Kent County Council has received an application, and subsequently made an Order, to divert part of Public Footpath KM281 at Marden.

Under the Highways Act 1980, an Order may be made to close or divert a Public Footpath, Bridleway or Restricted Byway where it is in the interests of the landowner and/or the public to do so. In considering a proposal, the County Council will have regard to whether the new route is substantially less convenient to the public and the impact of the proposed diversion on the public enjoyment of the route as a whole.

Further details about the application and a plan showing the proposal can be found by viewing the documents in the section below.

 UPDATE: This Order was confirmed on 14 January 2021 and will take effect after 28 days. 

The confirmed Order may be viewed in the documents section below.

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  • Opened
    5 Feb 2021 at 00:00
  • Closed
    19 Mar 2021 at 23:59

Consultation Documents


Consulting Organisation Type
  • Kent County Council
Consulting Organisation Name Kent County Council
District / Borough areas affected by the consultation
  • Maidstone
Consultation Topic
  • Public rights of way
Consultation Methods
  • Open responses (e.g. letters and email)
Contact Details

Please note that Surrey County Council is processing this applciation on behalf of Kent County Council.

Any representation about or objection to the Order may be sent in writing to Andrew Whiddett at the Surrey County Council Countryside Access Office, Whitebeam Lodge, Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ. (Tel: 020 8541 7081) (email: not later than 6 November 2020. Please state the grounds on which they are made.