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Rights of way decisions

Decision letters and inspector's reports will be made available here following the decision.

If you would like to request a print copy of any letter or report, contact us using the details at the bottom of the page.

Kirklees Council (Stopping Up of Private Access to Highway) (No 1) Order 2009

Hampshire County Councils refusual to add a bridleway in Corhampton and Meonstoke Parish dismissed 30 April 2010

Nottinghamshire County Council not to make an order in respect of public footpath from Balderton footpath NO 1 through gate to Balderton playing field. LA DIRECTED 30 April 2010
Northumberland County Council not to make an order under section 53(2) in respect of the downgrading of bridleway 4, Bellingham (PART) to footpath. The file was DISMISSED on 29 April 2010

Cornwall County Council Directed to make an order under section 53(2) in respect of a claimed public footpath in Cardinham 29 April 2010

Devon County Council: Add a Footpath at Five Fords Farm, Uffculme, Devon (allowed 25 March 2010)

Kent County Council: Refusal to add a footpath from Kenilworth Close to Droveway Gardens St Margarets, Cliffe (Dismissed 23 March 2010)

Suffolk County Council: Add a Footpath from Footpath 4 Ipswich through the Priory to Footpath 12 Nacton (dismissed 19 March 2010)

Bristol City Council: To add a footpath from Johnsons Lane across Whitehall playing fields to the Bristol Bath Railway path. (Dismissed 19 March 2010)

Hertfordshire County Council: Not to make an order in respect of a claimed footpath from Carbone Hill to New Park Rd/Newgate st, Cuffley and Northaw (allowed 18 March 2010)

Devon County Council: Upgrade Bridleway no 18 Braunton and Bridleway no 6 Georgham to Byways Open to All Traffic (allowed 18 March 2010)

Hertfordshire County Council: Upgrade to Bridleway part of Footpath 40 (Bushey) between Bridleway 51 and the A41 Road (allowed 15 March 2010)

Essex County Council:  Claimed Byway Open to All Traffic at Greenland Grove and Cow Lane, St Osyth (dismissed 15 March 2010)

Derbyshire County Council: Upgrade Footpath 16 Fenny Bentley to a Bridleway and add a Bridleway along Rowfields Lane, Kniveton (dismissed 4 March 2010)

Derbyshire County Council: Bridleway 30 (Grimsell Lane), Holmesfield, Derbyshire (decided 1 March 2010)

Dorset County Council: Add a footpath from Footpath 27 to Footpath 28, Castle Hill, Shaftesbury (allowed 25 February 2010)

Herefordshire Council: Realignment of Bridleway WO22 from Buckenhill Road to Alfords Mill Road, Woolhope (allowed 25 February 2010)

Kent County Council: Downgrade to Footpath status part of Bridleway AE239 Hastingleigh across land at Kingsmill Down Farm(allowed 23 February 2010)

West Sussex County Council: Add a Bridleway between High Street, Balcombe and Bridleway 79W, Turner's Hill (allowed 11 February 2010)

Kirklees Council: Add a Footpath from Fixby Road to Jilley Royd, Fixby (allowed 11 February 2010)

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council: Downgrade Bridleway 140 Cullingworth, Bingley to a Footpath (allowed 9 February 2010)

Cambridgeshire County Council: Add a Footpath at Toseland Road, Graveley (dismissed 9 February 2010)

East Riding of Yorkshire Council: Add a Byway Open to All Traffic (BOAT) at Thimblehall Lane, Newport (allowed 9 February 2010)

Sussex County Council: Application to add footpath from Tram Road to the car park at Rye Harbour

Suffolk County Council: Upgrade Footpath 5 Wattisfield to a Bridleway (allowed 8 February 2010)

Hampshire County Council: Add a Footpath between Odiham Road and Basingstoke Road, Heckfield, Reading (allowed 4 February 2010)

Kent County Council: Add a Footpath at Terry's Lodge Farm, West Kingsdown (dismissed 27 January 2010

Cumbria County Council: Claimed Public Footpath at Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria (allowed 26 January 2010)

Lancashire County Council: Delete Public Footpath 6a, Tatham (part) at Parkside Farm, City of Lancaster (dismissed 21 January 2010)

Chorleywood Definitive Map Modification Order

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council: In respect of a claimed public footpath between 44 and 42 Dewsnap Lane to Blocksages Playing Fields (dismissed 29 July 2009)

Wiltshire County Council: In respect of a claimed bridleway from the south end of Figsbury Road to Winterbourne Barracks, The Winterbournes, Wiltshire (allowed 27 July 2009)

Suffolk County Council: In respect of footpath 1, Wolverstone, Suffolk (allowed 14 July 2009)

Lancashire County Council: Claimed footpaths at Haslingden, Lancashire (allowed 30 April 2009)

Derbyshire County Council: Claimed footpath Bostocks Lane to Footpath 17, Risley Derbyshire (allowed 29 April 2009)

Kent County Council and East Sussex County Council: Claimed footpaths at Bayham Abbey Estate (allowed in part 27 March 2009)

South Gloucestershire County Council: Delete parts of footpaths LHO/29, LHO/30, LHO/31 and LHO/34, Horton, Gloucestershire (dismissed 27 March 2009)

Herefordshire County Council: Deletion of part of footpath TY2 at Tyberton, Herefordshire (dismissed 27 March 2009)

