NOTICE is hereby given that the Kent County Council have made the above named Order under Sections 3 of the Cycle Tracks Act, the effect of which would be to -

Change the use of Footpath KB18 to shared use to include cycles on the following length of footpath - From its junction with Malling Terrace to its junction with Hermitage Lane.

The Kent County Council are changing the use of the footpath KB18 to shared use to include cycles along the length as described above.

  • The route will form part of a wider strategic network as it will connect to National Cycle Route 17.  It will enable residents in the vicinity of Hermitage Lane to access the town area including schools and colleges in the Queens road / Oakwood Park areas.
  • The route will provide a safer access for residents, staff and visitors wishing to cycle to the Hospital from the town centre and surrounding areas and allow the NHS Trust to promote the route for staff and visitors.

Full details, including the scheme plan, can be found in the Public Notice and Statement for Reason.


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  • Opened
    18 Dec 2020 at 00:00
  • Closes
    1 Feb 2021 at 12:00


Consulting Organisation Type
  • Kent County Council
Consulting Organisation Name Kent County Council
District / Borough areas affected by the consultation
  • Maidstone
Consultation Topic
  • Traffic, transport and roads
Consultation Methods
  • Other
Contact Details

Anyone may, by application to the High Court within 6 weeks of the date of publication of this Notice, challenge the validity of the Orders or of any provision contained in them on the grounds that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, or any instrument made thereunder, or that there has been a failure to comply with any statutory requirement to the Orders.