HC Deb 21 June 1961 vol 642 c134W
Mr. Biggs-Davison

asked the Minister of Transport what progress has now been made with the projected Brentwood bypass; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. Marples

The Order fixing the line of the by-pass was made in February this year. A number of objections were made to the draft Order relating to the side roads. These can I hope be met by certain modifications which I am now discussing with the property owners affected. I expect to authorise a start on the acquisition of land shortly. The date of construction will depend on the progress of the preparation of engineering details and on the acquisition of land.

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