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Real Estate Podcast EP2: Highways – dedication, adoption, maintenance and stopping up

In this podcast, Herbert Smith Freehills associate Martyn Jarvis explains the difference between dedication and adoption of a highway, what a duty of maintenance of a highway involves and what stopping up is.

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Connected and Autonomous Vehicles – the future?

The BBC and others are today reporting the Department for Transport’s news that the Government has announced funding for a “platooning” feasibility study. This will allow up to three heavy goods vehicles to travel in convoy on motorways with their acceleration, … Continue reading

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Buildings oversailing a public highway: licence for construction and alterations

Authors: Ben Elkington, Associate, Real Estate and Martyn Jarvis, Associate, Planning, London In this post, we consider the requirement to obtain a licence under section 177 of the Highways Act 1980 for construction of, and alterations to, a building which … Continue reading

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