Agenda and draft minutes

Rights of Way Committee
Monday, 19th July, 2021 4.30 pm

Venue: Bridges Room - Civic Centre

Contact: Sonia Stewart, email:  soniastewart@gateshead.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

RW40

Constitution of the Committee pdf icon PDF 19 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

RESOLVED -              That the constitution of the Committee for the 2021-22 Municipal year be noted.

RW41

Minutes pdf icon PDF 265 KB

The committee is asked to approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 22 March 2021.

Minutes:

RESOLVED -              That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 March 2021 be approved as a correct record.

RW42

Proposed Diversion of part of Footpath Ryton 62/2 at Bradley Farm pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Development Transport and Public Protection

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report to seek authority for the making of a public path diversion order for the part of Footpath Ryton 62/2 at Bradley Farm, Crawcrook.

 

RESOLVED -  That the Committee were minded to accept the recommendation contained within the report on the proviso of commitments by the landowner, to the satisfaction of the rights of way officer to mitigate the gradient immediately prior to Point C on the plan at the Appendix to this minute and that the matter should be brought back to the next meeting of the Rights of Way Committee for final decision.

RW43

Application for a Definitive Map Modification Order to Claim a Bridleway from Barlow Lane, Greenside to Barlow Lane, Barllow pdf icon PDF 489 KB

Report of the Strategic Director Legal and Corporate Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report asking them to consider evidence for a definitive map modification order with regards to the existence of a bridleway over a track that runs from Barlow Lane, Greenside, to Barlow Road, Barlow.

 

RESOLVED -      (i)     that approval be given for the making of a definitive map modification order to add the claimed bridleway from Barlow Lane, Greenside to Barlow Road, Barlow as shown with a line from Point A to Point B on the plan attached to this minute.

                            (ii)    that delegated authority be granted to the Strategic Director of Corporate Services and Governance to undertake to consult statutory consultees and make a definitive map and modification order to add the claimed bridleway at Barlow Lane, Greenside to Barlow Road, Barlow as shown from Point A to Point B on the plan attached to this minute and if not objections are received to confirm the order or if objections are received and not subsequently withdrawn to send the order to the Secretary of State for confirmation as an opposed order.

 

  

RW44

Progress on Rights of Way Matters pdf icon PDF 347 KB

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

Minutes:

The Committee were provided with an update report on Progress with regards to Rights of Way Matters.

 

The Committee were advised that there have been no changes with regards to the legal matters since the last committee.

 

Work has been carried out across the Rights of Way Network to make improvements and repairs to paths and bridleways including the following:

 

Lingey Lane Felling 44 – Horse stile replacement

Revetment, Newburn Bridge Ramp – Repair revetment

Ryton Willows, Ryton 103 – Replace revetment

Bucks Nook Farm, Blaydon 2 and 4 – Replace Stiles

Bill Quay, Felling 50 – Birdsmouth fencing

Path Head, Blaydon 97 – Drainage works

 

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