Highways Act 1980, Section 119 – Diversion of a public right of way

An application may be made under the Highways Act 1980, S119 to divert a footpath, bridleway or restricted byway if it can be shown that by doing so it is beneficial to the land owner, lessee or occupier of the land crossed by the right of way and the public.

How to Apply:

An application can be made by submitting a S119 application form and a scale 1; 2500 map.

Copies of maps can be obtained by contacting 01952 384555. A small fee is payable. Details are available upon request.

Please view the information in the sections below to help make the application process quicker.

Last updated: 7.07pm on Monday 2 December 2019

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