Town Police Clauses Act 1847
Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order
Order number: 21, 2018
Love Grays Christmas Switch On 2018
Whereas application has been made to the Borough Council of Thurrock for the temporary closure of the road described below, on the occasion of the Grays Christmas Lights Switch On event on Saturday 24 November 2018 as the roads are likely to be thronged or liable to be obstructed.
And whereas the said Borough Council is satisfied that the closure of the highways so described is necessary as the ordinary day to day use of the highway is likely to be obstructed or dislocated by a substantial number of persons.
And whereas the Police have raised no objection to the making of this Order provided that appropriate arrangements are made to exclude vehicles from the roads affected by this Order other than those vehicles associated with the event and that suitable closure notices are displayed.
Now therefore the Borough Council of Thurrock in pursuance of the powers conferred by Section 21 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 and of all other enabling powers hereby makes the following Order:
1. High Street, Grays and Clarence Road shall be temporarily closed in order to facilitate the Grays Christmas Lights Switch On.
2. High Street gated access to remain locked throughout the event and manned for emergency access
3. The Order will come into force at 07:00 until 21:00 on Saturday 24 November 2018.