We’re pleased to report that the section of Thorley Footpath 001 between Thorley Street and Beaumont Drive has now reopened following the completion of resurfacing and landscape work. Unfortunately.the remaining section of footpath west of Beaumont Drive to Obrey Way is likely to remain closed for some considerable time. However, there are now two diversion… Continue reading
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.
A date for your diary. On Saturday, 16th March Cycle Stortford will be organising a mass cycle and walking demonstration ride to highlight the need for a safer route to allow pedestrians and cyclists to avoid Rye Street. The starting point will be the Bandstand in Sworder’s Field at 10am. The BSDFA will be contributing… Continue reading
For the past couple of years we have been pressing Essex CC to take action to address serious flooding where this popular public footpath meets the River Stort towpath, east of the footbridge into the Thorley Wash Nature Reserve. I’m pleased to report that we have been advised by Essex CC Highways that they have… Continue reading
Sad to report that due to vandalism the above-mentioned public footpath has been temporarily closed to the public. The stile leading over the railway line has been damaged for the second time in a month. There’s a suggestion that this may have been perpetrated by trail bikers seeking a short cut to the River Stort… Continue reading
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