Rights Of Way - Advice & Information

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Rights of Way
There are over 300 kilometres of Public Rights of Way in Blaenau Gwent, linking towns and villages to the diverse countryside and landscape of the county. The County Council is responsible for the management of this access network, which consists of 300 kilometres of Public Rights of Ways. There are also a number of promoted routes ranging from Community walks to regional trails.

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council manages a Local Access Forum to act as an advisory body to guide the authorities as to the improvement of public access to land for open air recreation and enjoyment.

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council has now ompleted the first draft of its Rights of Way Improvement Plan  The Plan investigates current use and evaluates the future needs and demands of local people and sets objectives to improve the network to meet them.

The Improvement Plan contains a set of 39 specifc Action Proposals for its 10 year timescale, We would now like to hear your views on these Proposals.

Contact Information

If you have found a problem with one of the Public Rights of Way you can report it Mr Andrew Fleming Definitive Map Officer

Important details to include are the location, the nature of the problem and additional contact details.
Mr Andrew Fleming GCGI
Definitive Map Officer
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Green Infrastructure Team
Baldwin House
Victoria Business Park
Ebbw Vale
NP23 8ED

01495 356134

Email : andrew.fleming@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk