Highways and rights of way

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This Agreement is made on [date]. Parties 1 [highway authority or district council] (the Council) and 2 [landowner or person with sufficient interest in the building] [of...

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Need for specific additional enquiry where highway access is crucial Direct access to the highway can be fundamental to the viability of a development. In Gooden, the...

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Powers to adopt The Highways Act 1980 (HiA 1980) gives highway authorities the power to adopt new highways by agreement, places a duty on highway authorities to maintain...

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Meaning of ‘highway’ In the broadest sense, a highway is a way (ie a defined route, such as a road, bridleway or footpath) over which the public have the right to pass...

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Highways not maintainable There are some, but very few, highways for which nobody has any liability for maintenance. All other highways are maintainable either at the...

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This note is based on the assumptions that: • HE is the relevant authority and the works in question affect the strategic road network, and • the reader is acting for the...

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This note is based on the assumptions that: • the developer is in control of the relevant land and has conveyed the necessary part of the land to Highways England...

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Any structure that lies either over or under any ‘highway’ or ‘street’ is a projection. As well as public highways the definition of ‘street’ includes most private...

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DATE [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name] of [insert address] [incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert number]] (the ‘Surety’) 2...

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DATE [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name] of [insert address] (the ‘Council’) 2 [insert name] of [insert address] [incorporated in England and Wales with company...

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DATE [date] Parties 1 [insert name] of [insert address] (the ‘Council’) 2 [insert name] of [insert address] [incorporated in England and Wales with company registration...

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Part I of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CRWA 2000) provides a statutory public right of access on foot over: • mapped areas of ‘open country’, including...

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Public rights of way (PROW) are highways that allow the public a legal right of passage. They have the same status and protection in law as highways and remain in...

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