LCC PRoW

Activities

Worked in partnership with LCC PROW team to fund cost of upgrading replacement/refurbished roadside waymarkers with wooden finger posts (as opposed to plastic posts) at priority locations within Ribble Valley and Lancaster districts of the AONB.  A total of 82 waymarker posts/blades were funded.

20th September 2017

Actions

3.1 Countryside Access
Action Targets and Timescales Partners
3.1A Review and update the current network of strategic and AONB 'Promoted Routes' (for walking, cycling, horse-riding, trampers etc.) at least annually, giving consideration to new or improved routes and removal of routes under pressure
Review completed and acted upon at least once per year
Annually
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3.1B Continue to undertake PRoW/access improvement surveys, identifying and acting upon opportunities for improvement
Survey at least 10% of PRoW within AONB per year
Annually
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3.1C Seek to install least restrictive access furniture and to provide appropriate signage on strategic and AONB 'Promoted Routes'
'Access for all' provided on at least one route per year
Annually
Hold meetings with PRoW teams to raise awareness of importance of appropriate signage in the AONB (e.g. materials)
2015
Develop a monitoring system with PRoW teams to flag reports relating to signage renewal in the AONB
2015
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3.2 Public Rights of Way and Access Land
Action Targets and Timescales Partners
3.2A Support the review and implementation of the Rights of Way Improvement Plans (both Lancashire and North Yorkshire), where funding allows
Contribute to planned review of the RoWIP for Lancashire
2014
At least one meeting per year with PRoW teams re: implementation of RoWIPs in the AONB
Annually
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3.2C Maintain well-managed PRoW, making necessary repairs to strategic routes or AONB 'Promoted Routes', where funding permits
At least 3 strategic or AONB promoted routes maintained per year
Annually
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3.2E Support the Parish Lengthsman (or similar) Schemes to undertake maintenance and improvement of PRoW network
At least 18 parishes supported per year within the AONB
Annually
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3.1D Continue to identify and facilitate the development of strategic routes linking neighbouring urban areas and other visitor destinations to the AONB, with priority given to: l extension Lune Valley multi-use route l extensions to North Lancashire bridleway l Settle (Pennine Bridleway) to Gisburn Forest link
Seek inclusion of priority strategic routes in review of LCC RoWIP
2014
Continue landowner negotiations and development of route for Settle to Gisburn Forest link
2014
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3.1E Identify external funding sources to support the development of new strategic routes and submit bids, where appropriate
Strategic routes fundraising plan developed
2014
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