Guidance

Schedule 14 decisions in 2019, 2020 and 2021

Schedule 14 to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 decisions issued by the Planning Inspectorate and published after 1 January 2019

Decisions published before 1st January 2019.

19 February 2021 - FPS/A0665/14D/5 Cheshire West & Chester Council, FPS/D3450/14D/149, FPS/D3450/14D/151 and FPS/D3450/14D/152-156 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/E0535/14D/3 Cambridgeshire County Council, FPS/G3300/14D/45-47 Somerset County Council, FPS/K2800/14D/10 Northamptonshire County Council, FPS/L3055/14D/13, FPS/L3055/14D/16, FPS/L3055/14D/17 and FPS/L3055/14D/18 & 19 Nottinghamshire County Council, FPS/R0660/14D/7 Cheshire East Council, FPS/U4610/14A/1 Coventry City Council.

04 December 2020 - FPS/D3450/14D/132, 133 & 134 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/D3450/14D/148 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/G1440/14A/9 East Sussex County Council, FPS/H0900/14D/7 Cumbria County Council, FPS/L3055/14D/14 Nottinghamshire County Council, FPS/L3055/14D/15 Nottinghamshire County Council, FPS/L3245/14D/5 Shropshire Council, FPS/L3245/14D/6 Shropshire Council, FPS/M1900/14D/27 Hertfordshire County Council, FPS/U1050/14A/12 Derbyshire County Council, FPS/W2275/14A/22 Kent County Council.

06 October 2020 - FPS/A4710/14D/12 Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, FPS/D0840/14D/42 Cornwall Council, FPS/G3300/14D/41 Somerset County Council, FPS/N5090/14D/3 London Borough of Barnet Council, FPS/Z4718/14D/17 Kirklees Council.

Bedford Borough Council

The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by adding a footpath from the junction of Wymington Bridleway 11 and Footpath 1 via the “Ballast Pit” and Railway Accommodation Arches to Wymington Footpath 6 in the parish of Wymington


Definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by deleting Footpaths WOO 7 and WOO 10 in the parish of Wooton.

Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Application to add a footpath from Chapel Street, Queensbury, via Cambridge Place and the path known as Mawksome Nick to High Street, Queensbury


Application to delete Footpath 19 at Daisy Hill Farm (Parish of Keighley) (OMA ref. 66660/T55)

Buckinghamshire County Council

Application to upgrade to a Byway Open to All Traffic the footpath which joins the two adopted made-up sections of Princes Road from junction with Groves Close (at eastern end) to junction with made-up (adopted) section at western end (OMA ref. 16855WDJ)

Bury Council

Various routes

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Application to upgrade to a Restricted Byway the Footpath shown as Ripponden 51 from its junction with Ripponden Old Bank to Highlee Lane at Little Haven (junction with Ripponden 62)

Cambridgeshire County Council

Application to upgrade to a Bridleway the Footpath from Witcham Road, Mepal, along the full length of the Rushway to the intersection with Footpath Mepal 9 (OMA ref. M080)


The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by adding a footpath between Virginia Way and Alabama Way to “Long Plantation” Woods and thence to Hill Rise Park


Application to upgrade to a bridleway the footpath (Houghton and Wyton 9 and St Ives 10) from bridleway Houghton and Wyton 11 to the junction with ‘The Thicket Footpath’; to add the bridleway from the junction of footpath St Ives 9 and the route shown on the adopted roads map as ‘The Thicket Footpath’ along ‘The Thicket Footpath’ to Westwood Road (St Ives and Houghton)

Central Bedfordshire Council

Application for the addition of a Byway Open to All Traffic from Hyde 6 BW at the county boundary with Bedfordshire to the junction of Hyde Lane and Farr’s Lane (OMA ref. HYD/DMMO_53/AM)

Cheshire East Council

Application to add a Bridleway from Plant Lane to Dragons Lane, Moston Sandbach (OMA ref. CO/8/39)


The Definitive Map and Statement for the area should be modified by deleting Footpath No.15 (part) Parish of Rainow between Charles Head Farm and the Kettleshulme parish boundary and deleting of Footpath No. 23 Kettleshulme.


The definitive map and statement for the area (‘DMS’) should be modified by adding footpaths from Carver Avenue/Crescent Road to Byley Lane, Cranage.


Application for the addition of a Footpath from the Canal Bridge at SJ 94640 82427 (leaves FP13 Lyme Handley) to Near Throstlenest Farm at SJ 95010 82390 (re-joins FP13 Lyme Handley)


Addition of a Public Footpath from Newcastle Road (A34) to Padgbury Lane, Congleton (OMA ref. CO/8/40)


Application for the addition of a Bridleway known as Manor Drive between Nantwich Road (A530) and Kerridge Close, Middlewich (OMA ref. CO/8/52)

Cheshire West & Chester Council

Application to vary the particulars of Footpath no. 7 Cuddington (OMA ref. CWAC/016/DMMO)


Application for the addition of a public footpath between St Bedes Drive and Wallerscote Road, Weaverham (OMA ref. CWAC015/DMMO)

Cornwall Council

Application to downgrade a section of Byway Open to All Traffic No.47 Tintagel to a Footpath from north west corner of field OS 818 (the boundary of The Hermitage) to join with FP No.46 (OMA ref. WCA570)


