Last edited 15 Feb 2021

Permissive path

A permissive path is a type of path which, whilst it is not a formal public right of way, the landowner nonetheless permits the public to use. The landowner may close the path for periods of time (sometimes to prevent it from becoming a right of way).

Ref The HS2 London-West Midlands Environmental Statement, Glossary of terms and list of abbreviations, DETR 2013.

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