The Bishop’s Stortford & District Footpaths Association is a registered charity (No. 1068733). In 2017 it will be celebrating sixty years of protecting and promoting the local public Rights of Way network in and around Bishop’s Stortford.

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Bishop’s Stortford South – Public Consultation (Tuesday 12th December 2017 to Friday 2nd February 2018)

We are very surprised that Countryside, the housebuilder, has announced a public consultation on proposals for the development of what is still Green Belt land to the south of Bishop’s Stortford. Although East Herts District Council has identified the land for residential development in its latest District Plan, this is still subject to review by… Continue reading

Network Rail Crossing Public Inquiry

On 24th November the BSDFA received the following notice regarding a further delay the commencement of the above Inquiry. “On the morning of the third day of the inquiry the Inspector was advised by the Department for Transport that the Land Agents for Network Rail had undertaken an audit of the Book of Reference which had… Continue reading

November/December News

News from BSDFA SUNDAY WALKS:  all Leaving at 10.00am      except**                                                               5/6 miles  03 Dec            Refer to Website….no walk planned as yet…..                                   17 Dec            Little Canfield, All Saints Church                                              GridRef: TL587209. Post code CM6-1SU **26 Dec BOXING DAY DASH LEAVES AT 10.30AM Stansted Mountfitchet, Castle C/Park GridRef: 515248. Post code CM24-8LY 07 Jan 2018   Barkway… Continue reading

Network Rail Crossing Public Inquiry

The Public Inquiry into Network Rail’s (NR) proposed closure of level crossings for Essex, Hertfordshire and the London Borough of Havering which opened on Wednesday, 18th October at the Civic Centre in Chelmsford has been suspended until January 2018. This is due to NR’s failure to undertake legal requirements under the Transport and Works Act.… Continue reading

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Complete our membership form If you would like to help us to preserve, protect and maintain the public Rights of Way network and rural verges in the Herts and Essex.

We're always looking for new members and would love to have you onboard, helping us with our worthy cause.

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