Kent County Council: Claimed footpath KM272 to Battle Lane, Marden, Kent (allowed 27 March 2009)

Bedfordshire County Council: Claimed footpath at Horsekeepers Cottage, Wardhedges, Silsoe (allowed 27 March 2009)

Cornwall County Council: Claimed footpath end of footpath 46 Feock to Trolver Croft, Penpol Creek (allowed 25 March 2009)

West Sussex County Council: Claimed footpath at Royal Arcade, Worthing (allowed 25 March 2009)

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council: Claimed footpath on east bank of Stainforth and Keadby Canal to Wike Well Bridge, Thorne (allowed 25 March 2009)

West Sussex County Council: Two claimed footpaths across land to the south of Cheals roundabout, Crawley, West Sussex (dismissed 24 March 2009)

North Yorkshire County Council: Change the status and realign a bridleway at Nutgill Farm, Ingleton to footpath (allowed in part 24 March 2009)

Norfolk County Council: Delete footpath 7 Hornigtoft (dismissed 24 March 2009)

Essex County Council: Change status to bridleway of footpath 17 Great Oakley and part of footpath 13 Little Oakley and add bridleay along track leading to Clacton Road (B1414) in Great and Little Oakley, Essex (allowed 24 March 2009)

Somerset County Council: Variation of particulars relating to bridleways WL25/17 and WL25/17A, Timberscombe (allowed 19 March 2009)

Lincolnshire County Council: Change of status of restricted byway 11 Netown and Haceby as a byway open to all traffic and add a byway open to all traffic to connect it with A15 (allowed 18 March 2009)

Devon County Council: Claimed by open to all traffic at Braunton footpath 39 and Moor Lane, Peppacott (allowed in part 17 March 2009)

North Yorkshire County Council: Change of status of footpath to a bridleway from Ingfield Lane to Lodge Road, Settle, North Yorkshire (allowed 17 March 2009)

East Sussex County Council: Claimed footpath from southern edge of Edith Avenue North to the southern edge of the recreational area of the Joff Field Peacehaven (allowed 17 March 2009)

Leeds City Council: Claimed footpath at Methley Junction, Leeds (allowed 16 March 2009)

East Riding of Yorkshire Council: Claimed footpath between Main Street and Tranby Lane, Swanland (allowed 16 March 2009)

London Borough of Merton: Claimed footpath at West Barnes (dismissed 12 March 2009)

Suffolk County Council: Claimed part foopath, Withersfield (allowed 12 March 2009)

Buckinghamshire County Council: Change the status of (1) bridleway 24, Little Missenden, known as Featherbed Lane (allowed), (2) bridleway 25, Little Missenden, known as Kingstreet Lane (allowed), (3) bridleway 26, Little Missenden, known as Toby's Lane (dismissed), (4) bridleways 29 and 42, Little Missenden, know as Mop End Lane (allowed), (5) part footpaths 13 and 18, Leckhampstead, between the U516 road at Lower Farm and the A422 (dismissed), (6) bridleways 5 and 10, Maids Moreton, between Avenue Road and the A422 Stratford Road (dismissed), (7) bridleway 6, Stowe and bridleways 11 part and 12, Lillingstone Dayrell known as Holback Lane (allowed), all parts 11 March March 2009

Essex County Council: Claimed bridleway through Hockley Woods, Hockley (dismissed 9 March 2009)

North Yorkshire County Council: Deletion of bridleway at Arrathorne (allowed in part 5 March 2009)

Kirkless Metropolitan Council: Two claimed footpaths at Holmfirth Cattle Market (allowed in part 5 March 2009)

Essex County Council: Claimed bridleway between Gusted Hall Lane and Cherry Orchard Lane (over part footpath 1), Rochford, Essex (allowed 4 March 2009)

Bradford Metropolitan District Council: Deletion of parts of footpaths 16 and 18, Silsden and to add an alternative footpath (dismissed 4 March 2009)

Cumbria County Council: Change of status of bridleway 132005, Stanwix to a footpath dismissed 3 March 2009)

Kent County Council: Claimed footpath from Nelson Road to Shaftesbury Road, Whitstable (allwed 2 March 2009)

Essex County Council: Claimed bridleway from Gusted Hall Lane to Main Road, Hawkwell over Honeypots Lane and Mount Bovers Lane (footpaths 29 and 33, Hawkwell and 32, Rochford) (allowed 2 March 2009)

Essex County Council: Claimed byway open to all traffic between the Esplanade and the beach at Frinton-on-Sea, Essex (dismissed 18 February 2009)

Lancashire County Council: Deletion of footpath 132 at Trawden, Pendle borough (dismissed 17 February 2009)

Kent County Council: Change of status of bridleway MR145 and restricted byway MR60A to byway open to all traffic, Trottiscliffe, Ryarsh and Birling (dismissed 15 January 2009)

Lincolnshire Council: Vary the particulars of byway open to all traffic 21, Yorkshire Moors Bottom Road, Parish of Crowle (allowed 14 January 2009)

East Sussex County Council: Claimed footpath from B2110 to St Michael's and All Saints Church, Withyham (allowed 14 January 2009)

Kent County Council: Change of status of footpath KH624 to byway open to all traffic (dismissed 13 January 2009)

Contact information

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