Kent County Council received an application (on behalf of the local planning authority), and subsequently made an Order, to divert part of Public Footpath CH23 at Herne & Broomfield.

Under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, an Order may be made to close or divert a Public Footpath, Bridleway or Restricted Byway where it is necessary to do so to enable development to take place.

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 27 March 2018 and certified on 7 October 2020.

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

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  • Opened
    20 Nov 2020 at 00:00
  • Closes
    1 Jan 2021 at 23:59

Consultation Documents


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

Due to current restrictions Council offices are closed. Therefore, should you require a copy of the confirmed Order and plan, please contact Laura Wilkins on 03000 413480 or

The Order has now come into force but if any person aggrieved by the Order desires to question its validity or that of any provision contained in it on the ground that it is not within the powers of the above Act, or on the ground that any requirement of that Act, or any regulation made under it has not been complied with in relation to the confirmation of the Order, he or she may apply to the High Court for any of these purposes under section 287 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 within 6 weeks from the date on which notice is first published as required by paragraph 7 of Schedule 14 to that Act.

Please note that the County Council are working on behalf of Canterbury City Council in the making of this Order.