This paper sets out the guidance that the nominated undertaker was to adopt when applying for section 61 consents for Crossrail construction works, and also sets out the level of information to be provided in support of section 61 applications. The guidance notes Included templates for section 61 applications, dispensations and variations and an indicative timescale for the section 61 consents process.
The guidance was based upon similar arrangements made between Local Authorities and other major projects including the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (now High Speed 1), East London Line Extension, Thameslink Programme, and the West Coast Route Modernisation projects. It also formed the basis of an agreed set of Model Section 61 Consent Conditions
This guidance is applicable to all Crossrail construction activities to which section 61 consents can apply, including surface and sub-surface works both for land and river based activities.
The S61 Guidance Note and Model Consent Conditions can be accessed in the document links below.