Consultation outcome

England Coast Path from Whitehaven to Silecroft: comment on proposals

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South Beach car park, Whitehaven to Kells (map 1a): approved modifications

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Kells to Birkhams Quarry (map 1b): approved modifications

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Detail of outcome

On 28 September 2015 the Secretary of State announced her decision to approve a stretch of the England Coast Path in Cumbria between Whitehaven and Silecroft.

These maps show the approved modifications.

Feedback received

Full representations for Whitehaven to Silecroft

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Summary of other representations for Whitehaven to Silecroft

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Detail of feedback received

Representations made by a person within paragraph 2(2)(b) to (f) of the Schedule, and Natural England’s comments on those representations which it sent to the Secretary of State on 17 March 2015.

The summary of other representations, and Natural England’s comments on those representations which it sent to the Secretary of State on 17 March 2015.

Original consultation

Summary

Find out about Natural England's proposals to improve coastal access in Cumbria and how to submit a representation or objection.

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Consultation description

On 15 October 2014, Natural England submitted a report to the Secretary of State for the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) setting out our proposals for improved access to the Cumbria between Whitehaven and Silecroft.

All representations and objections will be considered before the Secretary of State makes a final decision about the report.

The report is available as a series of separate documents. You should:

  • read the overview which includes background information to help you understand the proposals and maps
  • use the index map to find the relevant chapter for the length of coast you are interested in
  • open the corresponding chapter of the report for more information

Comment on Natural England’s proposals

Representations and objections about the report can now be made and must be received by Natural England by 5 pm on Wednesday 10 December 2014.

View Defra’s guidance on representations and objections.

Make a representation

Anyone can make representations to us about the report. Read the representation guidance notes before completing the representations form (both are attached above).

Make an objection

Owners and occupiers of affected land may make objections about the report. Read the objection guidance notes before completing the objection form (both are attached above).

Locations to view the report in person

Copies of the report may be viewed at the following locations:

Location Address Contact number
The Copeland Centre, Whitehaven The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven CA28 7SJ 0845 054 8600
Seacote Hotel, St Bees Beach Rd, St Bees, Cumbria CA27 0ET 01946 822300
Tarnside Caravan Park Tarnside, Braystones, Beckermet, Cumbria CA21 2YW 01946 841308
Seascale Library
(check opening times)
Gosforth Road, Seascale, CA20 1PN 01946 728487
The Pennington Hotel, Ravenglass Main St, Ravenglass, Cumbria CA18 1SQ 01229 717222

Documents

Whitehaven to Silecroft overview

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Whitehaven to Silecroft index map

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Whitehaven to Silecroft proposals: chapter 1 with map annexes

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Whitehaven to Silecroft proposals: chapter 2 with map annexes

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Whitehaven to Silecroft proposals: chapter 3 with map annexes

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Whitehaven to Silecroft proposals: chapter 4 with map annexes

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Whitehaven to Silecroft: access and sensitive features appraisal

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Form to make an objection to the proposals

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Notes on making an objection

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Form to make a representation about the proposals

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Notes on making a representation

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Published 15 October 2014
Last updated 2 February 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added maps showing approved modifications to the route.
  2. First published.