Southwark Improvement Act 1830

Publication Date:January 01, 1830
 
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Southwark Improvement Act 1830

(11 Geo. 4 & 1 Will. 4) c. xlv

An Act for paving, lighting, cleansing, and otherwise improving such Parts of Great Dover Street, Trinity Street, Trinity Square, and the Highways, Roads, Streets, Markets, and other public Passages and Places leading out thereof or abutting thereon or adjacent thereto, all within the Parishes of Saint Mary Newington and Saint George the Martyr Soutkwark, in the County of Surrey, as do not fall within the Powers and Provisions of any existing Acts of Parliament.

[29 May 1830]

ANNO UNDECIMO GEORGII IV. REGIS. **************************************************** Cap. xlv. An Act for paving, lighting, cleansing, and otherwise improving such Parts of Great Dover Street, Trinity Street, Trinity Square, and the Highways, Roads, Streets, Markets, and other public Passages and Places leading out thereof or abutting thereon or adjacent thereto, all within the Parishes of Saint Mary Newington and Saint George the Martyr, Southwark, in the County of Surrey, as do not fall within the Powers and Provisions of any existing Acts of Parliament. [29th May 1830.] W HERE AS many of the Roads, Streets, Markets, and other public Passages and Places in Great Dover Street, Trinity Street, Trinity Square, and Places leading out thereof or abutting thereon or adjacent thereto, all within the Parishes of Saint Mary Newington and Saint George the Martyr, Southwark, in the County of Surrey, as do not now fall within the Powers and Provisions of the several Acts of Parliament hereafter mentioned, or some or One of them; (that is to say,) an Act passed in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for paving the Streets and Lanes within the To'wn and Borough 6 G. 3. c. 24. of Southwark, and certain Parts adjacent, in the County of Surrey, and [Local."] 10 S for 898 llGEORGII IV. Cap.xlv. for cleansing, lighting, and watching the same, and also the Courts, Yards, Alleys, and Passages adjoining thereto, and for preventing Annoyances therein; an Act afterwards passed in the Forty-fourth 44G.3.C.86. Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty, intituled An Act for altering and amending an Act passed in the Sixth Year of His present Majesty, for paving the Streets and Lanes within the Borough of Southwark, and certain Parts adjacent, in the County of Surrey, and for cleansing, lighting, and watching the same, and also the Courts, Yards, Alleys, and Passages adjoining thereto, and for preventing Annoyances therein, so far as the same relates to the West Division thereof as therein mentioned; also another Act passed in the Fifty- 52G.3.c.in. second Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty, intituled An Act for paving the Footpaths, and for lighting and watching that Part of the Kent Street Road which leads from Kent Street End unto the Bridge next immediately below the Green Man Turnpike, situated within the Parish of Saint George the Martyr, Southwark, in the County of Surrey, and certain public Streets, Squares, Lanes, Passages, and Places communicating therewith, respectively situated within the said Parish, or within the Parishes of Saint Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, and Saint Mary Newington, adjoining thereto, and for removing and preventing Encroachments and Annoyances therein; also an Act passed in the Forty-ninth Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty, intituled 49 G.3.C.186. An Act for making and maintaining a Road from the Borough of Southwark to the Kent Road in the County of Surrey; also another Act passed in the Fifty-first Year of the Reign of His said late 51G.3.C.175. Majesty, intituled An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act of His present Majesty for making and maintaining a Road from the Borough, of Southwark to the Kent Road in the County of Surrey; and an Act passed in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present 10G.4.C.H3. Majesty, intituled An Actfor continuing certain Poxversto the Trustees of the R&ctd hading from the Borough ^Southwark to the Kent Road in the County of Surrey, called Great Dover Street, for the Purposes therein mentioned; are insufficiently lighted and cleansed, and are subject to various Annoyances, Nuisances, and Encroachments therein, and the Carriage and Foot Ways thereof are in general very ill paved, and are in great Want of Repairs and Amendment: And whereas it would be attended with great Benefit to the Public, and the Qonveorawce and Comfort of the Inhabitants of the said Roads, Streets, Squares, Highways, Carriage and Foot Ways, Lanes, Courts, Markets, Passages, and Places, if Provision were made for effectually lighting, cleansing, regulating, watering, and improving the same, and for removing and preventing Annoyances, Nuisances, and Encroachments therein, and for paving, repairing, and amending the Carriage and Foot Ways thereof, and for preserving