From time to time it is necessary to temporary close a public right of way in the interest of safety for users. Details of temporary closures are shown below.
Current and planned temporary public rights of way temporary closures
Trans Pennine Trail between Sprotbrough Flash and Conisbrough Viaduct - Public Footpath number 5 Cadeby
As a result of the recent flooding mud, silt and debris has been deposited on the trial. The section of the trail between Sprotbrough Flash and Conisbrough Viaduct is, therefore, is subject to a temporary closure. The recommended alternative route is via Nursery Lane, Cadeby Road and Gardens Lane. Other sections of the trail have also suffered but remain open.
- TPT Alternative Route
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Public Footpath Number 29 Norton, at Sutton
The footpath linking Sutton Road and Sutton Field road will be temporary closed for approximately 3 months commencing 21 November in the interest of public safety whilst engineering works are being carried out.
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Public Footpath Number 8 Hatfield
The public footpath that runs to the rear of the Doncaster North Service Station is temporary closed between the junction of Crook Tree Lane and Nettlehome Lane, to safeguard the public during the construction of a new road. The alternative route will be Crook Tree Lane, Cuckoo Lane and Nettleholme Lane.
- Hatfield 8 diversion plan
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Public Footpaths Norton 30, Owston 15 and Askern 1
The public footpath off the A19 opposite the cricket ground at Askern, running alongside Stream Dike to Rushy Moor Plantation and then heading north for approximately 360 metres, is to be temporarily closed from 15 July, to allow for the installation of a new gas pipeline. There is no alternative route
- NO30 OW15 AS1 Location Plan
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Public Footpath Number 3 Auckley
The footpath between Bell Butts Lane and the railway line is subject to a temporary diversion to safeguard the public during construction work at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP). A plan showing the alternative route may be downloaded below and is signed on site.
- Temporary diversion YWP
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Public Footpath Number 21 Bentley with Arksey
The footpath running alongside Bentley Ings Drain at Arksey is subject to a temporary diversion to safeguard the public during construction of a new pumping station. A plan showing the extend of the closure may be downloaded below.
- Arksley Temporary footpath closure
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Public Footpath Number 6 Adwick - Off Roman Ridge
The public footpath between the Roman Ridge and the Brodsworth Community Woodland car park will be subject to a temporary diversion to safeguard the public during construction works. A plan showing the alternative route may be downloaded below and will be signed on site
- AD6 Closure and diversion plan
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Public Footpath Number 7 Askern
A section of the public footpath across Warren House Park is closed. An alternative route is provided as signed on site. It will reopen on a realigned route once the housing development is complete
- Warren House Park Askern
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Footpath from Marshgate to Newton Farm and Sprotbrough
The bridge carrying the public footpath across the River Don to the west of the prison at Marshgate was in a dangerously unstable condition and has been removed; the footpath between Marshgate and the bridge has therefore been temporary closed. Work to provide a replacement bridge is to start in Spring 2020. The alternative route, is shown in the document below
- Bridge at Marshgate temp closure
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Apply to temporarily close a public right of way
Should you wish to apply to do this, please download the application form in the Downloads and Resources section of this page, which includes information about the procedure and costs.
For further information contact the Public Rights of Way Section
- telephone: 01302 736000
- e-mail: email@example.com
- in person or by post: Public Rights of Way Service, Doncaster Council, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster DN1 3BU
- Temporary Closure application-1
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