Bridgham PROW

BRIDGHAM: Application for a modification order proposing the addition of a public footpath

1. Intended effect of the application

To add a Public Footpath in the Parish of Bridgham

Geographical Location

2. Grid references for the start and end of the claimed route.

Starts from the U33110 High Bridgham Road at Grid Reference TL9457 8614 and proceeds in a generally south easterly direction for approximately 870 metres to join the C148 The Paddocks at Grid Reference TL9508 8543. A map showing the route is attached to the copy of the Application (please see link at end of document).

3. Address of any property on which the claimed route lies.

Brettenham Manor
IP24 2RP

Field Barn Farm
NR16 2SB

33 Sicklesmere Road
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 2BP

4. Principal cities/towns/villages nearest to the claimed route.

Nearest Town/City: Thetford
Principal villages: East Harling, Brettenham

5. Parish/Ward/district in which the claimed route lies.

Parish: Bridgham
Electoral Division: Giltcross ED
District: Breckland

Further Information about the application

6. Applicant’s name and address.

Mr J I Besent
50 The Street
NR16 2RS

7. Date application received and accepted by the County Council.

Received 16 September 2014
Registered 17 September 2014

8. Norfolk County Council Contact Details:


    (a) Reference


    (b) Department

Environment Transport and Development

    (c) Contact details

Legal Orders and Registers Team
Highway Network Management
Norfolk County Council
County Hall
Martineau Lane

Telephone: 01603 224253

9. Date set for determination of the application.

The Council will determine the application following the completion of consultations and archive research.

10. Date of Council’s decision, outcome and reasons for the decision.

Notice of Decision dated 9 December 2015 to make an Order to add the route as a public footpath to the Definitive Map and Statement

11. Details of any appeal to the Secretary of State against the decision/order.

Objection received, the file has been referred to the Secretary of State to determine the Order.

12. Details of confirmation (with or without modifications) or non confirmation.

Order Confirmed by The Planning Inspectorate on the 20 March 2017

Electronic Register: Government legislation requires that these details, together with a copy of any application registered by Norfolk County Council, be made available for viewing by the public on the authority’s website ( ). This Register will be updated as the application progresses. The Register is also available in hard copy format at County Hall. If you have any queries about this register or the details contained in it please contact us as detailed above (box 8).

View a scanned copy of the original application and map (pdf)

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