Application to add Footpaths and a Restricted Byway from road U6002 Trevegean (grid ref SW 3666 2933) to Footpaths 25, 26 and 27 (grid refs SW 3677 2936, 3677 2933 and 3677 2931) (OMA ref. WCA 651)


Application for the addition of a restricted byway from lane from A388 Road to Trekenner Mill to lane down to Old Treburley and fork lower down the lane to Old Treburley


Application for the addition of a footpath running from Trerieve Estate to Deviock Hill, Deviock (OMA ref. WCA 544)


Application to upgrade to Restricted Byway the entire length of BudeStratton Footpath 8, as identified on the Definitive Map from Northcott Mouth Road U6192 (grid ref SS21865 08176) to Stibb Road C0030 at Poughill (grid ref SS22714 08240) (OMA ref. WCA 632)


Application to delete Footpath 6 Veryan from Point A (grid ref SW 9375 3934) to Point C (grid ref SW 9381 3936) and to add a Footpath from Footpath 6 the Jacka (grid ref SW 9375 3934) to Footpath 7 The Lugger Hotel (grid ref SW 9377 3941) Portloe (OMA ref. WCA/581)


Application for the addition of a Footpath from NE corner of field 3767 to SW corner of field 3767 at Trevithal hamlet, Paul, Penzance (OMA ref. WCA 636)


To add a bridleway which runs from Ventonwyn Farm past Ventonwyn Wood to road near Dowgas/Downderry; adding the right of way from Dowtonwyn Harvose Farm to Downderry to Coombe Hill Road; and upgrading the bridleway from Rosewyn to Harvose Farm (WCA589) Upgrading the bridleway from Ventonwyn Farm to Trewinnow Farm (WCA590) o add a bridleway running from road near Ventonwyn Mine to Dowgas known as Dump Lane (WCA591) Adding the bridleway from where path breaks left to Coombe Hill; and upgrading the bridleway from Coombe Hill near viaduct where path breaks left to towards Coombe Hill (WCA592) Upgrading the bridleway from Nantellan past Garlenick Manor to road (WCA593)


Application to add a footpath which runs from Footpath 13 and St Ives Bay Line Railway Bridge to sea/dune side of Railway Line to meet Footpath 13 where it crosses Railway Line (Cornwall Council ref: WCA 551) AND Application to add a footpath which runs from Footpath 13 and St Ives Bay Line Railway Bridge to foreshore (CC ref: WCA 552) AND Application to add a Footpath from Green Lane to Footpath FP/113/13 (CC ref: 568)


Application to add a footpath which runs from Choone Farm Lane Footpath 52 (grid ref 4241 2461) to Quarry, Moorcroft Footpath 51 (grid ref 4224 2464) (Parish of St Buryan)


Application for addition of a Restricted Byway from U6066 to the foreshore at Tregatreath, Mylor Bridge (OMA ref. WCA627)


Addition of a Footpath running from Wheal Friendly grid ref 5120 7200 to Rocky Lane grid ref 5140 7195, Parish of St Agnes (OMA ref. WCA583)


Addition of a bridleway from lower Tredinnick Wood, grid ref SX 156 665, to Road U6159 at Little Trenay, grid ref SX 160 667(OMA ref. WCA 623)

Coventry City Council

A footpath, between Westwood Heath Road and another application right of way upon which the City Council is yet to consult, should be recorded on the Definitive Map and Statement for the area.

Cumbria County Council

Application to upgrade Warsop Footpath No.15 and Footpath No.12 to a Bridleway running from south of William Wood Bridge along William Wood Lane to the old rail line (OMA ref. 1132)


Derbyshire County Council

Footpath 41, Cromford, a route running from Restricted Byway 50 to Lea Road at Lea Bridge, should be upgraded to bridleway status


The definitive map and statement (‘the DMS’) for the area should be modified by adding a bridleway from Dam Lane, Alsop SK1582 5508 to A515 via Alsop Station SK1553 5495


The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by adding a footpath from public footpath No 108 to public footpath No 107 in Belper

Devon County Council

Application to add a footpath from Ordnance Survey land parcel 342 through Glebe Yard to Station Road


Application to add a Footpath from A375 Sidmouth Road to Whitmore Way, Honiton


Footpath at Hayne Farm, Gittisham, linking Hayne Lane to Parsonage Lane at Goldcombe Farm, should be added to the definitive map and statement for the area as a public footpath

Dorset County Council

Beaminster Bridleway No. 14 should be upgraded to a byway open to all traffic (“BOAT”)


A footpath between Higher Holt Farm and Fuzzy Grounds, in the parish of Melbury Osmond (“the claimed route”), should be added to the definitive map and statement for the area.

Application to add Public Footpath between Higher Holt Farm and Fuzzy Grounds, Parish of Melbury Osmond (OMA ref. T513)

East Sussex County Council

The definitive map and statement of public rights of way should be modified by adding a Restricted Byway running from the Street, Piddinghoe (point A on the plan appended to this decision) to public footpath 9 Piddinghoe (point B on the appended plan).


