§ Mrs. Rosie Barnes
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what value per hectare was given to land lost in Oxleas wood to the construction of the east London river crossing in his Department's cost bearing analysis of that scheme.
§ Mr. Channon
This information is not available.
For the purpose of the cost benefit analysis, the district valuer provided an overall estimate of the cost to all land and property required for the scheme, including 8.3 hectares in Oxleas wood. The estimate also included the cost of land to be acquired and dedicated as open space in exchange for the land taken for the wood.