Town and Country Planning

2005-10-142006-04-12TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Government Office for the East of England


The Secretary of State for Transport hereby gives notice that, on the application of Odyssey Consulting Engineers, he has made an Order under section 247 of the above Act entitled “The Stopping-up of Highways (County of Essex) (No 3) Order 2006” authorising the stopping-up of an area of all-purpose highway land at Victoria Plaza Shopping Centre, High Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, to enable the refurbishment of the shopping centre to provide covered pedestrian malls, new finishes, lifts, escalators, public toilets, enclosed entrance features, landscaping and covered link to Victoria Railway Station entrance, erect two-storey extension over The Deeping, form additional 56 car parking spaces on flat roof adjacent to Queensway with new pedestrian ramp to be carried out in accordance with the planning permission granted under Part III of the Act to Benoy Ltd on behalf of The Lattice Group Pension Scheme by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council on 14 October 2005 under Ref SOS/04/01802/FUL. Copies of the Order may be obtained, free of charge, on application to the Government Office for the East of England (Planning Casework Team), Eastbrook, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge CB2 2DF (quoting Ref GT/K1555/35/01/21), and may be inspected at all reasonable hours at the offices of Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, PO Box 6, Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6ER. Any person aggrieved by the Order and desiring to question the validity thereof, or of any provision contained therein, on the ground that it is not within the powers of the above Act or that any requirement of that Act or of any regulation made thereunder has not been complied with in relation to the Order, may, within 6 weeks of 12 April 2006, apply to the High Court for the suspension or quashing of the Order or of any provision contained therein. Signed by authority of the Secretary of State L Speed, a Principal in the Government Office for the East of England.