The area should be modified by adding a footpath running from Ashcombe Lane at grid reference 539241 108452 (B) to a junction with the western end of Lewes Footpath 37 at the parish boundary at grid reference 539602 108721 (A)


Various routes


Application to add a footpath from Footpath 51 at Oak Wood, Wadhurst, to Footpath 45 at Beggars Roost, Wadhurst


Application to add a Footpath from Firle Road to Glynn Road, Peacehaven together with a spur leading up to Pelham Rise


Various routes


to add a Footpath from an end-on junction with Footpath Tarring Neville 1 at the parish boundary at grid reference 544395 103008 to the riverside path South Heighton 17 at grid reference 544391 102555 (Parish of South Heighton) (OMA Ref: RWO/225/sc14)


To upgrade Tangley FP12to Byway Open to all Traffic


Application to add a footpath from De Montfort Road at grid reference 540698 110110 to Western Road at grid reference 540692 110088


Application to add a Footpath from point A on Footpath Little Horsted 5 at grid reference 547084 118685 to point B on the Lewes to Uckfield Road at grid reference 546545 118650 (Parish of Little Horsted) (OMA ref. RWO/220)


Application for the addition of 3 public footpaths in the parish of Chailey (OMA ref. RWO 213)


Application to add Bridleway from Barcombe Mills Road (TQ 433147) to western end of Hayes Lane (TQ 432149) and to Byway Barcombe 25a (Parish of Barcombe) (OMA ref. RWO 213)


Application to upgrade two sections of public footpath to restricted byway (grid Reference 549044 121217 (Point A) through grid reference 548586 121607 (Point B) to grid reference 548451 121648 (Point C)) (OMA reference: RWO 218)


Various footpath, byway and bridleway updates

Essex County Council

Various routes


Application to upgrade Footpath 63 (part) and Footpath 67 in the parish of Shalford to a restricted byway (OMA ref. 987)


The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by adding a limitation affecting the public footpath known as Footpath 21 Great Wakering.

Gloucestershire County Council

Various appeal routes

Hampshire County Council

Various changes


To upgrade Tangley FP12to Byway Open to all Traffic


To downgrade a bridleway Byway Open to All Traffic (‘BOAT’) 19, also known as ‘the Milky Way’ (‘the appeal route’)

Herefordshire Council

Various routes


The appeal route, near Highbridge Farm, Ledbury, should be added to the definitive map and statement for the area as a public footpath

Hertfordshire County Council

Application to add a Footpath from the junction of Chestnut Avenue (TQ 04124 95964) to the junction of Berry Lane (TQ 03830 95632); and a Byway Open to All Traffic from the junction of the un-made Footpath with gravel track at top end of South Park Avenue (TQ 03932 95889) to the junction of Berry Lane (TQ 03830 95632), Chorleywood (OMA ref. 3R/103/MOD)


A footpath between Upper Ashlyns Road and Chesham Road, Berkhamsted (“the claimed route”), should be added to the definitive map and statement for the area.


Various changes


Application to add the footpath from Bushey Grove Road to Ashlyn Close, Bushey (OMA ref. HTM/160/MOD)


The Appellant claims that a number of routes at Park Wood, Ragged Hall Lane, St Michael Rural should be added to the definitive map as footpaths.


Application to add a Restricted Byway at Charlton Road, formerly Mill Lane (OMA ref. NH/302/MOD)


The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by adding Finch Lane, from Aldenham Road in a south easterly direction to the junction with Homefield Road, as a byway open to all traffic


Order Making Authority Application References NH/48 and NH/305


The Appellant claims that a footpath running from Moor Lane to Holloway Lane should be upgraded to the status of Byway Open to All Traffic (BOAT)


Application to upgrade to restricted byway the footpath (part of Wigginton 11) from Hemp Lane to a point about 110 yards north of Crawley’s Lane (Parish of Wigginton)


Various routes


Multiple applications


Upgrading to a Bridleway the Footpath (part of FP 21 Ridge) from Packhorse Lane to Mimms Lane (Parish of Ridge) (OMA ref. HTM/79)

Isle of Wight Council

The definitive statement should be modified in respect of a section of Footpath NT 46 (“NT46”) in the parish of Niton and Whitwell.

Kent County Council

The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by adding a footpath between The Street and the Village Green, Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent


Application to add particulars to record limitations to Restricted Byway AB27, Smallhythe Road to Morghew Park Estate. (OMA ref. PROW/AS/C412)


The definitive map and statement of public rights of way should be modified by deleting part of footpath ZF5 Faversham, as shown on the definitive map at the time of the application shown by ZF5 A – B on the plan appended to this decision as Appendix A. The current definitive alignment of footpath ZF5 and ZF43 is shown F – E – D – C – B – A on the plan appended to this decision as Appendix B

A footpath running through Coldblow/Horseshoe Woods at Ripple (“the claimed route”) should be added to the definitive map and statement for the area.


The definitive map and statement of public rights of way should be modified by upgrading footpath SR96 in the parish of Kemsing and footpath MR227 in the parish of Wrotham to bridleways.


Application to add a public footpath running from public footpath HM149 by Hind Close to the forecourt of the Ship Inn (Ship Close) at Dymchurch, Kent

Kirklees Council

Application to add a Public Footpath from Old Lane to Taylor Lane, Scapegoat Hill in the District of Colne Valley (OMA ref. D105-65)


To add a public footpath in the District of Kirkburton which starts at the Bowling Club drive to Woodsome Road and ends at KIR/55/10 thereby creating a circular walk (Farnley Tyas) (PLA/HG/D105-164)


The appeal routes at Highfields/Clare Hill, Huddersfield, should be added to the definitive map and statement for the area as public footpaths.


