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The British Driving Society
East Sussex

RIGHTS OF WAY REPORT
 

 

Date Reported to ESCC

Issue

Date ESCC Responded

ESCC Response

30/03/19

Arlington 9C

Water draining from the Knockhatch Ski slope is running over and into the right of way.

18/04/19 Ditch alongside of path has been cleared in places and the bank built up where it was breached causing water to drain over the path.
07/08/17

Heathfield and Waldron 29a

Another fallen tree obstructing the path at the junction with footpaths Heathfield and Waldron 68a and 68b.

Entire route completely overgrown and too narrow for carriages.

Gate G0858 is too narrow for carriages to pass through.

08/08/17 Accepted receipt of email.
07/08/17

Heathfield and Waldron 29b

Fallen tree obstructing the path just 500m from where this joins Heathfield and Waldron 29a.

08/08/17 Accepted receipt of email.
07/08/17

Heathfield and Waldron 29c

Gate G0861 says NO ENTRY.

Gate G0862 is padlocked.

Gates G0863 and G0864 are too narrow for carriages to pass through.

Just beyond Gate G0864 there is a fallen tree across the path.

Gate G6326 has a large 2m wide gate which is locked and a small gate which is too small for a carriage to pass through.

08/08/17 Accepted receipt of email.
07/08/17

Heathfield and Waldron 37b

Footpath is washed out with deep gulleys.

08/08/17 Accepted receipt of email.
07/08/17

Heathfield and Waldron 37a

Incorrectly marked as bridleway and footpath.  Should be RB.

08/08/17 Accepted receipt of email.
07/08/17

Walbleton 85b

Incorrectly marked as bridleway and footpath.  Should be RB.

08/08/17 Accepted receipt of email.
08/06/17

Arlington 18

Reported the dangerous collapsing ditch to the side of the bridleway again as nothing has been done about this part of the ditch although chestnut stakes have been put in along the side of the road.

01/08/17

13/06/17

Chestnut stakes put in place.

Ditch has been inspected but whilst its proximity to bridleway has been noted, if filled in would compromise the drainage along the rest of the ditch.  So chestnut stakes are going to be placed along the edge to create a visible barrier.

08/06/17

Arlington 9a

Hedgerows need to be cut back as path is becoming very overgrown.

13/06/17 The path has been recorded as requiring clearance.
06/04/17 Arlington 43a & Arlington 43b Hedgerows need to be cut back as being used for Havenswold drive on 23rd July. 07/04/17 Maintenance team alerted but no guarantee that it will be completed in time for drive.
06/04/17 Arlington 18 
Dangerous collapsing ditch to the side of the bridleway.
Remains of old barbed wire fence sticking out of the mud all along the side of the bridleway.  
07/04/17 Already been alerted to the dangerous ditch.  Sending a team to put in chestnut stakes.
Maintenance team will look into the danger of the barbed wire.
06/04/20 Bexhill 58a, Bexhill 58b, Bexhill 76a, Bexhill 76b, Bexhill 76c, Bexhill 34 & Bexhill 35b 
Barriers to be erected to stop 4x4s from entering Combe Valley Countryside Park.   Please give some consideration to carriage drivers so as not to prevent their usage of the park.
13/05/17

 

 

10/04/17

5 foot wide gates have been erected. Limited carriage use has been allowed through the Combe Valley Countryside Park.  Contact Pearl for more details.

Access for carriages will be considered.  Will need to await outcome of decision as regards what type of barriers will be put in place.

   

Contact Pearl Hudson if you have any issues with a right of way in your area regarding maintenance, obstructions or issues surrounding the use of your local footpaths, bridleways or by-ways.  Pearl will take it up with the County Council on your behalf.  If you also report it yourself as well that is good, as the Council tend to respond if they get more than one complaint.  As users of these public places we are all the eyes and ears on the ground and help the council in keeping these areas in good order.  You can email Pearl on pahudson@aol.com or telephone 01323 509986.