Rights of way public notices

See the latest order notices for diversions, definitive map modification orders and temporary closures and how to comment on a notice.

On this page you can see the current legal notices for rights of way orders and temporary closures made and confirmed by ourselves. You can also find notices of new Highways Act S31(6) submissions, and notices sent to us for display on our website by other authorities, such as Natural England Open Access notices.

Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks

This page does not show closures or restrictions to rights of way in the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks, such as traffic regulation orders to restrict use by motor vehicles. To find out about these you should check the National Parks' websites.


Commenting on a notice

You can send objections or representations to public path orders and definitive map modification orders. These must be in writing (email is acceptable) and reach us by the closing date set out in the notice. They should clearly state your reasons for opposing or supporting an order, and those reasons must relate to the grounds and tests which apply to that particular type of order.

You cannot send objections and representations to temporary closure orders.
 

For public path orders (diversions, extinguishments and creations), reasons for objecting to an order could include:

  • a proposed new path would be substantially less convenient than the existing path (it is helpful if you state the reasons why you think this is the case);
  • a path proposed for closure is still needed for public use; and
  • a proposed new path is not wide enough.

For definitive map modification orders (DMMOs) the tests for making an order are solely about whether the evidence does or does not justify a change to the definitive map. An objection to a DMMO must:

  • clearly state the grounds for your objection;
  • be supported by relevant evidence (see below);
  • new evidence to support your objection should be submitted with the objection; and
  • if your objection relies on evidence which has already been submitted to us, there is no need to re-submit that evidence and you should simply refer to it in your objection.

Relevant evidence for DMMOs is the same regardless of whether you wish to support or object to a DMMO. Full information on the different kinds of evidence that are relevant can be found in DMMO application guidance notes. Before submitting any objections or representations please bear the following in mind:

  • DMMOs are not about creating new rights of way, but are the legal process for recording rights of way which already exist; either paths that have acquired public rights through long unchallenged public use, or ways which should have been recorded on the definitive map but were left off.
  • DMMOs are also used for amending the definitive map where a right of way has been recorded incorrectly, such as a footpath incorrectly recorded as a bridleway.
  • Issues such as desirability or suitability of a particular route cannot be taken into account in the DMMO process, and cannot be counted as valid reasons for objecting to a DMMO. Simply not wanting a particular path to be added to, deleted from or changed on the definitive map is not a reason for objecting to a DMMO.