Application to add a restricted byway from Chaster Street off Healey Lane to Chaster Street off Carlinghow Lane in the District of Batley (OMA ref. 872/7/MOD/1/Chaster/GC/File 202)


Application to add a byway open to all traffic from Green Lane to Choppard Lane, Washpit Mills, Parish of Holmfirth (OMA ref.872/7/MOD/6/Washpit/ GC/File 194)


Application for the Addition of a Footpath Between Deal Lane and Handel Street, Golcar


Application to add a footpath and bridleway at Moorvale and Old Woodyard, Marsden, West Yorkshire (OMA ref. 872/7/MOD/2/ Moorvale/GC [File 150])

Lincolnshire County Council

Application to delete part of Footpath 9 in the Parish of Benniworth (OMA ref. Benniworth DMMO 357/KJB)


Addition of a Bridleway at Lincoln Lane (Parishes of Heapham and Upton) (OMA ref. Heapham DMMO 350)

Liverpool City Council

The appellant claims that a footpath between Chatsworth Avenue and Lynwood Road, Liverpool (“the claimed route”) should be added to the definitive map and statement for the area.

London Borough of Barnet Council

Application for the addition of several Public Footpaths.

London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames

A route should be recorded as a public footpath on the Definitive Map and Statement for the area - The claimed route is through the curtilage of the Church of St Michael and All Angels from Elm Bank Gardens to Charles Street

Norfolk County Council

Various Routes


Application to add a footpath from Bodham Common leaving Bodham Footpath No. 1 at grid reference TG 1072 3955, to the Cromer Road at grid reference TG 1078 3992 and then continuing to Bodham Woods at grid referrence TG 1083 4017 (OMA ref. 52067/HP52/1) And Application to add a restricted byway from Brakefield Lane (U35020) at grid ref TG 0275 0885, to Mattishall Road (U35014) at grid ref TG 0347 0889 (OMA ref. 55027/HP168/5)

Northamptonshire County Council

Application to add a Footpath from Prospect Avenue to the Greenway and to Shirley Road, Rushden


Add footpath across the former railway line from ED8 to A45

North Yorkshire County Council

Upgrading footpath 10.177/084 (A-B on the plan appended to this decision) and bridleway 10.177/085 (C – D on the appended plan) to Restricted Byways and by adding B- C as a Restricted Byway


Application to add to the Definitive Map a Public Footpath at the north of Beacon Road, Seamer, Scarborough (OMA ref. SCAR/2016/02/DMMO)


Application for the Addition of a Footpath between Ingthorne Lane and Meadow Lane, South Milford


Application to direct North Yorkshire County Council to determine an application for a Definitive Map Modification Order to add a footpath from Oriel Close and Weaponness Valley Close to Seamer Road and Queen Margaret’s Road, Scarborough


Application to record a Restricted Byway from Fangdale Beck to Low Mill, Bilsdale Midcable (OMA ref. HAM/2016/01/DMMO)

Nottinghamshire County Council

Applications to add A Footpath in the Parish of Marnham running from Fledborough Footpath 1 (SK780779) to Marnham Road (SK779705); AND A Footpath in the Parishes of Marnham / Normanton on Trent / Weston running from the Footpath between Marnham Road (SK779705) to Tuxford Road (SK778692) (OMA refs. 1093 & 1097)


Add the Bridleways situated in the Parishes of Holme Pierrepont and West Bridgford and running from Holme Road, Lady Bay to West Bridgford FP12 and Holme Pierrepoint FP10 & FP15 and Adbolton Lane; and Upgrade to a Bridleway the route known as West Bridgford FP12 and Holme Pierrepont FP10 & FP15 running from Trent Bridge, West Bridgford to Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont and Holme Pierrepont County Park (OMA ref. 1184 & 1185)


Application to add a Footpath situated in the Parish of Finningley and Misson and running from A614 to Misson Village (OMA ref. 1191)


Application to add Bridleways situated in Parishes of Mansfield Woodhouse and Rainworth running from Mansfield Bridleway 34 to Mansfield Woodhouse Bridleway 25 and from that Bridleway to Rainworth Bridleway 4; and to add a Footpath situated in the Parish of Mansfield Woodhouse from Mansfield Woodhouse Bridleway 25 to Footpath 24 (OMA ref. 1135)


Application to add a Footpath running from Edingley Footpath No. 1 (SK676566) to Southwell Road, Kirklington (SK 677572) (Parish of Edingley / Kirklington) (OMA ref. 1084)


Application to upgrade Warsop Footpath No.15 and Footpath No.12 to a Bridleway running from south of William Wood Bridge along William Wood Lane to the old rail line (OMA ref. 1132)


Application to add a bridleway situated in the parish of Mansfield Woodhouse running from New Mill Lane to Mansfield Woodhouse Bridleway 31.


Various routes


Applications to add new public rights of way and upgrade existing rights of way in the parishes of Cuckney, Norton and Warsop (Council Ref: 1113)


Application to add a restricted byway between Warsop Byway 52 and the A60 Leeming Lane (Council Ref: 995)


A route should be recorded as a public footpath on the Definitive Map and Statement for the area


Applications to add new public rights of way and upgrade existing rights of way in the parishes of Everton and Gringley on the Hill (Council Refs: 1165, 1166 and 1167)


Application to upgrade to a byway open to all traffic the track from Carr Lane to farmland running from Forge Cottage, Carr Lane. Also/carrying to farmland 30 metres to rear of cottage/ footpath No.8 (ref. 1171)


The Appellant claims that the appeal route from Highland Grove to Worksop Bridleway No. 34, Worksop should be added to the Definitive Map and Statement as a public footpath.

