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THE BOURNEMOUTH-SWANAGE MOTOR ROAD AND FERRY ACTS 1923 & 1986 AND TRANSPORT CHARGES

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Notice effective from
27th February 2014, 00:51 to 29th March 2014, 00:51

THE BOURNEMOUTH-SWANAGE MOTOR ROAD AND FERRY ACTS 1923 & 1986 AND TRANSPORT CHARGES &c. (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1954
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that The Bournemouth-Swanage Motor Road and Ferry Company has applied to the Secretary of State for Transport for an Order to revise the charges for the use of the ferry between Sandbanks and South Haven Point. The current and proposed toll charges are set out in the Schedules below:
CURRENT SCHEDULE
Current Toll
1. (a) Pedestrian (One-way toll from Sandbanks) £1.00
(b) Pedestrian (One-way toll from Shell Bay) 0p
2. Pedal or Motor Cycle with no more than three wheels. £1.00
3. (a) Passenger vehicle constructed or adapted to carry not more than 16 persons exclusive of driver with an operating weight not exceeding 3,500 kilograms. £3.50
(b) Goods vehicle with an operating weight not exceeding 3,500 kilograms. £3.50
4. Passenger vehicle constructed or adapted to carry more than 16 persons exclusive of driver with an operating weight not exceeding 20,000 kilograms. £8.00
5. Goods vehicle, or any other vehicle not specified above, with an operating weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms but not exceeding 20,000 kilograms. £7.00
PROPOSED SCHEDULE
Proposed Toll
1. (a) Pedestrian (One-way toll from Sandbanks) £1.00
(b) Pedestrian (One-way toll from Shell Bay) 0p
2. Pedal or Motor Cycle with no more than three wheels. £1.0
3. (a) Passenger vehicle constructed or adapted to carry not more than 16 persons exclusive of driver with an operating weight not exceeding 3,500 kilograms.
(b) Goods vehicle with an operating weight not exceeding 3,500 kilograms. £4.50
4. Passenger vehicle constructed or  adapted to carry more than 16 persons exclusive of driver with an operating weight not exceeding 20,000 kilograms.£9.00
5. Goods vehicle, or any other vehicle not specified above, with an operating weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms but not exceeding 20,000 kilograms. £9.00
Vehicles not specified above, with an operating weight not exceeding 3,500 kilograms, will be charged at the rate applicable for that of the nearest similar vehicle. Where a vehicle is drawing one or more trailers, in addition to the toll chargeable for the use by that vehicle of the ferry, there shall be payable for each trailer an additional toll equal to the toll for the drawing vehicle.
Any person having a substantial interest may, not later than Friday, 11th April 2014, object to the application by giving notice to the Secretary of State, Department for Transport, 2/14 Great Minster House, 33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR, marked for the attention of Julian Smith and quoting reference ROADS 26/4/2 and accompanied by the grounds of their objection, and by sending a copy to the Company at the Ferry Office, Shell Bay, Studland, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 3BA. Please note that the terms of any objection may be communicated to other persons.
It is not the company's intention to fully implement this increase in tolls charged until 1st April 2017. Details of the proposed phased implementation and extended discounts on pre-paid books of tickets are available from the Company at the Ferry Office as detailed above. Dated 21 Feb. 2014 - T. A. Nicol, Secretary, The Bournemouth-Swanage Motor Road & Ferry Company Inc.

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