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Temporary closures of Public Rights of Way in Powys

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Closure commenced

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Footpath 1, Fron level crossing at SJ225 032 for an approximate length of 11 metres.

29th January 2016

28th July 2020

Closed due to Network Rail concerns regarding health and safety. Further assurances from Network Rail that no further extensions are required. It is likely that a closure will be required until at least April 2020.

Monk's Trod byway LC296 b from Carn Ricet (Point A) at OS Grid SN 87407105) for a distance of about 6.3 kilometres in a south-westerly direction to the County boundary with Ceredigion on the River Claerwen at OS Grid Ref. SN 82396821 (Point B)

20 October 2019

19 April 2020

An exception will be to allow motorcycles between Point A and Point B for a minimum of three specified dates and a maximum of 6 that will be advertised no less than two weeks before. 

Apply for permit for Monk's Trod byway on the 27th July 2019 here

Download location map here [834KB]

Bridleway LC247 in the Elan valley from SN90506757 (point A) in a north-westerly direction to SN90306766 (point B), a distance of 280 metres.

26th November 2018

28th July 2020

Due to a landslip and a safety inspection is required prior to clearance and bank stabilisation works. 

Download location map here [854KB]

Footpath 114, Fron Berriew

19th September 2019

18th September 2020

Dangerous bridge.

Footpath 114, Fron Berriew [477KB]

Byway BD1047, near Bleddfa28 August 201916 September 2020

Subsidence of surface from Badger Sett.

Byway BD1047, near Bleddfa [831KB]

Footpath RB1417, Dolyhir Quarry7th October 20196th April 2020

Allow implementation of permitted western screening landform. 

Footpath RB1417, Dolyhir Quarry [1MB]

Byway Open to All Traffic 16 (Strata Florida)14th October 201913th April 2020

The closure is to renew a culvert and improve the surface. The closure is not expected to be for more than 5 weeks, but more time has been provided to allow for inclement weather and due to the remote area.

Byway 16 Strata Florida [1MB]

Water Break its Neck Byway ( LM1268(A), LM1284, LM1252, LM1257, LR1029 known as Water-Break-its-Neck in the Communities of New Radnor and Llanfihangel Rhydithon between SO18785962 (Point A) to SO15716555 (point B).14th November 201931st March 2020

Due to concerns regarding public safety and to prevent serious damage to the surface of the highway.

Byway (BOAT) LM1268(A), LM1284, LM1252, LM1257, LR1029 (Water-Break-its-Neck) [1MB]

Footpath AC368, Abbeycwmhir9th March 202031st September 2020

Emergency closure and then a 6 month order due to a dangerous bridge.

Footpath AC368, Abbeycwmhir [571KB]

Footpath KN1168, Knighton3rd March 202025th September 2020

Emergency closure and then a 6 month order due to dangerous steps.

Footpath KN1168, Knighton [503KB]


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