Definitive map

Public path orders confirmed

This section shows orders that have either been confirmed or come into operation in the last 3 years. Older orders can be viewed at the Bedford and Luton Archives in Bedford.

Highways Act

Aspley Guise Footpath Nos. 1, 2 and 32

Order made 10 July 2019, confirmed 13 September 2019. Came into force 20 September 2019.
Extinguishment notice for Aspley Guise Footpath Nos. 1, 2 and 32
Map for Aspley Guise Footpath Nos. 1, 2 and 32
Confirmation notice for Aspley Guise Footpath Nos. 1, 2 and 32

Aspley Guise Footpath No. 2 and Bridleway No. 25

Order made 10 July 2019, confirmed 13 September 2019. Bridleway No. 25 certified and came into force 1 December 2020. A variation order is to be made for Footpath No. 2.
Diversion notice for Aspley Guise Footpath No. 2 and Bridleway No. 25
Map for Aspley Guise Footpath No. 2 and Bridleway No. 25
Confirmation notice for Aspley Guise Footpath No. 2 and Bridleway No. 25

Aspley Guise Public Footpath No. 35

Order made 10 July 2019, confirmed 4 December 2020 and came into force 11 December 2020.
Confirmation notice for Aspley Guise Footpath No. 35
Creation notice for Aspley Guise Footpath No. 35
Map for Aspley Guise Footpath No. 35

Biggleswade Public Bridleway No. 11

Order comes into force 28 February 2024 (article 2) and the earlier of 24 November 2024 or certification (article 1).
Confirmation notice for Biggleswade Public Bridleway No. 11 (PDF)
Rail Crossing Diversion Order notice for Biggleswade Public Bridleway No. 11 (PDF)
Map for Biggleswade Public Public Bridleway No 11 (PDF)
Copy of order: Biggleswade Public Bridleway No. 11 (PDF)

Biggleswade Public Bridleway Nos. 13 and 14

Order came into force 19 March 2021.
Confirmation notice for Biggleswade Public Bridleway Nos. 13 and 14 (PDF)
Creation Order notice for Biggleswade Public Bridleways Nos. 13 and 14 (PDF)
Map for Biggleswade Public Bridleways Nos. 13 and 14 (PDF)
Copy of order: Biggleswade Public Bridleways Nos. 13 and 14 (PDF)

Chalton Public Footpath No. 5

Order made 7 May 2020, confirmed 24 July and came into force 25 July 2020.
Confirmation notice for Chalton Footpath No. 5
Diversion notice for Chalton Footpath No. 5
Map for Chalton Footpath No. 5

Chalton Public Footpath No. 24

Order made 7 May 2020, confirmed 14 August and came into force 15 August 2020.
Confirmation notice for Chalton Footpath No. 24
Creation notice for Chalton Footpath No. 24
Map for Chalton Footpath No. 24

Chalton Public Footpath No. 61

Order made 7 May 2020, confirmed 24 July and came into force 25 July 2020.
Confirmation notice for Chalton Footpath No. 61
Diversion notice for Chalton Footpath No. 61
Map for Chalton Footpath No. 61

Clifton Public Footpath No 6

Order made 27 November 2020 and confirmed 15 January 2021. Comes into force 12 February 2021, subject to certification.
Confirmation notice for Clifton Footpath No 6
Public notice for Clifton Footpath No 6
Map for Clifton Footpath No 6

Cranfield Public Footpath No. 22 2021

Order came into force 2 April 2021.
Confirmation notice for Cranfield Public Footpath No. 22 (PDF)
Diversion notice for Cranfield Public Footpath No. 22 (PDF)
Map for Cranfield Public Footpath No. 22 (PDF)
Order for Cranfield Public Footpath No. 22 (PDF)

Eggington Public Footpath No. 5

Order confirmed 9 December 2022, comes into force 8 January 2023.

Diversion notice for Eggington Public Footpath No. 5 (PDF)
Map for Eggington Public Footpath No. 5 (PDF)
Sealed Order for Eggington Public Footpath No. 5 (PDF)
Confirmation notice for Eggington Public Footpath No. 5 (PDF)

Eggington Public Footpath No. 7

Order confirmed 9 December 2022, comes into force 8 January 2023.

Extinguishment notice for Eggington Public Footpath No. 7 (PDF)
Map for Eggington Public Footpath No. 7 (PDF)
Sealed Order for Eggington Public Footpath No. 7 (PDF)
Confirmation notice for Eggington Public Footpath No. 7 (PDF)

Harlington Public Footpath No. 4

Order confirmed, awaiting certification.
Diversion notice (PDF 12.2KB)
Plan (PDF 2.2MB)

Houghton Conquest Footpath No. 10 and Haynes Footpath No. 20

Order made 26 March, objection period ends 7 May 2021.

