Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, Section 14(1)
The Surrey County Council
Public Footpath 125b (Farnham)
Temporary Prohibition Of Traffic Order 2023
On 16 February 2023 Surrey County Council will make the above-mentioned temporary order, the effect of which is to prohibit all traffic on foot or by any other means from entering or proceeding along the length of Public Footpath 125b (Farnham) at St Andrew's Churchyard between Church Passage/Public Footpath 125 (Grid reference 483821, 146706), and a point approximately 30 metres to the west of the junction with Public Footpath 125c.
The Order is necessary on the grounds of public safety, due to fragile and damaged masonry on the West Bell Tower of St Andrew's Church, and associated repair works taking place on or near the footpath. The closure will be in operation for a period of 6 months from 20 February 2023, or until completion of the works, if earlier. That period can be extended by the Secretary of State for Transport if required.
The temporary closure will only be in operation when appropriate road traffic signs are displayed on site by the County Council or an authorised person acting on its behalf. Access to properties will not be affected.
The alternative route for traffic will be via Public Footpath 125a, Public Footpath 125c and Public Footpath 125.
The Surrey County Council Public Footpath 125b (Farnham) Temporary Prohibition Of Traffic Order 2023 will be made by the County Council under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
Dated: 9 February 2023
Katie Stewart, Executive Director – Environment, Transport and Infrastructure
Enquiries to: Countryside Access Team, Surrey County Council, Whitebeam Lodge, Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ. Telephone:03456 009009 or email: email@example.com
Files available to download
Public Footpath 125b (Farnham) Temporary Closure Order Plan (PDF)
Map showing the section of Public Footpath 125 Farnham at St Andrew’s Churchyard subject to a temporary closure order, and the alternative routes around the closure