Agenda and draft minutes

Rights of Way Committee
Monday, 18th March, 2019 4.30 pm

Venue: Bridges Room - Civic Centre

Contact: Sonia Stewart, email: 

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 70 KB

The committee is asked to approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 16 July 2018.


RESOLVED -  That the minutes of the meeting held on 16 July be agreed as a correct record.



Progress on Rights of Way Matters pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Governance and the Strategic Director, Communities and Environment


The Committee were updated with regards to the following Legal Matters.


The Claim for a footpath at Sherburn Towers, Rowlands Gill has been submitted to the Secretary of State for determination, officers are waiting for the start date for this.


A further two applications need to be submitted to Secretary of State but they are being staggered due to a backlog at the Planning Inspectorate in dealing with submissions.


Principal Works carried out between July 2018 and February 2019, include works at:


·         Kibblesworth, Lamesley 35

·         Coalburns, Ryton Footpath 10

·         Keelmans Way, Blaydon 76

·         Derwent Country Park Access, Blaydon 85

·         Blaydon Burn, Blaydon Bridleway 25

·         Watergate Park, Gateshead Bridleway 10


RESOLVED -  that the information contained within the report be noted.