The City Council has powers under Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to divert or stop up a public footpath or bridleway if it necessary to enable development to be carried out in accordance with a valid planning permission or by a government department. This page contains details of recent Public Path Orders in Worcester, including consultations.
Any other queries relating to public paths, including diversions under the Highways Act 1980, should be directed to Worcestershire County Council.
Current Public Path Order Consultations
There are no current consultations.
Recent Public Path Orders
The Worcester City Council (Footpath No. WR681) (Part) Public Path Diversion Order 2020
On 11 June 2020 Worcester City Council confirmed the above Order.
On 1 December 2021 Worcester City Council certified that the provisions of Article 2 of the Order had been complied with and therefore the diversion of the footpath took effect on that date.
The Worcester City Council (Bridleway No. WR938) (Part) (No. 3) Public Path Diversion Order 2019
On 18 April 2019 Worcester City Council confirmed the above Order.
On 15 October 2021 Worcester City Council certified that the provisions of Article 2 of the Order had been complied with and therefore the diversion of the bridleway took effect on that date.
The Worcester City Council (Footpath No WN564) (Part) Public Path Diversion Order 2019
On 25 July 2019 Worcester City Council confirmed the above Order.
The Order comes into force on the date that Worcester City Council certifies that the terms of Article 2 of the Order have been complied with.
Public Path Orders – previous consultations
The Worcester City Council (Footpath No WN660) (Part) Public Path Diversion Order 2020
The formal consultation on the above Order commenced on 27 May 2020 and responses must be received by 1 July 2020.
If no such representations or objections are duly made, or if any so made are withdrawn, Worcester City Council may itself confirm the Order as an unopposed Order. If the Order is sent to the Secretary of State for the Environment for confirmation any representations or objections which have not been withdrawn will be sent with the Order.