Public notice for Houghton Conquest Footpath No. 10 and Haynes Footpath No. 20 (PDF)
Map for Houghton Conquest Footpath No. 10 and Haynes Footpath No. 20 (PDF)
Sealed order for Houghton Conquest Footpath No. 10 and Haynes Footpath No. 20 (PDF)
Public confirmation notice for Houghton Conquest Footpath No. 10 and Haynes Footpath No. 20 (PDF)

Houghton Conquest Public Footpath No. 8

Order confirmed 6 March 2015, awaiting certification.
Diversion notice (PDF 12.8KB)
Plan (PDF 824.4KB)
Confirmation notice (PDF 12.4KB)

Houghton Regis Public Footpath No. 23

Order made 7 May 2020, confirmed 24 July and came into force 25 July 2020.
Confirmation notice for Houghton Regis Footpath No. 23
Diversion notice for Houghton Regis Footpath No. 23
Map for Houghton Regis Footpath No. 23

Houghton Regis Public Bridleway No. 44

Order made 7 May 2020, confirmed 24 July and came into force 25 July 2020.
Confirmation notice for Houghton Regis Bridleway No. 44
Diversion notice for Regis Public Bridleway No. 44
Map for Regis Public Bridleway No. 44

Houghton Regis Public Footpath No. 53

Order confirmed, awaiting certification.
Diversion notice (PDF 9.3KB)
Plan (PDF 1MB)    
Confirmation notice (PDF 8.6KB)

Houghton Regis Bridleway No. 62

Order made 16 October 2020, confirmed 4 December 2020 and came into force 25 December 2020.
Confirmation notice for Houghton Regis Bridleway No. 62
Public notice for Houghton Regis Bridleway No. 62
Map for Houghton Regis Bridleway No. 62

Hulcote and Salford Public Footpath No. 6 2021

Order confirmed by The Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 31 October 2022. Comes into force on 30 November 2022.

Confirmation notice for Hulcote and Salford Public Footpath No. 6 (PDF)
Sealed order for Hulcote and Salford Public Footpath No. 6 (PDF)
Diversion notice for Hulcote and Salford Public Footpath No. 6 (PDF)
Map for Hulcote and Salford Public Footpath No. 6 (PDF)

Hulcote and Salford Footpath No. 10

Order made 10 July 2019, confirmed 13 September 2019. Came into force 20 September 2019.
Extinguishment notice for Hulcote and Salford Footpath No. 10
Map for Hulcote and Salford Footpath No. 10
Confirmation notice for Hulcote and Salford Footpath No. 10

Lidlington Public Footpath No. A5

Order made 10 June 2022 and confirmed 2 September 2022, awaiting certification.
Public notice for Lidlington Public Footpath No. A5 (PDF)
Map for Lidlington Public Footpath No. A5 (PDF)
Sealed order for Lidlington Public Footpath No. A5 (PDF)
Confirmation notice for Lidlington Public Footpath No. A5 (PDF)

Luton Public Footpath No. CHL24

Order confirmed 5 November 2021. Came into force 12 November 2021.
Diversion notice for Luton Public Footpath No. CHL24 (PDF)
Map for Luton Public Footpath No. CHL24 (PDF)
Sealed order for Luton Public Footpath No. CHL24 (PDF)
Confirmation notice for Luton Public Footpath No. CHL24 (PDF)

Maulden Public Footpath No. 9

Order confirmed 11 November 2022 and comes into force on 18 November 2022.

Confirmation notice for Maulden Public Footpath No. 9 (PDF)
Sealed Order for Maulden Public Footpath No. 9 (PDF)
Diversion notice for Maulden Public Footpath No. 9 (PDF)
Map for Maulden Public Footpath No. 9 (PDF)

Northill Public Footpath No. 1

Order made 29 November, confirmed 7 February, came into force 21 February 2020.
Diversion notice for Northill Public Footpath No 1
Map for Northill Public Footpath No 1
Confirmation notice for Northill Public Footpath No. 1

Northill Public Footpath Nos. 2 and 3

Order made 29 November, confirmed 7 February, came into force 21 February 2020.
Diversion notice for Northill Public Footpath Nos 2 and 3
Map for Northill Public Footpath Nos 2 and 3
Confirmation notice for Northill Public Footpath Nos. 2 and 3

