Decision details

Application for an Order Modifying the Definitive Rights of Way Map and Statement, to add a Public Bridleway (in Carrington and Runs from the East end of Restricted Byway No. 14, Carrington, in a Southerly Direction to the North End of Restricted By

Decision Maker: Corporate Director Place

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1. That the Council on the basis of the available evidence and for the reasons set out in the report does not make an Order to add the route referred to in the report to the Definitive Map and Statement as a Bridleway.

2. That the applicant and landowners be notified in writing of the decision, and that there is a right of appeal procedure to the Secretary of State for a review of the decision.

Reasons for the decision:

To determine an application made to Trafford Council to have a public bridleway included on the Definitive Map and Statement under s53(2) Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

Alternative options considered:

An option that the Corporate Director, Governance and Community Strategy be authorised to make and advertise a Modification Order under s53(2) Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 to modify the Definitive Map and Statement to add a bridleway was considered but this option is not recommended as it is considered that it would not be in accordance with the interpretation of the relevant guidance and legislation following analysis of available evidence.

Publication date: 30/07/2020

Date of decision: 27/02/2020

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