the Pavement thereof for the future; but the Purposes aforesaid cannot be effected without the Aid and Authority of Parliament: May it therefore please Yfow Majesty that it may be enacted j and be it enacted by the King'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, Commission- That the Deputy Master and the Secretary of the Corporation of e. Trinity House of Deptford Strond, the Treasurer of Saint Thomas's Hospital and the Treasurer of Saint Bartholomew's Hospital respec- 11 tively 899 llGEORGII IV. Cap.xlv. tively for the Time being, together with John Williams Davies, Samuel Pen/old Thomas, Abraham Barber, Benjamin Taylor, John Dicker, Robert Main, George Winter, William Hill, Abel Taylor, James Devies Ireland, William Gover, Joseph Hoole, George Liversidge, James Hopkins, Charles Cleeve, Charles Rice, Thomas Rossiter, John Firminger, Thomas Fleming, James Nottage, William Firmin, William Clarke, Nathaniel Clarke, Arthur Rose, James Phillips, William Chad-Wick, William Henry Humpleby, John Crawford, Thomas Johnson, John Becket, Henry Tyler, William Pugh, Ralph Morton, Cornelius Ruck, John Goble, James BoaPwright, John Tombs, John Allsop, Thomas Smith, William Clavill Dyer, William Joseph Williams, John Lyon, John Claxton, William Hodges, Henry Lawson, James Newton, John Brown, Samuel James, Robert Thomas Parnell, William Ward, John Swaine, Henry Rose, Joseph Tapson, William Hall, James Blackett, Hugh Bisshopp, John Stanbury, J Spencer Knowles, James Metcalfe, Thomas Tombs, Thomas Rider, Thomas Rider the younger, Samuel Cooper, Storer Smith, and George Robson, shall be, and they and their Successors, to be elected as herein-after mentioned, are hereby appointed the Commissioners for putting this Act and the several Powers and Authorities hereby given and granted into execution. II. And be it further enacted, That for the Purposes of this Act Limits of the District to be comprised within the true Intent and Meaning this Act. hereof shall commence at or near Saint George's Church in the Borough of Souilmark, and from thence along Great Dover Street to the End thereof, from thence along Warner Street, from the Public House known by the Sign of the Bull to the End thereof j and shall include and comprise the Roads, Streets, Squares, Lanes, Markets, Passages, and public Places immediately communicating with and adjoining the New Kent Road, on the North Side thereof, to Newington Causeway, or abutting thereon; also including the several Roads, Streets, Squares, Lanes, Markets, Passages, and public Places immediately communicating with and adjoining Newington Causeway aforesaid and Blackman Street, on the East Side thereof, to Saint George's Church aforesaid, or abutting thereon ; together also with the several Roads, Streets, Squares, Lanes, Markets, Courts, Yards, Alleys, public Passages and Places already or hereafter to be built within the Limits aforesaid, all within the Parishes of Saint George the Martyr and Saint Mary Newington in the County of Surrey. III. And be it further enacted, That all and every the Powers, Quorum of Authorities, Directions, Matters, and Things by this Act given to Commission- and directed to be done or executed by or before the said Commis sioners, shall and may. be exercised, had, and done by or before any Five or more of them (except only where some other Number is appointed by this Act); and all such Articles, Matters, and Things shall be of as full Force and Effect as if done or executed by or before all the said Commissioners. IV. And be it further enacted, That at every Meeting which shall Chairman of be held to put this Act into execution One of the Commissioners Commission- present thereat shall be appointed Chairman j and in all Cases where ers* there 900 Majority of Commissioners to concur in the making or revoking of Orders. Election of Commissioners. If Commissioners neglect to elect new Commissioners, Inhabitants may elect. lPGEORGII IV. Cap.xlv. there shall arise at any Meeting a Difference of Opinion upon any Question, the Question shall be decided by a Majority of Votes of the Commissioners then present, and if upon any Question there shall be an equal Number of Votes, including the Chairman's Vote, then the Chairman shall give another or a casting Vote. V. And be it further enacted, That no Act, Order, or Determina tion to be made or done at any of the said Meetings shall be good or valid unless a Majority of the Commissioners then present shall concur therein; and that no Order made by the said Commissioners as aforesaid shall be revoked or altered unless a Majority of the Commissioners present at a subsequent Meeting to be held for that Purpose (of which subsequent Meeting Seven Days previous printed or written Notice shall be given to each of the said Commissioners, or left at his usual Place of Abode within the said District comprised within the Limits of this Act, by the Clerk to the said Commissioners,) shall concur in such Revocation or...

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