North Somerset Council

The appeal route, a public Footpath, should be upgraded to a bridleway.


The definitive map and statement of public rights of way should be modified by upgrading a section of footpath LA6/16 to a bridleway and adding a further section of bridleway to at Ruggs Lane, Cleeve


That (1) a route should be recorded as a public bridleway and (2) that a recorded bridleway should be downgraded to a public footpath on the Definitive Map and Statement for the area


Application to upgrade the ‘Footpath and Road Used as a Public Path (‘RUPP’)1’ from the County Road, Rickford Lane, Burrington to Rickford Farm, Burrington and the County Road, to a BOAT.


An Order should be made to modify the Definitive Map and Statement by showing as a Byway Open to All Traffic (‘BOAT’) part of a route recorded as Public Footpath 29/76 in Sandford.


Application to upgrade to a bridleway, footpaths AX10/38 and AX14/3 (part) and the addition of a bridleway between Stoney Lane and the junction with footpath AX14/3 north east of Mendip Lodge on the land at Mendip Lodge Wood Burrington (OMA ref. MOD 24)

Northumberland County Council

The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by upgrading the footpaths known as Parish of Doddington Public Footpath No 6 and Parish of Chatton Public Footpath No 29 to a bridleway/restricted byway from Byway Open to All Traffic No 21 north-east of Doddington Quarry in a general southerly direction crossing the Doddington/Chatton parish boundary to join the C38 road northwest of Weetwood Hall.


The appeal route from Chillingham Barns to Amerside Law (Parishes of Chatton and Chillingham) should be added to the Definitive Map and Statement as a Restricted Byway.


The Appellant claims that the definitive map and statement of public rights of way should be modified by upgrading to a restricted byway Footpath No 26, West Allen from the Cumbria County boundary at Blacklaw Cross to where it joins Byway Open to all Traffic No 37 at Kiersleywell Bank.

Oxfordshire County Council

Application to add footpath from Brook End, Chadlington to Boot Cottage (OMA ref. 03481)


Addition of a Restricted Byway in the Parish of Brize Norton from the B4477 northwards to junction with Minster Lovell Bridleway No.8 (Ting Tang Lane) (OMA ref. DMMO 03090)

Sefton Council

Various routes

Shropshire Council

Application to modify the Definitive Map and Statement by the addition of a Footpath from the junction with Footpath Bucknell 5 to the county boundary and the junction with Footpath BC1 (Buckton and Coxall) (Parish of Bucknell).


Application to modify the Definitive Map and Statement by the addition of a Bridleway from Pitchford (grid ref 530 036) to Golding (grid ref 544 034) (Parishes of Pitchford and Cound, South of Shrewsbury).


Application to upgrade Footpath 67 to Restricted Byway from The Wyke to Footpaths 65-66 Benthall Edge (Parishes of Much Wenlock and Benthall) and to upgrade the Footpath in the Parish of Buildwas and Sheinton to a Bridleway from GR 6190 0370 to GR 6410 0390


Application to amend the Definitive Map and Statement by the addition of a Public Bridleway from Ollerton Lodge to Peplow Chapel, Parish of Stoke upon Tern (OMA ref. 124)


Application to add a public footpath at Greenfields Recreation Ground (Bagley Ward)

Somerset County Council

Various routes


Application to add a Public Footpath to Somerset County Council’s definitive map and statement at Wallbridge, Adderwell (OMA ref. MOD860)


To upgrade AX1/19 and AX1/20 (in the Parish of Axbridge) and AX13/7 (in the Parish of Cheddar) to bridleways, restricted byways, or byways open to all traffic (‘BOATs’)


Charmoor Drove, Hamway Lane and Charmoor Lane should be added to the definitive map and statement for the area as a restricted byway.


Sections of Footpaths L17/3 and L17/15, in the parish of Kingsbury Episcopi, should be upgraded to bridleway status. This route (“the claimed route”) is shown between points A-B-C on the attached map.


Application for the addition of a Restricted Byway which runs from 540297 (junction with Combe Lane) to 542296 and from 543295 to 549290 (junction with A37) and to upgrade to a Restricted Byway the Footpath which runs from 542296 to 543295 (Witheybed Lane, Charlton Mackrell) (OMA ref. RW/637M/ED)


A route running along public footpath AX 13/25 and part of public footpath AX 13/102 should be upgraded to bridleway status


Addition of Restricted Byway, Sixteen Acre Lane, Parish of Combe St Nicholas, Somerset (OMA ref. RW/629M/ED)

Staffordshire County Council

Various routes


Application to upgrade a public bridleway to a byway open to all traffic at Brick Kiln Lane, Barton under Needwood


Application to add a Footpath from Forge Lane to Little Aston Lane, Parish of Shenstone (OMA ref. 17710)


Application to upgrade to bridleways the footpaths - Heaton Parish FP 38 and Leekfrith Parish FPs 13, 15 (part) & 16 (part) (OMA ref. 017852DW)


Various routes


Application to upgrade Footpath 84, Footpath 41 (part) and Footpath 0.1791 to a Bridleway (Parish of Leekfrith) (OMA ref. LL612G)


Various routes


Various routes


Application to add a Byway Open to All Traffic from the A53 Blore Heath; and/or upgrading to a Byway Open to All Traffic that part of Footpath 15 from the Bungalow to the boundary between OS Plots 1997 and 3500 (OMA ref. LH609G)


