junction with Works Nos. 1/6A and 1/6B at their termination,

continuing eastwards and terminating at a point 143 metres north-

west of the junction of Abbey Road with Tunstock Way. Work No.

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1/7 includes the reconstruction of Abbey Wood Station;

         

In the City of Westminster and Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea–

Work No. 1/8A– A railway (497 metres in length) forming sidings,

commencing by a junction with Work No 1/2 at a point 85 metres

south of the junction of Great Western Road with Elkstone Road,

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passing eastwards and terminating at a point 95 metres north-east of

the junction of Westbourne Park Road with Westbourne Park Villas;

Work No. 1/8B– A railway (1,487 metres in length) forming sidings for

construction purposes, commencing by a junction with the Marcon

Sidings of the Reading Railway at a point 90 metres south-west of the

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junction of Great Western Road with Elkstone Road, passing

 

 

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eastwards and terminating at a point 135 metres north-east of the

junction of Westbourne Terrace with Orsett Terrace;

         

In the City of Westminster–

Work No. 1/9A– A replacement bus parking facility, being an

extension of the existing Westbourne Park Garage, comprising an

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elevated deck and ramps;

Work No. 1/9B– A road commencing by a junction with Great Western

Road at a point 100 metres north of its junction with Tavistock Road

and terminating by a junction with Alfred Road at a point 205 metres

south-west of its junction with Harrow Road;

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Work No. 1/10A– A temporary diversion of the Ranelagh Sewer,

commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 5 metres

west of the north-west abutment of the Ranelagh Bridge and

terminating by a junction with that sewer beneath a point below that

Bridge 70 metres north of the junction of that Bridge with Gloucester

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Terrace;

Work No. 1/10B– A reinstatement of the Ranelagh Sewer, commencing

by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 5 metres west of the

north-west abutment of the Ranelagh Bridge and terminating by a

junction with that sewer beneath a point below that Bridge 70 metres

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north of the junction of that Bridge with Gloucester Terrace;

Work No. 1/11A– A passenger subway linking the proposed Crossrail

(Paddington) station to the London Underground Bakerloo line

platforms commencing beneath a point 65 metres north-east of the

junction of Chilworth Street with Eastbourne Terrace and

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terminating beneath a point 10 metres south-west of the junction of

Winsland Street with London Street;

Work No. 1/11B– A road commencing by a junction with Bishop’s

Bridge Road at a point 125 metres north-east of its junction with

Eastbourne Terrace and terminating in South Wharf Road at its

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junction with London Street;

Work No. 1/12– A diversion of a sewer in Eastbourne Terrace,

commencing by a junction with that sewer in Bishop’s Bridge Road

beneath a point 10 metres west of the junction of Eastbourne Terrace

with Bishop’s Bridge Road, and terminating by a junction with that

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sewer in Praed Street beneath a point 11 metres south-west of the

junction of Praed Street with Spring Street;

Work No. 1/13– A subway commencing as a ventilation subway at a

point 55 metres south-west of the junction of Bayswater Road with

Brook Street to the proposed shaft in Hyde Park (part of Works Nos.

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1/3A and 1/3B), continuing as an access subway and terminating at

a point 90 metres south-west of the junction of Bayswater Road with

Clarendon Place;

Work No. 1/14– A passenger subway linking the proposed Crossrail

station to the existing London Underground Bond Street station

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commencing beneath a point 5 metres south-east of the junction of

Davies Street with Weighhouse Street and terminating in the said

Bond Street station beneath a point 40 metres north-west of the

junction of Oxford Street with Stratford Place;

Work No. 1/15A– A temporary diversion of a sewer in Davies Street,

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commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 10 metres

north of the junction of Davies Street with Weighhouse Street and

 

 

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terminating by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 4 metres

south-east of the junction of Davies Street with St Anselm’s Place;

Work No. 1/15B– A reinstatement of a sewer in Davies Street,

commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath a point at the

junction of Davies Street with Weighhouse Street and terminating by

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a junction with that sewer beneath a point 4 metres north-west of the

junction of Davies Street with St Anselm’s Place;

