Temporary closure notice for Footpath 48, 49, 50, 51 and Bridleway 65 and 127 at Epsom Downs Racecourse

Notice

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, Section 16A
The Surrey County Council
Public Footpath Nos. 48, 49, 50, 51 and Bridleway Nos. 65 and 127 (Epsom & Ewell) and Bridleway No. 65 (Banstead)
Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order 2021

On 15 April 2021 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 that length of:

  • Public Footpath No. 48 (Epsom and Ewell) from its junction with Roseberry Road (Grid ref. 521098 157826) to its junction with Langley Vale Road
  • Public Footpath No. 49 (Epsom and Ewell) from a point 458m north of Bridleway 127 (Grid ref. 521550 157767) to its junction with Walton Road
  • Public Footpath No. 50 (Epsom and Ewell) from its junction with Footpath 49 (Grid ref. 521611 158060) to its junction with Ashley Road
  • Public Footpath No. 51 (Epsom and Ewell) from its junction with Footpath 49 (Grid ref. 521611 158060) to its junction with Tattenham Corner Road
  • Public Bridleway No. 127 (Epsom and Ewell) from a point 713m north east of its junction with Footpath 49 (Grid Ref. 521988 157776) to its junction with Tattenham Corner Road
  • Public Bridleway No. 65 (Epsom and Ewell) and (Banstead) from a point 225m north east of its junction with Bridleway 138 (Grid Ref. 522487 157612) to its junction with Tattenham Corner Road.

The Order is required on the grounds of safety and security for the Spring race meeting and Derby festival. It will be in operation on the 20 April 2021 and two days from the 4 June 2021. That period can be extended by the Secretary of State for Transport if required.

The prohibition described above shall not apply to emergency service vehicles in an emergency. The prohibition described above will only be operative while the County Council, or an authorised person acting on its behalf, displays traffic signs prohibiting the said movements. Access to properties will not be affected.

There are no alternative routes.

The 'Surrey County Council Public Footpath Nos. 48, 49, 50, 51 and Bridleway Nos. 65 and 127 (Epsom & Ewell) and Bridleway No. 65 (Banstead) Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order 2021' will be made by the County Council under Section 16A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Dated: 8 April 2021

Katie Stewart, Executive Director for Environment, Transport and Infrastructure

Enquiries to: Countryside Access Team, Surrey County Council, Whitebeam Lodge, Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford GU4 7BQ.

Tel: 0300 200 1003 or email: rightsofway@surreycc.gov.uk.


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