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Section 278 – A Quick Guide for Development Projects

What is Section 278 Agreement ? Section 278 of the UK Highway Act 1980 is a legal provision that allows developers to enter into agreements with the relevant highway authority (usually the local council) to make alterations or improvements to the existing public highway infrastructure. The purpose of Section 278 agreements is to ensure that […]

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Project Management for Real People

A seminar Led by the CIHT Dubai Group and delivered by our Ayodeji Adepoju. This webinar will look at the impact of good project management. The webinar will be followed by a live Q&A.  23 February 2021, 14:00-15:15 CIHT Webinar UNITED KINGDOM

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SEO basics for Small Businesses in the Construction Industry 

Unlikely Conversations: SEO Basics for Small Businesses Last week, a persistent pain in my left elbow led me to seek help from a physiotherapist. An injury I found to be strange unlike having a dodgy shoulder and other football related injuries. Little did I know that this visit would offer more than just relief for […]

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Temporary Traffic Management to allow works to the footway to be undertaken. All temporary traffic management requires a Section 50 Agreement in place prior to placing it in the highway.

Section 50 Agreements – Placing Apparatus in the Highway

A Section 50 Agreement is an Agreement between a developer or contractor and a Local Highway Authority for a licence to work or place apparatus within the highway. The legislation is covered by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, with the pertinent licence information outlined within Section 50.  The Section 50 licence covers […]

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Section 247/248 Agreements An old road layout which used to serve a residential development. In order to provide new adopted highway, the existing adopted highway requires stopping up.

Section 247/248 Agreements – Stopping up of the Highway

Stopping up is a process which allows for the permanent closure or diversion of the adopted highway. Part of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, the process is facilitated by the Department for Transport (DfT) with the stopping up Order being authorised by the Secretary of State. The process of stopping up or diverting the highway […]

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Section 278 Agreements – Permanent Alterations to the Highway

Section 278 Agreements are a legal agreement between a developer and the Local Highway Authority (LHA) which allows the developer to make permanent alterations to the adopted highway as part of a valid planning permission. The Section 278 Agreements are outlined within the Highways Act 1980. The Section 278 Agreement process ensures that all works […]

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