Definitive Map and Statement Orders

The Definitive Map is the legal record of all known public rights of way in Cambridgeshire. It is accompanied by the Definitive Statement, which describes the route, position and width where defined of each right of way, as well as any limitations.

The Definitive Map and Statement may be changed using three principal pieces of legislation:

  • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
  • Highways Act 1980
  • Town and Country Planning Act 1990

Current Definitive Map Orders and their status

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

The Cambridgeshire County Council (Public Footpath No.19, Doddington) Definitive Map Modification Order 2019

The Cambridgeshire County Council (Public Footpath No. 22, St Ives) Definitive Map Modification Order 2020

Highways Act 1980

The Cambridgeshire County Council (Public Footpath No.3 (part) Burwell) Public Path Diversion Order 2020

Burwell Order Notice
Size: 86KBFile format: pdf
2020-07-22 Burwell FP3 Made Order
Size: 182KBFile format: pdf

The Cambridgeshire County Council (Lode Public Footpaths No. 7 (part) and No. 9 (part)) Public Path Diversion Order 2020

Lode Order Notice
Size: 89KBFile format: pdf
2020-07-22 Lode FP7&9 Made Order
Size: 284KBFile format: pdf

The Cambridgeshire County Council (Public Bridleway No. 12, Fenstanton) Public Path Creation Order 2020

Fenstanton Sealed Order
Size: 1.1MBFile format: pdf
Fenstanton Order Notice
Size: 86KBFile format: pdf

Town and Country Planning Act 1990

The Huntingdonshire District Council (Public Footpath No. 51 St Neots) Public Path Stopping Up Order 2020

St Neots FP51 - Confirmation Notice
Size: 86KBFile format: pdf
2002-06-15 St Neots Confirmed Order
Size: 223KBFile format: pdf