Windsor New Road Act 1858

Publication Date:January 01, 1858
Windsor New Road Act 1858

(21 & 22 Vict.) c. cxxiv

An Act to authorize the making of a Turnpike Road from Thames Street in the Parish of Clewer in the Borough of New Windsor in the County of Berks to Oxford Road in the said Parish; and for other Purposes.

[23rd July 1858]

ANNO VICESIMO PRIMO & VICESIMO SECUNDO VICTORIA REGIN.E. Cap. cxxiv. An Act to authorize the making of a Turnpike Road from Thames Street in the Parish of Cleicer in the Borough of New Windsor in the County of Berks to Oxford Road in the said Parish ; and for other Purposes. [23d July 1858.] W HEREAS the Construction of a Turnpike Road from the Southern Side of Thames Street in the Parish of Clewer in the Borough of New Windsor to the Oxford Road in the said Parish, all in the County of Berks, would be of local and public Advantage, but the same cannot be effected without the Authority of Parliament: May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows ; (that is to say,) I. That in citing this Act for any Purpose whatsoever it shall be Short Title. sufficient to use the Expression " The Windsor New Road Act, 1858." the several Meanings hereby assigned to them, unless* there be some- tlon of II. That in this Act the following Words and Expressions shall have Interpretation of Terms. [Local.] 22 5 thin 2002 21 & 22 VICTORIA, Cap.cxxiv. The Windsor New Road Act, 1858. thing in the Subject or Context repugnant to such Construction; (that is to say,) The Expression " the Trustees" shall mean the Trustees for the Time being acting in the Execution of this Act: The Expression " Toll Gate " shall include Turnpikes, Bars, Chains, and Side Gates either on the said Road or the Sides thereof: The Expression " the Road" shall comprise the Road and other Works to be made and maintained under the Powers of this Act: The Word " Person " shall include Corporation : The Word " Lands" shall include Messuages, Tenements, and Hereditaments of any Tenure. Appointment of Trustees. Power to appoint additional Trustees. That all Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the Time being acting for the County of Berks or County of Buckingham, together with the Reverend Stephen Hawtrey, Abraham George Robarts, Alexander Leslie Melville, the Reverend Thomas Thelluson Carter, Edward Rowley Palmer, John Hibbert, Arthur Vansiltart, James Thomas Bedborough, the Reverend Henry Hawtrey, Henry Darvill, William Redford Harris, Henry Driver, John Jones, John Vidler, James Brown, and Henry Peters, and their Successors, being duly qualified to act as Trustees of Turnpike Roads in England, shall be and they are hereby appointed Trustees for carrying this Act into execution. That the Trustees may from Time to Time, at any Meeting under this Act, elect any Number of Persons duly qualified to act as Trustees of Turnpike Roads in England, not exceeding Three in the whole, to be Trustees for the Purposes of this Act, in addition to the Trustees hereby nominated; and the Trustees so elected shall have the same Powers and Authorities for executing this Act as if they had been hereby nominated. Meeting of Trustees. V. That the Trustees shall hold their First Meeting at the White Hart Inn in the Borough of New Windsor in the County of Berks on the First Thursday next after the Commencement of this Act, between the Hours of Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon and Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, and shall then and from Time to Time thereafter adjourn to and meet at such Times and at such Places in the Borough of Neiv Windsor or elsewhere in the Neighbourhood of the said Road as they shall think proper, or as shall be fixed and agreed upon at the last preceding Meeting of the Trustees. Description of Works. VI. That, subject to the Provision herein-after contained, the Works by this Act authorized to be made shall be the following Works ; (that is to say,) A Road of not less than Forty-two Feet in Width, including the Footpaths*, excepting where the said Road shall pass under the Viaduct 21 & 22 VICTORIA, Cflp.cxxiv. 2003 The Windsor New Road Ad, 1858. Viaduct of the Great Western Railway, commencing at the Southern Side of Thames Street opposite the End of Datchet Road in the Town of Windsor in the Parish of Cleiver in the Borough of New Windsor in the County of Berks, and passing thence to the Lands called the Goswells in the said Parish of Cleiver, and thence across the said Lands called the Goswells, and through or under the Viaduct of the Great Western Railway, and extending to and terminating in the Road in the said Parish of Cleiver called the Oxford Road, near the End of a new Road recently made, and leading towards the Holy Trinity Church and the Cavalry Barracks, the whole of which said intended Road will be situate or made in the said Parish of Clewer : And also all necessary Causeways and Footpaths upon or by the Side or Sides