Current rights of way notices

Location Description Notice dates
 Public Footpath 30.9/4 (Part) Back Lane Flixton Folkton (pdf / 766 KB) Notice Of Confirmation Of A Public Path Diversion And Definitive Map And Statement Modification Order 15 November 2018 to 27 December 2018
 Public Footpath 25.61/4 (Part) Costa Farm Marishes (pdf / 397 KB) Notice Of Confirmation Of A Public Path Diversion And Definitive Map And Statement Modification Order 07 November 2018 to 19 December 2018
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 Clifton and East Witton Estate Earl of Hillsborough (pdf / 1 MB) Notice of Landowner Deposit under Highways Act 1980 Section 31 (6)
 Clifton and East Witton Estate Downshire 1992 Settlement (pdf / 1 MB) Notice of Landowner Deposit under Highways Act 1980 Section 31 (6)
 Clifton and East Witton Estate 1959 Settlement (pdf / 803 KB) Notice of Landowner Deposit under Highways Act 1980 Section 31 (6)
 Clifton and East Witton Estate Ninth Marquess (pdf / 1 MB) Notice of Landowner Deposit under Highways Act 1980 Section 31 (6)
 Constable Burton Estate (pdf / 1 MB) Notice of Landowner Deposit under Highways Act 1980 Section 31(6)
 Langcliffe Hall Estate (pdf / 8 MB) Notice of Landowner Deposit under Highways Act 1980 Section 31(6)
Land at Home Farm, Stillington Notice of Landowner Deposit under Highways Act 1980 Section 31(6)
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Location Description Notice dates
 Public Footpath 25.106/8/1 Welburn (Malton) Ryedale (pdf / 1 MB) 21 Day Emergency Closure Notice Due To Public Safety To Allow For The Removal Of A Fallen Tree Limb 09 November 2018 to 29 November 2018
 Public Footpath 10.110/7/1 Northallerton (pdf / 884 KB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Due To Health And Safety Reasons And To Allow For The Replacement Of The Bridge 09 November 2018 to 18 April 2019
 Public Footpath 05.17/18/1 Embsay with Eastby, Craven (pdf / 1 MB) 5 Day Temporary Closure to Ensure Public Safety During New Water Supply Connection to Water Mains 12 November 2018 to 16 November 2018
 Public Footpaths 10.10/14/1, 10.40/14/2, 10.4016/3, 10.40/16/2 Easingwold Hambleton (pdf / 865 KB) 6 Month Intention Temporary Closure Due To Public Safety During Pipe Laying Work  19 November 2018 to 18 May 2019
 Public Footpath 15.73/5/1 Knaresborough, Harrogate (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Due to Public Safety During the Construction of a Dwelling 07 November 2018 to 16 April 2019
 Public Bridleway 30.19/4/1 Eastfield, Scarborough (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Notice Due to Health and Safety Conditions During Development 06 November 2018 to 05 May 2019
 Public Footpath 10.140/3/1 Stokesley, Hambleton (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Notice Due to the Construction of 225 Dwellings and Likelihood of Danger to the Public 12 August 2018 to 11 February 2019
 Public Footpath 15.122/30/1 Spofforth with Stockeld (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Notice Due To Damage To The Structure Of The Footbridge 24 October 2018 to 23 April 2019
 Public Footpath 15.96/36/1 Nesfield With Langbar (pdf / 940 KB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due To Danger From An Unsafe Bridge 23 October 2018 to 01 April 2019
 Public Bridleway 15.84/6/2 Dunsforth Harrogate (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Notice Due To Public Safety 11 October 2018 to 11 April 2019
 Public Bridleway 30.20/7/1 Seamer Scarborough (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Order Due To Health And Safety Reasons During Construction Works 11 October 2018 to 14 April 2019
 UUR 30.47/U7081/70 Newton Mulgrave (pdf / 6 MB) 6 Month Temporary closure Extension Notice To Ensure Public Safety And To Allow For Surface Maintenance Works To Be Carried Out 07 October 2018 to 15 March 2019
 UUR-10-178/U07050-50 Kildale (pdf / 2 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Notice To Ensure Public Safety And To Allow For Surface Works To Be Carried Out 05 October 2018 to 13 March 2019
 UUR 10.75/U7057/30 and 10.75U7057/70 Ingleby Greenhow (pdf / 2 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Notice to Ensure Public Safety During Surface Maintenance Works 05 October 2018 to 13 March 2019
 Public Footpath 35.5/8/1 Barlby, Selby (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Order During Construction of New Road Access 03 September 2018 to 02 March 2019
 Public Footpath 15.53/4/1 Hampsthwaite, Harrogate (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Order due to Public Safety During the  Construction of A New Rising Main 10 October 2018 to 09 April 2019
 Public Footpath 15.65/6/1 Killinghall, Harrogate (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Notice due to New Housing Development 01 October 2018 to 31 March 2019
 Public Bridleway 25.60/8/1 Malton, Ryedale (pdf / 2 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure to Ensure Public Safety During Access Road Construction 01 October 2018 to 31 March 2019
 Public Footpath 25.93/2/1 Swinton Ryedale (pdf / 752 KB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Notice to Ensure Public Safety During Excavations to Repair a Collapsed Sewer 27 September 2018 to 05 March 2019
 Public Footpaths 25.73/19/1 Pickering and 25.63/5/1 Middleton (pdf / 2 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Notice To Ensure Public Safety During Repair Works To Dangerous Footbridges 19 September 2018 to 28 February 2019
 Public Footpath 35.18/6/1 Carlton, Selby (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Order to Ensure Public Safety During Construction Works 17 September 2018 to 16 March 2019
