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UNLOCKING THE RIVER SEVERN) (HOLT

Notice ID: MF0257416

Notice effective from
25th January 2018 to 24th February 2018

THE ENVIRONMENT AGENCY (UNLOCKING THE RIVER SEVERN) (HOLT)
COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER 2018 COMPULSORY PURCHASE OF LAND AND NEW RIGHTS AT HOLT WEIR
Notice is hereby given that the Environment Agency has made the Environment Agency (Unlocking the River Severn) (Holt) Compulsory Purchase Order 2018 under sections 154 and 156 of the Water Resources Act 1991 in conjunction with sections 10 and 18 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975, section 37 of the Environment Act 1995 and relevant provisions of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981. It is about to submit this order to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation and, if confirmed, the order will authorise the Environment Agency to purchase compulsorily the land and the new rights described below required by the Environment Agency for the purposes of or in connection with the carrying out of its functions, namely:
(a) the construction of a fish pass adjacent to Holt weir on the River Severn; and
(b) the maintenance of the fish pass.

A copy of the order and of the accompanying map may be seen at all reasonable hours at The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester, WR1 3PD and also online at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/unlocking-the-severn-diglis-lincomb-holt-bevere-compulsory-purchase-order
Any objection to the order must be made in writing to the Migratory and Freshwater Fisheries Team, Defra, 8th Floor, Millbank, C/O Nobel House, London, SW1P 3JR before 16 February 2018 and should state the title of the order, the grounds of objection and the objector's address and interest(s) in the land.
DESCRIPTION OF LAND AND THE NEW RIGHTS
LAND TO BE ACQUIRED:
All interests in 1,495 square metres of amenity woodland, tracks, river bank and river bed of
the River Severn.
NEW RIGHTS TO BE ACQUIRED:
New rights over:
300 square metres of agricultural land (near The Lenchford Inn) to construct (including any necessary clearance of vegetation) and use an access by foot and with vehicles, for all purposes in connection with the works for the construction of the fish pass; 6,190 square metres agricultural land and river bank and bed of the River Severn (near The Lenchford Inn) to construct (including any necessary clearance of vegetation) and use an access by foot and with vehicles, to enter and undertake works and to use the land as a temporary compound, and the right to moor vessels, for all purposes in connection with the works for the construction of the fish pass;
4,335 square metres of amenity woodland, river bank and river bed of the River Severn to moor vessels, and construct (including any necessary vegetation clearance) and use an access by foot, for all purposes in connection with the works for the construction of the fish pass and in connection with the inspection, maintenance and repair of the fish pass; 4,715 square metres of amenity woodland, tracks, river bank and river bed of the River Severn to enter and undertake works (including any necessary clearance of vegetation), and the right to moor vessels, for all purposes in connection with the construction of the fish pass and in connection with the inspection, maintenance and repair of the fish pass; 1,380 of amenity woodland, tracks, river bank and river bed of the River Severn for access by foot and with vehicles, for all purposes in connection with the inspection, maintenance and repair of the fish pass; and
525 square metres of amenity woodland, river bank and river bed of the River Severn to moor vessels, enter to undertake works, construct (including any necessary clearance of vegetation) and use an access by foot and with vehicles, for all purposes in connection with the construction, inspection, maintenance and repair of the fish pass. Signed: Environment Agency Date: 25 January 2018

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