Relocation of the Queen Victoria statue - Planning Ref 16/00595/LBC

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Dear Transport for London,
With reference to the relocation of the Queen Victoria statue to Northbound approach to Blackfriars Bridge (on traffic island) - planning reference 16/00595/LBC please see link below for reference.

http://www.planning2.cityoflondon.gov.uk...

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 please can you let me have the following information:

1) Has the relocated statue been repositioned on the public highway?

2) If so please can you advise whether this island area is legally designated as carriageway, footway or verge?

3) What item(s) of highway legislation permits the installation of such objects / structures in the highway and which have TFL used in this instance?

Yours faithfully,

Paul

FOI, Transport for London

Dear Mr Robinson

 

TfL Ref: FOI-2902-1718

 

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Dear Mr Robinson

TfL Ref: FOI-2902-1718

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 11
January 2018 asking for information about the relocation of the Queen
Victoria statue.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of
the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. I can
confirm we hold some of the information you require.

 

1)    Has the relocated statue been repositioned on the public highway?

2)    If so please can you advise whether this island area is legally
designated as carriageway, footway or verge?

Yes, the statue has been repositioned on the island which is a footway.

 

3)    What item(s) of highway legislation permits the installation of such
objects / structures in the highway and which have TFL used in this
instance?

The Statue belongs to the City Of London. All the legislations were
followed by the specialist contractor (Rupert Harris) commissioned by City
of London. As City of London were the authority authorised to carry out
the works, you should contact them directly for specific information in
relation to this. You can find their contact details at the following
link:
[1]https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/about-th...

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Lee Hill

Senior FOI Case Officer

 

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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