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Public Notice - Footpath Diversion Order - St Lawrence FP3

Published on Wednesday, 6th May 2020

Footpath diversion

Notice of confirmation of an order highways act 1980 Essex County Council public path diversion order 2020 footpath 3 St Lawrence.

On 8 April 2020 Essex County Council confirmed the above order made under section 119 of the Highways Act 1980. The effect of the order as confirmed is to divert a part length of public Footpath 3 St Lawrence of unknown width shown by a bold continuous line on the Order Map commencing from a point at the south west corner of the water tower boundary and running in a generally northerly then north easterly direction through the cement business and farm areas for a total distance of 178 metres to the point where the footpath meets the unnamed publicly maintainable road,  to an alternative route 2 meters in width commencing at the aforementioned start point running in first an easterly then generally northerly then generally easterly direction via a point near the south east corner of the boundary of St Lawrence Hall continuing in a north, north westerly direction around the water tower perimeter and field edge for a total distance of 409 metres to the point where it connects to the public highway known as St Lawrence Hill/Brook Road.   
A copy of the order as confirmed and the order map can be viewed by calling 07885 824640 or 07395 602121 to arrange a suitable time to inspect the documents quoting the order title. Documents can be made available for inspection 8.30am-5.30pm MonThurs and 8.30am-5pm on Friday at Essex County Council, County Hall, E block main reception, Market Road, Chelmsford if so required following the current social distancing restrictions. Copies of the order and order map are available on Essex Highways and Maldon District Council’s websites at:  and 
The alternative route comes into force on 6 May 2020, and the old route shall be stopped up with effect from 13 May 2020, but if a person aggrieved by the order wants to question its validity, or that of any provision contained in it, on the ground that it is not within the powers of the Highways Act 1980, as amended, or on the ground that any requirement of the Act, as amended, or of any regulation made under the Act has not been complied with in relation to the Order, he or she may, under paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 to the Act as applied by paragraph 5 of Schedule 6 to the Act, within 6 weeks from 7 May 2020 make an application to the High Court.
Dated 7 May 2020 County Hall, Market Road Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1QH