Freedom of information response

Public Rights of Way

Publication date: 
Monday 26 February 2024
Request: 

1) The total number of reports made to the authority about obstructed / blocked / inaccessible public rights of way in: i) 2022 ii) 2023, up to and including 31st October

2) The total number of public rights of way in your area that were recorded as obstructed / blocked / inaccessible on: i) 31st December 2022 ii) 31st October 2023

3) The total number of Section 130A Notices under the Highways Act 1980 relating to obstructions on public rights of way served on the authority in: i) 2022 ii) 2023, up to and including 31st October.

4) The total number of unresolved Section 130A Notices relating to obstructions on public rights of way still being dealt with by the authority on 31st October 2023

Response: 

1) The total number of reports made to the authority about obstructed / blocked / inaccessible public rights of way in: 

i) 2022 - 15

ii) 2023, up to and including 31st October - 10

2) The total number of public rights of way in your area that were recorded as obstructed / blocked / inaccessible on:

i) 31st December 2022 - 13

ii) 31st October 2023 - 18

3) The total number of Section 130A Notices under the Highways Act 1980 relating to obstructions on public rights of way served on the authority in:

i) 2022 - None on the Public Rights of Way Network

ii) 2023, up to and including 31st October - None on the Public Rights of Way Network

4) The total number of unresolved Section 130A Notices relating to obstructions on public rights of way still being dealt with by the authority on 31st October 2023 - Not applicable

Request reference:
FOI 13458