Crane collapse

MQT on 2007-07-18
Session date: 
July 18, 2007
Question By: 
Andrew Pelling
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Does the collapse of the crane at the Croydon Park Hotel next to the A232 have implications for future permissions and risk assessments of crane constructions next to TfL roads?


Answer for Crane collapse

Answer for Crane collapse

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As you are aware, the crane adjacent to the A232 was not erected on TfL land. Nevertheless, the licensing of such apparatus by London Boroughs where it will oversail TfL land is an issue that does have implications for future permissions and risk assessments.

TfL is currently reviewing crane licensing procedures to take account of this incident. The first stage will be an internal review by the end of July followed by discussions with the Boroughs with a view to expeditious resolution.