Roads in UK Law

  • Stovin and Another v Norfolk County Council
    • House of Lords
    • 24 juillet 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 ... ...
  • Rother Valley Railway Company Ltd v Ministry of Transport
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 16 juillet 1970
    ... ... Robertsbridge in Sussex and Tenterden in Kent there is a single line railway track which is 131/2 miles in length and crosses seven public roads including three main roads. It crosses one of these main roads twice. The construction of this railway was started towards the end of the last ... ...
  • Site Developments (Ferndown) Ltd and Others v Cuthbury Ltd and Others
    • Chancery Division
    • 13 janvier 2010
    ... ... and assigns contributing and paying from time to time a due proportion of the expense of making maintaining repairing and cleansing the said roads footpaths sewers and drains until the same shall be adopted by and taken into the charge of the Local Authority which proportion in case of dispute ... ...
  • Adm Milling Ltd v Tewkesbury Town Council & Others
    • Chancery Division
    • 16 mars 2011
    ... ... 5 The growing economy of the eighteenth century led to increased traffic on England's roads. Many of them were little more than tracks (or the remnants of Roman roads) maintained by the parishes through which they ran. Better infrastructure ... ...
  • Bushell v Secretary of State for the Environment
    • House of Lords
    • 07 février 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 ... ...
  • Attorney General, ex rel Yorkshire Derwent Trust Ltd and Another v Brotherton and Others
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 31 juillet 1990
    ... ... A helpful analogy is provided by turnpike roads. In R. v. Lordsmere [1850] 15 Q.B. 689 a turnpike road was held to be a public highway usable by all, subject to payment of tolls by those liable ... ...
  • Hall & Company Ltd v Shoreham-by-Sea Urban District Council
    • Court of Appeal
    • 26 novembre 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 décembre 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 mars 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 février 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 ... ...
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