The Bishop’s Stortford & District Footpaths Association is a registered charity (No. 1068733). In 2017 we celebrated 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 FOOTPATH 012

I’m pleased to advise that Herts CC has recently started work resurfacing the above-mentioned public footpath. The footpath is temporarily closed and will open once works have been completed. Please refer to the attached Order for details of alternative routes whilst the footpath is closed. Over the past couple of years this section of footpath… Continue reading

NETWORK RAIL – LEVEL CROSSING REDUCTION ORDER

Some of you may recall that back in 2017, Network Rail submitted a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) to close or modify 57 rail crossing in Essex, Hertfordshire, the unitary authorities of Thurrock and Southend-on-Sea, and the London Borough of Havering. Following a Public Inquiry, the Secretary of State has granted Network Rail the… Continue reading

UPDATE ON THE TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THORLEY FOOTPATHS 1 AND 3

Countryside, the developers of Bishop’s Stortford South, has wasted no time in implementing the temporary closure order for the above-mentioned public footpaths. As mentioned in a previous post (13 May), the closure order is for an initial 6 months with a planned extension of a further 18 months. The footpath has NOT been completely closed… Continue reading

STORTFORD CLIMATE GROUP Petition · Prioritise walking and cycling in Bishop’s Stortford and Sawbridgeworth

I’m sure that local walkers and cyclists will all agree that there is an urgent need to improve the walking and cycling infrastructure in Bishop’s Stortford and Sawbridgeworth. We therefore welcome and support the petition from the Bishop’s Sortford Climate Group which calls on Hertfordshire County Council to commit now to completing the Towns’ priority… Continue reading

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