Public rights of way registers
Under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council has a duty to maintain 3 separate registers relating to public rights of way.
The registers can be viewed at First Floor, One Cathedral Square, Blackburn, BB1 1FB. Please contact us to make an appointment.
Section 31A register
Register of declarations made by landowners under section 31(6) of the Highways Act 1980 and the maps and statements deposited with these declarations.
Under section 31(6), a landowner may deposit a map and statement with the Council that highlights all the rights of way over there land, and therefore, informs the authority of their intention not to dedicate further rights of way over their land.
Section 53B register
Register of all applications to modify the Definitive Map and Statement under Section 53(5) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.
|Common name||Ref no||Parish or town||Description||Grid ref start||Grid ref end||Status claimed||Date received||Current status||Regulatory committee date||Decision||Final status|
|School Lane||School Lane||Edgworth||SD 73580.17518||SD 74353.17991||Bridleway||2009||With Legal to make order||2015||Supported|
|Church Meadows (Wards Res)||Church Meadows||Belmont||Claim for public footpath rights||Various between SD 67116. 15716||Various between SD 67324. 15860||Footpath (s)||2009||Order to be made||2015||Supported|
|Sunny Bower||Sunny Bower||Blackburn||Addition of footpath||SD 69171. 30483||SD 69422. 30409||Footpath||2015||For Planning and Highways committee||TBC||TBC|
|Jacks Key||C1004||Darwen||Claim for public footpath rights||SD 70155 20842||SD 70209 20614||Footpath||2014||For Planning and Highways committee||TBC||TBC|
|Lower Giles Diversion||3003||Edgworth||Footpath, permanent diversion||SD 74374 20254||SD 74386 20226||Footpath, permanent diversion||2016||New line obstructed, waiting developer||TBC||TBC|
|Lower Philips Rd FP 80, 52 & part 51||3005||Blackburn||Footpath, permanent diversion||SD 70124 29884||SD 70629 30172||Footpath, permanent diversion||2017||Pending works||TBC||TBC|
|Cranberry Lane||3007||Darwen||New bridleway rights, footpath, permanent diversion||SD 70323 20664||SD 70591 20597||New Bridleway rights, footpath, Permanent diversion||2018||Query sent to developer||TBC||TBC|
|Haslingden Road||3008||Blackburn||Footpath, permanent diversion||SD 69630 26533||SD 69314 26498||Footpath, Permanent diversion||2018||To be reviewed||TBC||TBC||
|Long Lane||C1006||Pleasington||Claim for bridleway rights||SD 6311 2694||SD 6367 2690||Brileway||2021||Received||TBC||TBC|
Section 121B Register
Register of applications of Public Path Orders made under Sections 118ZA, 118C, 119ZA, or 119C of the Highways Act 1980.