Work No. 1/15C– A diversion of a sewer in Weighhouse Street,

commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 44 metres

north-east of the junction of Gilbert Street with Weighhouse Street

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and terminating by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 5

metres south-west of the junction of Davies Street with Weighhouse

Street;

Work No. 1/16– A diversion of a sewer in Oxford Street comprising a

shaft connecting that sewer with the mid level sewer No.1 beneath a

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point 68 metres east of the junction of Oxford Street with Soho Street;

         

In the City of Westminster and London Borough of Camden–

Work No. 1/17– A utilities culvert commencing beneath a point in

Charing Cross Road 10 metres south-west of the junction of Charing

Cross Road with Oxford Street, and terminating beneath a point in

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that road 25 metres north-west of the junction of Charing Cross

Road with Denmark Place;

         

In the London Borough of Camden–

Work No. 1/18– A temporary road, being a diversion of Charing Cross

Road at its northern end, commencing at its junction with Andrew

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Borde Street and terminating at a point in St Giles High Street 40

metres south of the junction of that street with New Oxford Street;

         

In the City of London–

Work No. 1/19– A shaft and tunnel, for construction purposes,

commencing at a point 15 metres south-east of the junction of Long

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Lane with Aldersgate Street, passing northwards in tunnelled adit

and terminating beneath a point 20 metres north-east of that

junction;

Work No. 1/20– A diversion of a sewer in Aldersgate Street,

commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath the junction of

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Beech Street with Aldersgate Street and terminating by a junction

with that sewer beneath a point 30 metres south of that road junction;

Work No. 1/21– A diversion of the Moorgate Station Sewer,

commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath a point in

Moorgate Station, 80 metres south-east of the junction of Moor Lane

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with New Union Street and terminating by a junction with a sewer

in Fore Street Avenue beneath a point 3 metres south of the junction

of Fore Street and Fore Street Avenue. Work No. 1/21 includes

shafts for construction and maintenance;

         

In the City of London and London Borough of Islington–

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Work No. 1/22– A passenger subway linking the proposed Crossrail

platforms at Liverpool Street station with the London Underground

Northern Line platforms at Moorgate Station commencing beneath a

point in Moorfields 140 metres south-west of its junction with

Ropemaker Street, passing under Ropemaker Street and terminating

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in Moorgate beneath a point 43 metres south-east of that junction;

 

 

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In the City of London–

Work No. 1/23A– A temporary diversion of the London Bridge Sewer,

commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 12 metres

south-west of the junction of Moorgate with Finsbury Circus, and

terminating by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 25 metres

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south-west of that road junction;

Work No. 1/23B– A reinstatement of the London Bridge Sewer,

commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 12 metres

south-west of the junction of Moorgate with Finsbury Circus, and

terminating by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 25 metres

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south-west of that road junction;

Work No. 1/24– A diversion of the sewer in Liverpool Street

commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 10 metres

south-east of the junction of Liverpool Street with Blomfield Street

and terminating beneath a point 40 metres west of the junction of

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Liverpool Street with Old Broad Street. Work No. 1/24 includes

shafts for construction and maintenance;

         

In the London Borough of Tower Hamlets–

Work No. 1/25A– A shaft and tunnel, for construction purposes,

commencing beneath a point 88 metres south-west of the junction of

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Hanbury Street with Spital Street, passing northwards and

terminating beneath a point 126 metres north-east of the junction of

Bratley Street with Weaver Street;

Work No. 1/25B– A conveyor on viaduct or supporting structures

commencing at a point 84 metres north of the junction of Bratley

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Street with Weaver Street, passing north-westwards, then eastwards

and then northwards under the Great Eastern Main Line Railway,

crossing eastwards over the Grand Union/Regent’s Canal and

terminating in Mile End Park at a point 98 metres north-west of the

junction of Grove Road with Ashcroft Road. Work No. 1/25B

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includes a bridge carrying the conveyor over the said Grand Union/

