Public Footpath No. 97 (Keighley) Bates Barn, West Morton, Keighley

Purpose of the consultation

Notice of Making of an Order


Highways Act 1980

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council


Public Footpath No.97 (Keighley) Bates Barn, Bury Lane, West Morton, Keighley


The above Order, made on 18th November 2021 under Section 119 of the Highways Act 1980 will extinguish and divert that part of the Public Footpath No.97 (Keighley) as shown marked bold black (two links) on the attached plan no. 66666/T258/K97/DH Order Plan annexed to this Order. Public Footpath No.97 (Keighley) commences at Point A and C on Bury Lane and runs in a generally easterly direction to point B. This path has a recorded width of 1.2 metres, a combined length of approximately 74 metres (AB is 36 metres and CB is 38 metres) and a grass and stoned surface. There are 2 field gates on section AB and one stone step stile on section CB.


The new section of Public Footpath (Keighley) as shown marked dashed black on the attached plan will commence at Point B and run in a generally southerly and then westerly direction for 51 metres to Point D on Bury Lane. This section of new footpath will be provided at a recorded width of 2 metres, with a grassed and stone surface with 1.2-metre-wide gaps provided at Point B and D (marked as GAP on the plan). At the point the path turns from south to west there is a low level concrete structure that will result in the path width narrowing to a 1.5 metre width over a stretch of 5.5 metres.


A copy of the Order and the Order map may be examined below and at Keighley Library, North St, Keighley BD21 3SX during normal office hours.  Copies of the confirmed Order and map may be purchased.


Any representations about or objections to the Order may be sent in writing to the address shown below quoting reference CORP/PCD/AHK/409955 or by email to to be received no later than 12 noon on Friday, 24 December 2021. Please state the grounds on which they are made.


If no such representations or objections are duly made, or if any so made are withdrawn the Council may confirm the Order as an unopposed Order.  If the Order is sent to the Secretary of State for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation any representations and objections which have not been withdrawn will be sent with the Order.


DATED this 25th day of November 2021


City Solicitor

Legal and Democratic Services

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

City Hall



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