of the said intended Road, Toll Houses, Toll Gates, and other proper Works and Conveniences connected with the said Road and the Approaches thereto. VII. And whereas a Plan and Section describing the Line and Levels Works to of the said intended Road and the Lands through which the same are be made to be made, together with a Book of Reference thereto containing the jepo"te(? Names of the Owners or reputed Owners, Lessees or reputed Lessees, Plans. and Occupiers of such Lands, have been deposited with the Clerk of the Peace for the County of Berks at his Office in Abingdon: Be it therefore enacted, That, subject to the Provisions of this Act, it shall be lawful for the Trustees to make and maintain the said intended Road as hereinbefore described in the Line and in and through the Lands delineated on the Plan and described in the said Book of Reference so deposited as aforesaid, and according to the Levels shown upon the Section so deposited as aforesaid, together with all such Causeways, Footpaths, Bridges, Embankments, Cuts, Ditches, Drains, Fences, Diversions of Water, Toll Gates, Toll Houses, and other necessary Works and Conveniences connected therewith or for the Purposes thereof, as they may think requisite, and for all or any of the Purposes aforesaid to-take possession of the Lands and Premises described in such Plan and Book of Reference, making Satisfaction to the Owners thereof and other Persons interested therein for all such Lands, and for all Damage which such Owners or other Persons may respectively sustain by such Works; and it shall be lawful for the Trustees, their Surveyor and Workmen, from Time to Time to enter upon the said Lands, and to mark and stake out the same, and to do any other Work necessary for the Purposes of this Act, at such Times and in such Manner as the Trustees or their Surveyor shall think necessary or expedient: Provided always, that it shall not be lawful for the Trustees to enter upon, take, or purchase any of the Lands or Houses numbered respectively 11 and 18 on the said Plan, without the Consent of or otherwise than by Agreement 2004 21 & 22 VICTORLE, Cjo.cxxiv The Windsor New Road Act, 1858. power of Deviation. Agreement with the Owners, Lessees, and Occupiers of such Lands and Houses respectively. VIII. That, subject to the Provisions of this Act, the Trustees may, in the Construction of the Works by this Act authorized, deviate laterally from the Line thereof to the Extent delineated upon the said Plan, but not in any Case into any Lands not described on the Plan of such Works so deposited as aforesaid or in the said Book of Reference thereto, without the Consent in Writing of the Owner and Occupier of such Lands: Provided always, that the Trustees shall not deviate from the Centre Line of the said Road as laid down on the said deposited Plans between Bier Lane and the Property numbered 45 on the said Plans. Road to be diverted at Request of Great Western Railway Company. Great "Western Railway Company may alter Railway over Road. IX. That in constructing the said Road the Trustees shall, if required by the Great Western Railway Company so to do within Three Months after the passing of this Act, deviate from the Centre Line of the said Road as laid down on the said deposited Plan to such Extent as may be necessary to pass the said Road under the Great Western Railway at the Point at which Gashouse Lane now passes under the same, as shown on the Copy of the said deposited Plan, signed by the Honourable Edward Gordon Douglas Pennant, M.P., and deposited in the Private Bill Office of the House of Commons; but in making such Deviation the Trustees shall not deviate from the Centre Line of the said Road beyond the Limits of Deviation shown on the said deposited Plan, or take for the Purposes of the said Road any Lands not described on such Plan and in the Book of Reference thereto, without the Consent in Writing of the Owner and Occupier of such Lands for that Purpose obtained either before or after the passing of this Act: Provided always, that if the Carriageway of the said Road shall be so diverted at the Request of the Great Western Railway Company then the Footpaths (each not exceeding Seven Feet wide) for the said Road shall, if so desired by the Trustees, be made through the Bays or Openings under the said Railway immediately adjoining the Line of the said Road, the Trustees making good the Fence between the Footpath and the GosweUs which will be removed for the Purpose of making such Footpath. X. That at any Time after the Completion of the Road the Great Western Railway Company shall be at liberty to alter, repair, reconstruct, or widen the existing Viaduct of the said Railway, or to construct any new Viaduct over the said Road: Provided always, that it shall not be lawful for the said Company to stop the Traffic along the said Road, or to do any Act whereby the said...

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