An Act to consolidate the Highways Acts 1959 to 1971 and related enactments, with amendments to give effect to recommendations of the Law Commission.
A nationally recognised approval scheme for products and systems used in highway works.
HAUC(UK) brings highway authorities, utilities and government together with the aim of working safely and smartly to reduce the impact of street and road works.
A Record at the start of each COU or Full Supply transfer file.
A set of conformance and data quality checks undertaken by GeoPlace and reported to the Authority Address and Street Custodian.
A legislative term for a Heavy Goods Vehicle. A vehicle with a weight of over 7.5 tonnes. See also Heavy Goods Vehicle.
A record of the height, weight or width of a physical object associated with a street.
The specific type of restriction.
HGV. An HM Revenues and Customs taxation term for a vehicle with a weight of over 3.5 tonnes. In everyday use, any heavy vehicle. This term is not used in road traffic legislation. See also Heavy Commercial Vehicle and Large Goods Vehicle.
Section 238 (4) of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003.
A footway which has a special surface and which is constructed and maintained to a high standard.
A footway designated as a principal route and used by an exceptionally large number of pedestrians or cyclists.
Any authority responsible for a Highway to be Maintainable at Public Expense. See also 'Local Highway Authority', 'National/Regional Highway Authority', and 'Highway to be Maintainable at Public Expense'.
Sections 1, 2 and 3 of the Highways Act 1980.
Makes a street a highway and the description of who is allowed to use it.
A Highway which existed before 31st August 1835 or which is adopted by the Highway Authority since that date. Note: other Highways are maintained by public bodies which do not fall within this definition.
Section 36 of the Highways Act 1980.
Any Way over which there is a public right of passage.
The new government company set up in 2015 and charged with driving forward motorways and major A roads. This includes modernising and maintaining the highways, as well as running the network and keeping traffic moving.
A record that has been marked by the Authority Address Custodian as a BLPU not considered existing as an Object.
See also BS 7666-2:2006, page 8, section 6.5.3, table 4 for description.
A record that has been marked by the Authority Address Custodian as an LPI that is considered not to be current.
See also BS 7666-2:2006, page 12, section 7.5.3, table 7 for description.
For full definition, see Appendix J of the DEC-Addresses, found in the Library of the GeoPlace website.