- About us
- Rights of Way
- Challenge Series
The Council’s Street care and Cleansing section deals with litter issues. Report a litter issue here.
Any person can apply for a Public Right of Way to be moved or closed. Contact us to discuss further.
Yes, but you may need to close the path temporarily, or apply to disrupt the surface.
No, the law is very clear that a highway cannot cease being public through lack of use.
Most Public Rights of Way are already on private land. You can apply to add a path to the Definitive Map and Statement by submitting an application under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1980.
If you are a landowner, you can create a right of way over your land in a number of ways – contact us for more information.
You should always report any incidents to the police. You should also contact the Rights of Way Section.