 Public Footpath 30.51/006 Staintondale, Scarborough (pdf / 4 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Extension Notice Due to Slippage on the Cleveland Way National Trail and England Coast Path 17 September 2018 to 16 March 2019
 Public Bridleway 25.60/8/1 Malton Ryedale (pdf / 2 MB) 6 Month Temporary Intention Closure Notice Due To Safety During Construction Of A New Access Road 01 October 2018 to 31 March 2019
 Public Footpath 10.9/5/1 Bagby (pdf / 821 KB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due To Public Safety During Installation Of A New Pipeline For Yorkshire Water 17 September 2018 to 16 March 2019
 Public Footpaths 10.72/2/1 Hutton Rudby and 10.118/1/1 Potto (pdf / 2 MB) 6 Month Extension Temporary Closure Due To Bridge Repairs 08 September 2018 to 17th February 2019
 Public Footpath 25.43/1/1 Harome Ryedale (pdf / 954 KB) 6 Month Extension Temporary Closure Due To A Dangerous Bridge 7 September 2018 to  (pdf / 954 KB)16 February 2019
 Public Footpaths 10.76.7.1, 10.76/8/1 Kepwick and 10.102/1/2 Nether Silton (pdf / 3 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due to Bridge Repairs 06 September 2018 to 05 March 2019
 Public Footpath 35.18/6/1 Carlton Selby (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Intention Closure Notice To Ensure Public Safety During Construction Works 17 September 2018 to 16 March 2019
 Public Bridleway 10.69/13/1 Huby and 10.141/10/1 Sutton on the Forest Hambleton (pdf / 798 KB) 6 Month Extension Temporary Closure Due To Health And Safety Concerns And Bridge Repairs 13 August 2018 to 22 January 2019
 Public Footpaths 10.175/10/1 Yearsley Hambleton and 25.40/5/3 Gilling East Ryedale (pdf / 264 KB) 6 Month Extension Temporary Closure Due To A Flood Damaged Culvert Crossing Requiring Replacement 02 August 2018 to 11 January 2019
 Public Bridleway 15.54/161/1 Harrogate (pdf / 2 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due to Flood Defence Works 28 August 2018 to 27 February 2019
 Public Bridleway 35.68/5/1 Thorpe Willoughby Selby (pdf / 2 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due To Health and Safety Reasons In Connection With The Construction Of A Housing Development 18 August 2018 to 17 February 2019
 Public Bridleway 35.68/5/1 Thorpe Willoughby Selby (pdf / 2 MB)  6 Month Intention Temporary Closure Due To Health and Safety Reasons In Connection With The Construction Of A Housing Development 18 August 2018 to 17 February 2019
 Public Bridleway 15.118/10/2 Sicklinghall Harrogate (pdf / 827 KB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due To Allow For Improvements To Be Made To The Surface Of The Bridleway 06 August 2018 to 05 February 2019
 Public Bridleway 15.118/10/2 Sicklinghall, Harrogate (pdf / 827 KB) 6 Month Intention Temporary Closure Due To Allow For Improvements To Be Made To The Surface Of The Bridleway 06 August 2018 to 05 February 2019
 Public Footpath 05.5/7/1 Bentham, Craven (pdf / 880 KB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due to Public Safety Issues During Works on the Railway Bridge 12 July 2018 to 11 January 2019
 Public Footpaths 15.67/2/1 and 15/67/3/1 Kirby Hill (pdf / 1019 KB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due To New Development 16 July 2018 to 15 January 2019
 Public Footpaths 15.67/2/1 and 15/67/3/1 Kirby Hill (pdf / 1018 KB) 6 Month Intention Temporary Closure Due To New Development 16 July 2018 to 15 January 2019
 Public Footpath 10.23/5/2 Carlton Husthwaite Hambleton (pdf / 1007 KB) 6 Month Extension Temporary Closure Due To Bridge Repair And Health And Safety Issues 15 June 2018 to 14 December 2018
 Public Footpath 35.37/2/1 Hillam Selby (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due To The Construction Of A New Housing Development 02 July 2018 to 02 January 2019
 Public Footpath 35.37/2/1 Hillam Selby (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Intention Temporary Closure Due To The Construction Of A New Housing Development 02 July 2018 to 02 January 2019
 Public Bridleway 20.10/9/1 Brough with St Giles Richmondshire (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due To Resurfacing Works 23 June 2018 to 22 December 2018
 Public Bridleway 20.10/9/1 Brough with St GIles Richmondshire (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Intention Temporary Closure Due To Resurfacing Works 23 June 2018 to 22 December 2018
 Public Footpath 25.85/5/1 Sheriff Hutton Ryedale (pdf / 992 KB) 6 Month Extension Temporary Closure Due To The Footpath Passing Through A Live Construction Site And For Health And Safety Reasons 30 May 2018 to 04 December 2018
 Public Footpath 20.19/1/2 Dalton On Tees Richmondshire (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Extension Temporary Closure Due To Replacement Of A Bridge 28 May 2018 to 28 November 2018
 Public Footpath 15.15/9/1 Boroughbridge, Harrogate (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Extension Temporary Closure due to reconstruction of Roecliffe Lane as part of the development of the former John Boddy Timber Work 14 May 2018 to 14 November 2018
 Public Footpath 30.23/27/1 Whitby, Scarborough (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Intention Temporary Closure Due To Public Safety To Allow For A Construction Of A Highway 17 May 2018 to 17 November 2018
 Public Footpath 30.23/27/1 Whitby, Scarborough (pdf / 1 MB) 6 Month Temporary Closure Due To Public Safety To Allow For A Construction Of A Highway 17 May 2018 to 17 November 2018
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