Various routes


Various routes


The definitive map and statement for the area (“DMS”) should be modified by deleting a section of Footpath No 34 and adding a replacement section


Various routes


Application to add a Public Footpath Deep Haye and Crown Point, Cheddleton (LA647G) Application to add a Public Footpath between Hollow Lane & Footpath No. IR2248, Cheddleton (LE617G) Application to add a Public Footpath at rear Ox Pastures to Ostlers Lane, Cheddleton (LE614G) Application to add a Public Footpath between Footpath No. 28 Longsdon & St Edwards Hospital, Cheddleton (LG659G)


Application for the addition to the Definitive Map of a public right of way at Birkenshaw Lane (OMA ref. LR615G)


Application to upgrade Footpath 16 to a Bridleway, Alton (Route A) AND Application to upgrade Heaton Footpath 25 and Leekfrith Footpaths 22 and 28(a) to a Bridleway (Route B)


To show that a Public Footpath from Cheadle Road to Public Footpath No. 39 Cheddleton Parish at Woodlands Hall, Cheddleton subsists


Add a bridleway from Three Mile Lane to Netherset Hey Lane, Madeley & Whitmore (LJ665G) Add a footpath from B5027 to footpath at The Bents, Leigh (LK600G) Add a bridleway from road at Chipnall Mill to road at Glass Houses, Loggerheads (LK601G) Add a footpath from Westhouse Lane to path at end of Green Lane, Ramshorn (LK602G)


Application to upgrade footpath to a Byway Open To All Traffic from Malthouse Hill/ A520 to Roughcote


Multiple applications


Multiple applications


Adding multiple footpaths and upgrading to 2 bridleways.


Application to Upgrade Footpath 1A Waterhouses Parish to a Restricted Byway


Application to upgrade Footpath no 73 Audley Parish and Footpath no 39 Newcastle Town to Bridleway

To upgrade FP49 Newcastle Town, from Prices Footrail to junction of FPs 45 and 46 to bridleway (LM632G) To add a bridleway, from Prices Footrail FP 49 Newcastle Town to Footpath 52 Newcastle Town (LM633G) To upgrade part of FP42 Audley Parish and FP41 Newcastle Town to bridleway (LM634G) To add a bridleway along Springwood Road, Newcastle from FP41 to Audley Road (LM635G) To add a bridleway from High Lane, Audley Parish to Footrail at FP49 Newcastle Town (LM636G)


Adding a public footpath from Cadmans Lane, Essington to public footpath No. 26B Norton Canes (LJ621G) Adding a footpath from Wadden Lane to Old Uttoxeter Road, Weston (LJ641G) Adding a footpath from Church Lane to footpath No. 3 Gayton (LJ642G) Adding a footpath from Fradswell Lane to footpath O.1410(a), Fradswell (LJ662G)


Addition of a Footpath from the junction of the north end of FP 39 Alton with the access track known as Church Lane to St Leonard’s Church, Bradley in the Moors, Staffordshire (OMA ref. MMU/016666)

Suffolk County Council

Various route


Application to add a public footpath commencing on the U5918 road at grid reference TM 032723 and running in a north-easterly, then generally northernly direction to the junction of Rickinghall Inferior Footpath No.6 and Rickinghall Superior Footpath No.26 at grid reference TM 035712. (OMA ref. 325/446/447/MG CPM913)


Application to add a Public Footpath from Bixley Drive (grid ref X:620376 Y:244121) to the end of Bixley Lane just below Kelvedon Drive (grid ref X:620921 Y:244198) (OMA ref. CPM 891)


The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified to add a footpath Commencing at the northern end of Clare Footpath 14 and runs in a generally easterly direction to meet the B1063 road at Grid Reference TL 756 481.


Application to add a Public Footpath from a minor road at grid reference TL 913 626 in a generally north-easterly direction to another minor road at grid reference TL 919 629 (Parish of Rougham) (OMA ref. CPM906)


Several applications in one order


To add a footpath from the northern end of Clare FP 14 in a generally easterly direction to the B1063 road at grid reference TL 756 481 (‘14D/11’) and To add a Byway Open to All Traffic in the parishes of Cavenham and Lackford running from the U6211 road at grid reference TL 771 717 in a south-easterly direction along the road to Cavenham Mill and continuing from there in a generally south-easterly direction to the C626 road at grid reference TL 784 705 (‘14D/12’)

Surrey County Council

The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by adding a route between Low Lane/Lower Farnham Road, Badshot Lea to ‘The Moors’ road, Tongham, as a bridleway

Telford and Wrekin Borough Council

Various routes

West Sussex County Council

The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by adding a restricted byway and upgrading Footpath 174 to a restricted byway from Climping Mill north east to Rope Walk, Littlehampton


The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by adding a footpath west of Drove Lane off FP 200-1 at point A (SU 972034) to point B (SU 971034) and terminating at point C (SU 967031) in the parish of Yapton


The definitive map and statement of public rights of way should be modified by adding a public footpath from a point on public bridleway 1163 and running in a generally westerly then southerly direction to a point on Fyning Lane


The Definitive Map and Statement for the area should be modified to show the Appeal route as a Public Bridleway


The definitive map and statement for the area should be modified by (1) adding a restricted byway from east of Binsted Church at SU 983 061 to SU 985 063, & (2) upgrading the footpath known as FP 342 to a bridleway from its commencement in Binsted to its termination near Canada Road in Arundel at TQ 010 069

Wigan Metropolitan Borough

A route should be recorded as a public footpath on the Definitive Map and Statement for the area

Wiltshire Council

A route running from footpath Westbury 15 to Station Road, Westbury should be added to the definitive map as a footpath.


