Section 53 Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Definitive Map and Statement for the County of Essex The Essex County Council Definitive Map Modification Number 676 Restricted Byways 40 and 41 Birch, Colchester District Order 2020Notice ID: MFN0584710
Essex County Council
Section 53 Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Definitive Map and Statement for the County of Essex The Essex County Council Definitive Map Modification Number 676 Restricted Byways 40 and 41 Birch, Colchester District Order 2020
The above Order made on 16 August 2020, if confirmed as made, will modify the Definitive Map for the area by:-
1. Upgrading a length of Footpath 13 Birch known as "Caper Lane" to restricted Byway number 40. This commences from Point A on Order Plan 1, in Maldon Road, and continues in a southerly direction for a distance of approximately 590 metres to meet Restricted Byway 39 Birch at Point B. From there it continues in a south westerly direction for a distance of 105 metres to meet Mill Lane. The width of the way incorporates the whole of the land parcel numbered 40 on Order Plan 1 a (which is an extract of the 2nd 25" Ordnance Survey edition) and varies between 4 and 10 metres.
2. Upgrading a length of Footpath 16 Birch known as "Straightway" to Restricted Byway number 41. This commences from Point A on Order Plan 2 at the County Road north of Layer Breton Heath and continues in a north westerly direction for a distance of 325 metres to point B on Mill Lane. The width of the way is the whole of the parcels numbered 34 and 49 on Plan 2a (which is an extract of the 2nd 25" Ordnance Survey edition) and varies between 3.5 and 9 metres.
Copies of the order and order map can be requested to be posted or viewed by emailing
to arrange a suitable time to inspect the documents quoting the Order title. Documents can be made available for inspection 8.30am-4.30pm Mon-Fri at Essex County Council, County Hall, E block main reception, Market Road, Chelmsford if so required following current social distancing restrictions. Copies of the order and order map are available on Essex Highways website at:https://www.essexhighways.org/transport-and-roads/
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Any representation or objection relating to the Order must be sent in writing to the Director for Essex Legal Services, Essex County Council, Seax House, Victoria Road South, Chelmsford, Essex, CM11QH, to arrive not later than Tuesday 29th December 2020, and it is requested that the grounds on which it is made are stated. If no representations or objections are duly made to the Order, or if any so made are withdrawn, the Essex County Council, instead of submitting the Order to the Secretary of State, may itself confirm the Order. If the Order is submitted to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, any representations or objections, which have been duly made and not withdrawn, will be sent with it.
Dated: 5th November 2020
Paul Turner, Director, Legal and Assurance, ELS,
Seax House, Victoria Road South, Chelmsford CM11QH