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Definitive Map and Statement Orders

Introduction

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

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

The Cambridgeshire County Council (Public Bridleway No.50, Huntingdon) Definitive Map Modification Order 2024

The Cambridgeshire County Council (Public Footpath No. 19, Yaxley) Definitive Map Modification Order 2021

Highways Act 1980

The Cambridgeshire County Council (Public Footpath No.2, Kingston (part)) Public Path Diversion Order 2024

The Cambridgeshire County Council Colne Fen Bridleway Public Path Creation Agreement 2023

Town and Country Planning Act 1990

The South Cambridgeshire District Council (Public Footpath No. 12, Sawston (part) and Public Footpath No. 9, Babraham) Public Path Stopping Up Order 2023 

The East Cambridgeshire District Council (Public Footpath Nos.2, 3 and 5, Ely (part)) Public Path Diversion Order 2023

The South Cambridgeshire District Council (Public Footpath No. 7, Cambourne) Public Path Diversion Order 2021

Contact the Highways Asset Management team

Email: highwaysassetmanagement@cambridgeshire.gov.uk