Public Footpaths 82 (Woking) and 5 (Ockham) Temporary Closure

Notice

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, Section 14(1) & (2)
The Surrey County Council
Public Footpath Nos. 82 (Woking) & 5 (Ockham)
Temporary Prohibition Of Traffic Order 2014

The Surrey County Council Public Footpath Nos. 82 (Woking) & 5 (Ockham) Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order 2014 was made on the grounds of the likelihood of danger to the public due to an unsafe footbridge. The Order came into operation on 3 February 2014 and was originally due to expire on 12 July 2014, but was extended to 12 August 2017. The Order has now been continued in force by the Secretary of State for Transport for a seventh time and will now expire on 31 August 2021, or until the completion of the works, whichever is earlier.

The Order as continued prohibits all traffic on foot or by any other means from entering or proceeding along Public Footpath Nos. 82 (Woking) & 5 (Ockham) at Pigeon House Footbridge (Grid ref: TQ 0542 5844).

The temporary closure will only operate while the County Council, or an authorised person acting on its behalf, displays signs prohibiting the said movements.

The alternative route from the northern end of the closure will be: Proceed in a north-westerly direction along Public Footpath 83 (Woking) to its junction with Public Footpath 131 (Woking). Turn right and proceed in a north-easterly direction along Public Footpath 131 (Woking) and Public Footpath 82 (Woking), bearing left and continuing along Public Footpath 82 (Woking) in a easterly and then north-easterly direction to its junction with Warren Lane. Turn left on Warren Lane, and the immediately left again onto Public Footpath 81 (Woking) in a generally southerly direction to its junction with Public Footpath 123 (Woking). Turn left onto Public Footpath 123 (Woking) and cross the Wey Navigation, and then proceed in a generally south-westerly direction to its junction with Public Footpath 34 (Ripley). Cross the River Wey and continue in a south easterly and then southerly direction along Public Footpath 32 (Ripley) to its junction with Public Footpath 532 (Ripley). Turn left onto Public Footpath 532 (Ripley) and continue in a south-easterly direction to its junction with Public Footpath 531 (Ripley). Turn left onto Public Footpath 531 (Ripley) and proceed in a north-easterly direction to its junction with Public Bridleway 33 (Ripley). Continue in a north-easterly direction along Public Bridleway 33 (Ripley) and then Public Bridleway 33 (Ockham) to its junction with Mill Lane. Turn left onto Mill Lane and proceed in a north-westerly direction to its junction with Public Footpath 5 (Ockham). Turn right onto Public Footpath 5 (Ockham) and continue in a generally north-westerly direction to the southern end of the closure. From the southern end of the closure, the alternative will be the reverse of the route described above.

DATED: 7 August 2020
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.
Tel: 0300 200 1003 Email: rightsofway@surreycc.gov.uk.


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