[Talk-GB] driveway-becomes-track

Nick nick at foresters.org
Sat Dec 12 13:59:48 UTC 2020

Hi Martin

I had to check the Council GIS - so the designation is Bridleway. 
Because of the complexity, if this was tagged something like 
'Bridleway=Yes' and get that displayed on maps of footpaths, surely that 
would solve the problem?


On 12/12/2020 13:41, Martin Wynne wrote:
> On 12/12/2020 13:03, Nick wrote:
>> For this particular example it is clearly complex as it was shown as 
>> a 'permissive' footpath (other non vehicular access was along the 
>> designated bridleway). As this is in England and given that the 
>> driveway seems to have just been changed to 'designated', I assume 
>> the change made to the map allowing 'other access' along the private 
>> driveway could be contested by the landowner?
> Hi Nick,
> I'm not clear what you are saying there?
> The driveway is a public bridleway which subsequently passes through a 
> farmyard. The farmer has provided a permissive by-pass footpath for 
> walkers to avoid the farmyard.
> The driveway has been broken into 3 sections and given separate 
> pro-ref numbers (not by me).
> cheers,
> Martin.
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