It has been bought to Crowborough Town Council’s attention that some paths in Crowborough, although historically used by members of the public, have not been formally registered as public rights of way.
You can search the map to see if the routes you use to get around the area are included on the public rights of way map for East Sussex. The map shows the routes as well as bridges, stiles and waymarks.
Rights of way – including footpaths, alleys and green lanes – can only be added by a Definitive Map Modification Order.
The Ramblers Association have estimated tens of thousands of miles of paths across England and Wales could be lost forever if they’re not added to the definitive map by 2026.
At its meeting on 16th November, the Environment Committee agreed to make a formal application to ESCC to establish Rights of Way. The Committee is responsible for liaising with East Sussex County Council on highways, transport and environmental issues.
Chairman, Cllr Colin Stocks, requested fellow committee members send suggestions to him to collate. It was agreed to ask residents for their suggestions.
If you have a suggestion you can email Crowborough Town Council.