Compulsory Purchase & Side Road Orders / Public Inquiry

The Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPO) and Side Road Orders (SRO) procedures commenced on Wednesday 11th December 2013 in terms of the formal notifications made. The comments / objection period to Department for Transport closed on Friday 31st January.

Stockport, Cheshire East and Manchester councils received notification from the Secretary of State for Transport that the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) and Side Roads Order (SRO) for the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road have been confirmed on 26th January 2015.

The Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government also confirmed the Council’s Section 19 certificate in respect of public open space on 26th January 2015.

Inquiries for the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road

The National Transport Casework Team from Department for Transport issued a letter to Stockport Council confirming the date of commencement for the associated Inquires on the Side Road Orders and Compulsory Purchase Orders and S.19 Certificate Application to be 30th September 2014. The same letter was issued to objectors of the Side Road Orders and Compulsory Purchase Orders and S.19 Certificate Application.

The Inquiry Inspector was David Wildsmith BSc MSc CEng MICE FCIHT MRTPI. The Inquiries were held at Cheshire Conference & Events (Stockport County FC), Edgeley Park, Stockport, SK3 9DD and the Inspector closed the Inquiries on 17th October 2014.

A list of the proposed orders and the associated Statement of Reasons are made available below for reference:

S.19 Certificate Application

A S.19 Certificate Application was submitted by Stockport Council on behalf of the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road project team to the Secretary of State on 30 April 2014. This is with respect to exchange land and as per the S.19 Public Notice.

Statement of Case

The Statement Case is with reference to the objections lodged to one or both of the Compulsory Purchase Orders and Side Road Orders and which have been passed to the Council by the Secretary of State for Transport.

In accordance with prescribed procedural requirements and for the purposes of the Inquiry, the Statement of Case, which sets out the reason why the Orders have been made, was served on the Secretary of State for Transport and to those parties that submitted an objection to the aforementioned Orders.