Decision details

Decision Maker: Service Director Highways & Technical Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1) authorise the forwarding of Counsel’s draft letter to the
Complainant in the form as attached at appendix 2, and
2) adopt/accept the recommendations of the Advice
received from Counsel, as confidentially attached at
appendix 3
Namely to a) in relation to the complaint that the track
should not be upgraded to a carriageway, and; b) subject to, the receipt by the
Council of user evidence, a modification order to modify the definitive map and
statement be progressed

Reasons for the decision:

Having sought Counsel’s opinion it is considered that a decision is required to implement Counsel’s advice in relation to a Complaint which was received by the Council. The Complaint being that the legal status of a length of highway, being a track, to the north east of North Mill Lane, Bledlow, running through2
the property known as Lydebrook and shown on the plan attached at appendix 1 (‘the track’).

Alternative options considered:

To not change the status of the track

Wards Affected: Ridgeway West;

Contact: Rob Smith Email:

Publication date: 28/04/2021

Date of decision: 28/04/2021

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