The Appointment of a Strategic Highways Company Order 2015

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2015/376

This Statutory Instrument has been published in substitution of the SI of the same title which was incorrectly numbered as S.I. 2015/651 and published online in error.

2015No. 376

HIGHWAYS, ENGLAND

The Appointment of a Strategic Highways Company Order 2015

10thMarch2015

1stApril2015

The Secretary of State for Transport makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 1(1) and (2) and 2(1) to (3) of the Infrastructure Act 2015( 1).

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Appointment of a Strategic Highways Company Order 2015 and comes into force on 1st April 2015.

Appointment of a Strategic Highways Company

2.-(1) Highways England Company Limited, incorporated in England and Wales under company number 9346363, ("the company") is appointed as a highway authority.

(2) The company is appointed in respect of an area consisting of the whole of England.

(3) The company is appointed as the highway authority for all highways within that area for which the Secretary of State for Transport was the highway authority immediately before this Order came into force, except for-

(a) the M6 Toll Road;(b) the eastbound carriageway of the M48 motorway from the boundary with Wales to a point 400 metres east of the outer edge of the eastern abutment of the Aust Viaduct;(c) the westbound carriageway of the M48 motorway from a point 500 metres east of the outer edge of the eastern abutment of the Aust Viaduct to the boundary with Wales;(d) the eastbound carriageway of the M4 motorway from the boundary with Wales to a point 60 metres east of the Binn Wall and 140 metres north of the Severn Tunnel Air Shaft;(e) the westbound carriageway of the M4 motorway from a point 60 metres east of the Binn Wall and 140 metres north of the Severn Tunnel Air Shaft to the boundary with Wales.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

John Hayes

Minister of State

Department for Transport

10th March 2015

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order appoints Highways England Company Limited (Company No. 9346363), ("Highways England"), as a highway authority for all highways in England for which the Secretary of State for Transport was the highway authority immediately before this Order was made, except for the M6 Toll Road and the roads that form part of the Severn Crossings up to the border with Wales. Those highways not...

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