Regent’s Canal;

Work No. 1/25C– An accommodation road, forming an access to the

Great Eastern Main Line Railway viaduct, commencing by a junction

with Vallance Road at a point 60 metres south of the junction of that

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road with Dunbridge Street and terminating at a point 100 metres

south-east of the junction of Vallance Road with Dunbridge Street;

Work No. 1/25D– A railway (652 metres in length) forming a

realignment of the Mile End (Devonshire Street) Sidings,

commencing by a junction with the Great Eastern Main Line Railway

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at a point 228 metres south-west of the junction of Grove Road with

Ashcroft Road, passing westwards and terminating at a point 55

metres north of the junction of Globe Road with Bancroft Road;

Work No. 1/25E– A conveyor on viaduct or supporting structures,

commencing in Mile End Park at a point 155 metres north-west of the

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junction of Grove Road with Ashcroft Road, passing south-

westwards crossing over the Grand Union Canal/Regent’s Canal,

and passing southwards beneath the Great Eastern Main Line

Railway, then passing westwards and terminating in the existing

Mile End (Devonshire Street) Sidings at a point 135 metres north-

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west of the junction of Moody Street with Longnor Road;

Work No. 1/26A– A passenger subway linking the proposed Crossrail

platforms to the London Underground District Line, commencing

 

 

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beneath a point 13 metres north-west of the bridge carrying Durward

Street over the East London Line railway and terminating beneath a

point 33 metres south-east of the junction of Durward Street with

Court Street;

Work No. 1/26B– An escalator linking the proposed Crossrail

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platforms to the London Underground District Line, commencing by

a junction with Work No. 1/26A at a point 61 metres east of the

junction of Durward Street with Court Street and terminating

beneath a point 18 metres south-east of that junction;

Work No. 1/26C– A diversion of the North Eastern Storm Relief Sewer,

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commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 112

metres west of the junction of Durward Street with Brady Street and

terminating by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 100 metres

south-west of the junction of Durward Street with Brady Street.

Work No. 1/26C includes a shaft for construction and maintenance;

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Work No. 1/27– Alteration of the level of Upper Bank Street and

reconstruction of the bridge carrying that road over West India Dock

North, commencing at the junction of Aspen Way with Upper Bank

Street and terminating at a point 143 metres south of its

commencement;

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Work No. 1/28– A jetty incorporating a conveyor, for construction

purposes, commencing in West India Dock North at a point 117

metres north of the junction of Bellmouth Passage with Churchill

Place extending into West India Dock South and terminating at a

point 120 metres south-east of the junction of Bellmouth Passage

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with Churchill Place;

         

In the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Newham–

Work No. 1/29– A jetty, for construction purposes, commencing on the

eastern bank of the River Lea at a point 143 metres north-west of the

junction of Brunel Street with Victoria Dock Road and terminating in

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that river at a point 25 metres west of its commencement;

         

In the London Borough of Newham–

Work No. 1/30– A railway (889 metres in length) being a realignment

of the Docklands Light Railway, commencing by a junction with that

railway at a point 40 metres south-west of the junction of Munday

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Road with Victoria Dock Road, passing eastwards and terminating

by a junction with that railway at a point 168 metres east of the

junction of Chauntler Close with Victoria Dock Road. Work No. 1/

30 includes the reconstruction of Docklands Light Railway Custom

House Station;

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Work No. 1/31– A diversion of the Royal Docks Surface Water Sewer,

commencing by a junction with that sewer beneath a point 88 metres

south-west of the junction of Munday Road with Victoria Dock

Road, and terminating at a junction with that sewer beneath a point

60 metres south-east of the junction of Chauntler Close with Victoria

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Dock Road. Work No. 1/31 includes shafts for construction and

maintenance;

Work No. 1/32A– An accommodation road commencing at a point 32

metres south-west of the junction of Albert Road with Winifred

Street and terminating at a point 42 metres south of the junction of

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Albert Road with Fernhill Street;

 

 

 
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