1996 No. 925
The A205 Trunk Road (Mortlake Road, Richmond upon Thames) (Vehicle Height Restriction) Order 1996
20th March 1996
Coming into force
25th March 1996
The Secretary of State for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 6(1) and (3) of, and Part IV of Schedule 9 to, the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(1), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and after consultation with the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis pursuant to section 7(6) of that Act(2), hereby makes the following Order:
1. This Order may be cited as the A205 Trunk Road (Mortlake Road, Richmond upon Thames) (Vehicle Height Restriction) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 25th March 1996.
2. No person shall cause or permit any vehicle the overall height of which, together with the load (if any) carried thereon, exceeds 4.5 metres (14 feet 9 inches) to enter the carriageway beneath the railway bridge situated in Mortlake Road, Kew, the centre point of which lies 63 metres south-east of the south-eastern kerbline of Forest Road.
3. The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames (Mortlake Road, Kew) (Vehicle Height Restriction) Order 1988(3) is hereby revoked.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport
R. T. Thorndike
Director, Highways Agency, London Network Management Division
20th March 1996
1984 c. 27. Section 6(1) was amended by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22), section 168 and Schedule 8, paragraph 21(2).
Section 7(6) was amended by paragraph 3 of Schedule 7 to the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40).