Notice of Confirmation of a Modification Order – Formby Bridleway No.2

Rights of Way

Notice Of Confirmation Of A Modification Order

Section 53 Wildlife And Countryside Act 1981

Definitive Map And Statement Of Public Rights Of Way – Area No. 3 (Borough Of Sefton Excluding Southport And Bootle)

Metropolitan Borough Of Sefton Modification Order No.8, 2019


On the 29th October 2019 the Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council confirmed the above Order.

The effect of the Order, as confirmed without modification, is to modify the Definitive Statement of Public Rights of Way for the area by amending the description of Formby Bridleway No.2 so that it corresponds correctly with the line shown on the Definitive Map. The full length of the bridleway is shown on the Order Map by a bold black and white line marked A-B-C-D. There is no modification to the Definitive Map.

A copy of the Order and the Order Map have been placed and may be seen free of charge at the Highways Development and Design, 3 Floor, Magdalen House, 30 Trinity Road, Bootle, L20 3NJ from 9.00am. to 4.00pm. on Mondays to Fridays. Copies of the Order and Map may be purchased.

The Order took effect on 29th October 2019, but if a person aggrieved by the Order desires to question the validity on the grounds that it is not within the powers of Section 53 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, or that any of the requirements of Schedule 15 to the Act have not been complied with in relation to the Order, they may, under Paragraph 11 of Schedule 15 to the Act, within 42 days from the date of publication of this Notice, make an application for the purpose to the High Court.

Dated 20th November 2019

David McCullough

Chief Legal & Democratic Officer
Sefton MBC

Magdalen House, Trinity Road
Bootle, Merseyside

L20 3NJ




Description of path or way to be deleted

There is no modification to the Definitive Map. The purpose of the Order is to amend and update the description of the way detailed in the Definitive Statement.



Variation of particulars of path or way

Formby Bridleway No.2

Commencing on Montagu Road, at O.S Grid Reference SD 329120,408647 adjacent to the southern boundary of no.12 Montagu Road, the way is a tarmac path running in a northerly direction for a distance of 147 metres with a variable width of between 3.8 metres and 7 metres to the field gate at O.S Grid Reference SD 329136,408788, it then continues in a northerly direction through the gate for a distance of 20 metres as a stone path with a width narrowing from 9 metres to 4 metres to O.S Grid Reference SD 329133,408808 and then it heads in a northerly direction, as a 4 metre wide stone path along the boundary of the railway line for a distance of 371 metres until its junction with Formby Footpaths Nos. 1 & 3 adjacent to the railway level crossing, at O.S Grid Reference SD 329218,409167.

The length of the way is 538 metres in total.

Map of Formby Bridleway No.2 Confirmation
Map of Formby Bridleway No.2 Confirmation