A part of Bridleway No.7 Chippenham running between Rowden Hill and a former builder’s yard should be upgraded to the status of Byway Open to All Traffic.


Various changes


The Definitive Map and Statement for the area should be modified to show the appeal routes as a Public Footpath

York City Council

Application to record a public footpath between the Village Green and Moorlands Road at Skelton


Application to add a Bridleway from Hurns Bridge to Moorlands Wood (Parish of Skelton) (OMA ref. 201805)


Application for the Addition of a Footpath Between Brecksfield and Burtree Dam, Skelton

Published 2 January 2019
Last updated 19 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. FPS/A0665/14D/5 Cheshire West & Chester Council, FPS/D3450/14D/149, FPS/D3450/14D/151 and FPS/D3450/14D/152-156 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/E0535/14D/3 Cambridgeshire County Council, FPS/G3300/14D/45-47 Somerset County Council, FPS/K2800/14D/10 Northamptonshire County Council FPS/L3055/14D/13, FPS/L3055/14D/16, FPS/L3055/14D/17 and FPS/L3055/14D/18 & 19 Nottinghamshire County Council, FPS/L3055/14D/18 & 19 Nottinghamshire County Council, FPS/R0660/14D/7 Cheshire East Council and FPS/U4610/14A/1 Coventry City Council

  2. FPS/D3450/14D/132, 133 & 134 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/D3450/14D/148 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/G1440/14A/9 East Sussex County Council, FPS/H0900/14D/7 Cumbria County Council, FPS/L3055/14D/14 Nottinghamshire County Council, FPS/L3055/14D/15 Nottinghamshire County Council, FPS/L3245/14D/5 Shropshire Council, FPS/L3245/14D/6 Shropshire Council, FPS/M1900/14D/27 Hertfordshire County Council, FPS/U1050/14A/12 Derbyshire County Council, FPS/W2275/14A/22 Kent County Council

  3. Decisions added: FPS/A4710/14D/12 Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, FPS/D0840/14D/42 Cornwall Council, FPS/G3300/14D/41 Somerset County Council, FPS/N5090/14D/3 London Borough of Barnet Council, FPS/Z4718/14D/17 Kirklees Council

  4. FPS/C1245/14A/10 Dorset, FPS/D3450/14D/142-146 Staffordshire, FPS/D3450/14D/147 Staffordshire, FPS/L3245/14D/3 Shropshire, FPS/P2745/14A/6 North Yorkshire, FPS/P3800/14A/7 West Sussex, FPS/U1050/14A/11 Derbyshire, FPS/W2275/14A/21 Kent, FPS/W2275/14D/3 Kent, FPS/Z4718/14D/16 Kirklees Decisions added.

  5. FPS/D0840/14D/41 Cornwall Council and FPS/G1440/14A/8 East Sussex County Council

  6. FPS/D3450/14D/135 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/D3450/14D/116-125 & 127 (but not 126) Decision Staffordshire County Council, FPS/E0535/14A/2 Cambridgeshire County Council, FPS/K0235/14A/2 Bedford Borough Council, FPS/M1900/14A/12 Hertfordshire County Council, FPS/X2600/14D/5-15 Norfolk County Council, FPS/Y3940/14A/11 Wiltshire Council, FPS/Z1585/14D/1 Essex County Council, FPS/Z1585/14D/2-4 Essex County Council

  7. FPS/D0121/14A/10 North Somerset Council, FPS/D0840/14D/40 Cornwall Council, FPS/D3450/14D/131 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/G1440/14D/19 East Sussex County Council, FPS/G1440/14D/22 East Sussex County Council, FPS/G1440/14D/23 East Sussex County Council, FPS/J1155/14D/7 Devon County Council, FPS/KO235/14A/1 Bedford Borough Council, FPS/L3055/14D/9, FPS/L3055/14D/10, FPS/L3055/14D/11 & FPS/L3055/14D/12 Nottinghamshire County Council, FPS/L3245/14D/2 Shropshire Council, FPS/P2745/14D/4 North Yorkshire County Council, FPS/Q1770/14A/4 Hampshire County Council, FPS/R0660/14A/3 Cheshire East Council, FPS/V3500/14D/19 & 20 Suffolk County Council, FPS/W2275/14A/19 Kent County Council, FPS/X2600/14D/16 & 17 Norfolk County Council, FPS/Y3940/14A/14 Wiltshire Council, FPS/Z4718/14A/3 Kirklees Council.

