Public rights of way forms

You can report a problem by using our online report form below, or by emailing the Public Rights of Way team at prow@rbwm.gov.uk

Diversion and extinguishment applications

Public Path Order Guidance Notes and Application Form (Highways Act 1980) - Please use this form to apply to the council for an order to divert or stop up a public right of way under section 118 and 119 of the Highways Act 1980.

Public Path Order Guidance Notes and Application Form (Town and Country Planning Act 1990) - Please use this form to apply to the council for an order to divert or stop up a public right of way under section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Other forms 

Application for authorisation to install a structure on a footpath or bridleway - Please use this form to request authorisation from the council to erect a stile or gate, or carry out other works along a public footpath or public bridleway for preventing the egress or ingress of animals.

Design of Structures guidance note - This guidance note has been developed to accompany the application for authorisation to install a structure on a footpath or bridleway, and gives details of minimum design requirements etc. Please read this note before completing the form.

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Public rights of way : Contact details

For further information please contact:

Public Rights of Way Team - Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Town Hall, St. Ives Road
Maidenhead SL6 1RF
Telephone: 01628 683800