Details of all temporary closures currently in force will appear on our public notices pages.
Please note that this page does not contain information relating to Traffic Regulation Orders, which are made under Section 1 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
Public rights of way should always be open for use. Some rights of way may be closed for short periods to allow work to be carried out or to protect public safety. You can use our online maps to find out if a path is temporarily closed.
Rights of way must not be closed or restricted without our consent. If you are intending to undertake any activity that might affect a public right of way please contact us, tel 01962 846981.
We may make a temporary closure order if we are satisfied that:
*An additional amount will be charged if a site visit by an HCC officer is necessary.
The above prices are in addition to the cost of advertising the temporary closure in the local press. Advertising costs may be in the region of £200 per closure. No payment is required when submitting the application, please wait for the invoice to follow.
We can authorise the closure of a right of way (including any required extension orders) for up to six months. In the event that the closure needs to be extended for a longer period, the Secretary of State for Transport may subsequently authorise an extension (please see above for costs).
Please contact us in plenty of time if it becomes apparent that works will not be completed on time. Additional costs will be payable for any extensions to temporary closure orders to cover officer time and advertising.
We will require you to:
PLEASE NOTE: if notices are not maintained on site during the closure period, we reserve the right to replace the notices and levy a charge.