  8. FPS/C1245/14A/12 Dorset County Council FPS/D3450/14D/136-141 Staffordshire County Council FPS/L3055/14A/17 Nottinghamshire County Council FPS/V3500/14D/18 Suffolk County Council FPS/W2275/14A/20 Kent County Council FPS/G1440/14D/20 East Sussex County Council FPS/G1440/14D/21 East Sussex County Council FPS/J1155/14D/8 Devon County Council FPS/L3245/14D/1 Shropshire Council FPS/M1900/14D/26 Hertfordshire County Council FPS/T4210/14D/1-6 Bury Council FPS/V3500/14D/17 Suffolk County Council FPS/Y3940/14D/3 Wiltshire Council

  9. FPS/W1850/14A/3-5 East Sussex County Council, FPS/G1440/14A/7 Hampshire County Council, FPS/Q1770/14D/4 Herefordshire Council

  10. FPS/L3055/14D/6-8 Nottinghamshire County Council, FPS/L5810/14A/1 London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames, FPS/W1850/14A/3-5 Herefordshire Council

  11. FPS/D0121/14A/6, FPS/U3100/14D/10, FPS/D0121/14A/9, FPS/D0840/14D/39, FPS/Y3940/14A/13 Decisions added

  12. FPS/G3300/14A/18, 19 and 20, FPS/G3300/14A/21, FPS/M1900/14D/25, FPS/P3800/14A/6 and FPS/Q1770/14A/3 decisions added

  13. FPS/C2741/14D/3 York City Council, FPS/C3240/14D/1, 2, 3 & 4 Telford and Wrekin Borough Council, FPS/D3450/14A/6 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/U1050/14A/10 Derbyshire County Council, FPS/V4250/14A/1 Wigan Metropolitan Borough.

  14. FPS/W4705/14D/4 Bradford Metropolitan District Council, FPS/W2275/14D/2 Kent County Council, FPS/P3800/14A/3 West Sussex County Council, FPS/M4320/14D/1 Sefton Council, FPS/G1440/14D/18 East Sussex County Council, FPS/G1440/14D/13 East Sussex County Council, FPS/D3450/14D/128-130 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/C2741/14D/4 York City Council Decisions added

  15. FPS/A0665/14D/4 Cheshire West & Chester Council, FPS/C2741/14D/2 York City Council, FPS/G1440/14D/17 East Sussex County Council, FPS/J1155/14A/22 Devon County Council FPS/Q2500/14D/5 Lincolnshire County Council, FPS/Z4718/14D/14 Kirklees Council, FPS/Z4718/14D/15 Kirklees Council

  16. FPS/G1440/14D/16 East Sussex County Council, FPS/P2935/14A/7 Northumberland County Council, FPS/R0660/14A/2 Cheshire East Council.

  17. FPS/D3450/14D/109-112, FPS/V3500/14A/5, FPS/D0840/14D/37, FPS/D0840/14D/38 and FPS/D3450/14D/115 decisons added

  18. FPS/M1900/14A/11, FPS/Z4718/14D/12, FPS/D0121/14A/8 decisions added

  19. FPS/B3600/14A/5, FPS/G1440/14D/15, FPS/P3800/14A/4, FPS/P3800/14A/5 Decisions added

  20. FPS/D0840/14D/27, 28 & 29 Cornwall Council, FPS/D0840/14D/31-35 Cornwall Council, FPS/D0840/14D/36 Cornwall Council, FPS/V3500/14D/16 Suffolk County Council, FPS/W4705/14D/5 Bradford Metropolitan District Council

  21. FPS/M1900/14D/24 Hertfordshire County Council

  22. FPS/G3300/14A/17 Somerset County Council and FPS/P2114/14A/3 Isle of Wight Council.

  23. FPS/D0121/14A/7 North Somerset Council, FPS/D0840/14D/30 Cornwall Council, FPS/D3450/14D/113 & 114 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/P0240/14D/2 Central Bedfordshire Council, FPS/P2745/14D/3 North Yorkshire County Council, FPS/Q2500/14D/4 Lincolnshire County Council, FPS/R0660/14D/6 Cheshire East Council

  24. FPS/T1600/14A/2, 3 and 4 decision added

  25. FPS/G1440/14D/3-10 East Sussex County Council, FPS/G3300/14D/40 Somerset County Council, FPS/M1900/14A/9 & 10 Hertfordshire County Council, FPS/P2745/14D/1 North Yorkshire County Council, FPS/V3500/14D/13,14 & 15 Suffolk County Council, FPS/Z4718/14D/11 Kirklees Council

  26. FPS/D3450/14A/4 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/M1900/14A/8 Hertfordshire County Council, FPS/M1900/14D/23 Hertfordshire County Council Decisions added

  27. FPS/M1900/14D/19 & FPS/M1900/14D/20 Hertfordshire County Council, FPS/D0121/14D/23 North Somerset Council, FPS/D0840/14D/24 Cornwall Council, FPS/D0840/14D/26 Cornwall Council, FPS/D3450/14D/81-84 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/E0535/14D/2 Cambridgeshire County Council, FPS/K2800/14D/9 Northamptonshire County Council, FPS/M1900/14D/22 Hertfordshire County Counci, FPS/P0430/14D/3 Buckinghamshire County Council, FPS/P2935/14A/6 Northumberland County Council FPS/R0660/14D/4 Cheshire East Council.

  28. FPS/D3450/14D/55, FPS/D3450/14D/65, FPS/D3450/14D/67-71 and 85-88, FPS/D3450/14D/72-76, FPS/D3450/14D/94-98, FPS/D3450/14D/106, FPS/L3055/14D/5, FPS/M1900/14D/16, 17 & 18, FPS/R0660/14D/5.

  29. FPS/C1245/14D/3, FPS/D0840/14D/25 Cornwall Council, FPS/D3450/14D/77, 78, 79 & 80 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/D3450/14D/99,100, 101, 102 & 103 Staffordshire County Council, FPS/M1900/14D/21 Hertfordshire County Council, FPS/U3100/14D/8 Oxfordshire County Council, FPS/Z1585/14A/15 Essex County Council.

  30. First published.