Forty years on …

Forty years on …

Forty years ago today, 23 May 1979, the first Byway and Bridleway was published. That was before the 1981 Act, the 1990 Act, CROW, NERC, Dereg and all those other gems we still struggle with every day.  Take a trip down memory lane and read what was going on then. The Byway and Bridleway index is available here.

Private Carriage Roads: Errors in Dunlop

Private Carriage Roads: Errors in Dunlop

The judgment in Dunlop v Secretary of State for the Environment and Cambridgeshire County Council [1995] 94 LGR 427 is widely considered to be flawed because it was made on incomplete evidence.   Here Joanna Roseff looks at the evidence that was before the court and the missing evidence in her response to Somerset County Council’s (SCC) investigation of applications for modification orders for restricted byways which were awarded as private carriage road.  The arguments are applicable far more widely and comments…

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