Decision details

Opposed Public Path Order (a Public Path Diversion Order) relating to public rights of way at Thimbleby

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




The Assistant Director Integrated Passenger Transport, Licensing, Fleet, Harbours and Countryside Access – Environment Services sought direction what stance the Authority should take in its submission to the Secretary of State in relation to the confirmation of the opposed public footpaths 10.146/013, 10.146/015 & 10.146/200 and public bridleway 10.146/016 at Thimbleby Grange, Thimbleby Diversion Order 2023.


The applicant’s agent, Diane Baines, spoke in support of the application.


During consideration, the Committee discussed the following issues:-

·         The dangers posed to members of the public from agricultural operations in farmyards.

·         That the proposed diversion was an improvement to the route of the current footpath and bridleway.


The decision:-


(a)    That the Diversion Order be supported and submitted to the Secretary of State for a decision on confirmation as an opposed Order.


(b)    That the Corporate Director of Environment be given delegated authority to make representations to the Secretary of State.


Voting Record


A vote was taken and the motion was declared carried unanimously.

Publication date: 02/11/2023

Date of decision: 12/10/2023

Decided at meeting: 12/10/2023 - Richmond (Yorks) Area Constituency Planning Committee

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