Roads in UK Law

  • Stovin and Another v Norfolk County Council
    • House of Lords
    • 24 July 1996
    ... ... the right to cross his land, the very purpose of the existence of a public authority like the Council is to spend its resources on making the roads convenient and safe. For that purpose it has a large battery of powers in the Highways Act 1980. These do not actually include a power which would ... ...
  • Bushell v Secretary of State for the Environment
    • House of Lords
    • 07 February 1980
    ... ... and not a local authority should be the highway authority has formed a part of national transport policy since the passing of the Trunk Roads Act in 1936. As part of this national network, or superimposed upon it, there have been constructed by stages during the course of the last thirty ... ...
  • Hall & Company Ltd v Shoreham-by-Sea Urban District Council
    • Court of Appeal
    • 26 November 1963
    ... ... at their own expense, as and when required by the local planning authority, and shall give right of passage over it to and from such ancillary roads as may be constructed on the adjoining land. The ancillary road shall consist of a carriageway 20 ft, wide with a margin 3 ft. vide on each side. (4) ... ...
  • St. Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Board of Finance v Clark (No. 2)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 December 1974
    ... ... some maintenance work there, and traces of tar could be found a little beyond, in the first stretch of the disputed strip short of the cross-roads formed by that strip and the north way" ... 6 Mr Justice Megarry then referred to the erection by Mr Clark of a field gate and ... ...
  • DPP v Jones and Another
    • House of Lords
    • 04 March 1999
    ... ... Order Act 1994, prohibiting the holding of all trespassory assemblies within a radius of four miles from the junction of the A303 and A344 roads adjoining Stonehenge from 2359 hours on Sunday 28 May 1995 until 2359 hours on Thursday 1 June 1995. At about 6.40 p.m. on 1 June 1995 the appellants ... ...
  • Stovin v Wise
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 February 1994
    ... ... 431 and in Ancell v McDermott (1993) 4 All E.R. 355 the police were found not to owe a duty of care to warn highway users of hazards on the roads, but the police it must be emphasized are not the Highway Authority, which has to maintain the roads and may be vested with special power to ... ...
  • Burnside v Emerson
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 03 July 1968
    ... ... It is this: The Surveyor, when he put forward astandard of an inch of rain in an hour, was in fact considering modern roads newly constructed; and he thought that in the case of an older road that might be too high a standard, even though it was part of a Class A road. But ... ...
  • Goodes v East Sussex County Council
    • House of Lords
    • 15 June 2000
    ... ... 12 3. The council's practice ... 13 Although the council denies it has a statutory duty to keep the roads free of ice, it does in fact make considerable efforts to do so. The Highway Superintendent receives weather forecasts from the Southampton ... ...
  • Foodco UK LLP & Others v Henry Boot Developments Ltd
    • Chancery Division
    • 03 March 2010
    ... ... It does not, therefore, need to be covered by a TSA ... 9 In July 1998 the Roads Minister, Lord Whitty, made an important policy announcement. The announcement was embodied in HA 269. The main thrust of the new policy was to ... ...
  • R v Secretary of State for the Environment, ex parte Ostler (pet dis)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 16 March 1976
    ... ... It was to be done in two stages. First, to acquire the land needed for the trunk road itself. Second, to acquire the land needed for the side roads giving access to the trunk road. In respect of each stage there was a public inquiry to consider objections ... 3 The first inquiry (as to the ... ...
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