Northill Public Footpath No. 3

Order made 29 November, confirmed 7 February, came into force 21 February 2020.
Diversion notice for Northill Public Footpath No. 3
Map for Northill Public Footpath No. 3
Confirmation notice for Northill Public Footpath No. 3

Silsoe Public Footpath 17

Order confirmed, awaiting certification
Diversion notice (PDF 32.7KB)
Map (PDF 894.4KB)

Toddington Public Footpath No. 31

Order made 29 November, confirmed 7 February, came into force 21 February 2020.
Map for Toddington Public Footpath No. 31
Confirmation notice for Toddington Public Footpath No. 31

Toddington Footpath No. 61

Order made 1 April 2022, confirmed 20 May 2022 and came into force 27 May 2022.
Diversion notice for Toddington Footpath No. 61 (PDF)
Map for Toddington Footpath No. 61 (PDF)
Sealed order for Toddington Footpath No. 61 (PDF)
Confirmation notice for Toddington Footpath No 61 (PDF)

Totternhoe Footpath No. 18

Order made 14 April 2022. Confirmed 17 June 2022 and comes into force 16 August 2022.

Diversion notice for Totternhoe Footpath No. 18 (PDF)
Sealed order for Totternhoe Footpath No. 18 (PDF)
Map for Totternhoe Footpath No. 18 (PDF)
Confirmed order for Totternhoe Footpath No. 18 (PDF)

Woburn Public Footpath No 22

Order confirmed 20 January 2023, awaiting certification.

Diversion notice for Woburn Public Footpath No 22 (PDF)
Plan for Woburn Public Footpath No 22 (PDF)
Sealed Order for Woburn Public Footpath No 22 (PDF)
Confirmation notice for Woburn public Footpath No 22 (PDF)

Town and Country Planning Act

Chalton Public Footpath No. 8

Order made 7 May 2020, confirmed 14 August and came into force 15 August 2020.
Confirmation notice for Chalton Footpath No. 8
Diversion notice for Chalton Footpath No. 8
Map for Chalton Footpath No. 8

Cranfield Public Footpath Nos. 20 and 22

Order confirmed 21 September 2018. Certified and came into force 28 April 2022.
Diversion notice (PDF 11.5KB)
Map (PDF 556.3KB)
Confirmation notice (PDF 10.4KB)

Eggington Public Footpath No. 6

Order made 7 February 2020, confirmed 24 July 2020. Awaiting certification.
Confirmation notice for Eggington Footpath No. 6
Diversion notice for Eggington Footpath No. 6
Map for Eggington Footpath No. 6

Houghton Regis Public Footpaths Nos. 13 and 40

Order made 10 June 2022 and confirmed 2 September 2022, awaiting certification.

Diversion notice for Houghton Regis Public Footpaths Nos. 13 and 40 (PDF)
Plan for Houghton Regis Public Footpaths Nos. 13 and 40 (PDF)
Sealed order for Houghton Regis Public Footpaths Nos. 13 and 40 (PDF)
Confirmation order for Houghton Regis Public Footpaths Nos. 13 and 40 (PDF)

Houghton Regis Public Footpath No. A7

Order made 2 October 2020 and confirmed 4 December 2020. Awaiting certification.
Confirmation notice for Houghton Regis Public Footpath No. A7
Public notice for Houghton Regis Public Footpath No. A7
Map for Houghton Regis Public Footpath No. A7

Houghton Regis Public Footpaths Nos. 26, 28, 30 and Bridleway No. 60

Order made 16 October 2020 and confirmed 4 December 2020. Awaiting certification.
Confirmation notice for Houghton Regis Public Footpaths Nos. 26, 28, 30 and Bridleway No. 60
Public notice for Houghton Regis Public Footpaths Nos. 26, 28, 30 and Bridleway No. 60
Map for Houghton Regis Public Footpaths Nos. 26, 28, 30 and Bridleway No. 60

Kensworth Public Footpath No. 7

Order made 21 August 2020, confirmed 9 October 2020. Certified and came into force on 8 April 2022.
Diversion notice for Kensworth Public Footpath No. 7 (PDF)
Map for Kensworth Public Footpath No. 7 (PDF)
Confirmation notice for Kensworth Public Footpath No. 7 (PDF)
Certification notice for Kensworth Public Footpath No. 7 (PDF)

Southill Public Footpaths Nos. 6 and 7

Order made 1 October 2021. The order was confirmed, certified and came into force on 8 April 2022.
Diversion notice for Southill Public Footpaths Nos. 6 and 7 (PDF)
Map for Southill Public Footpaths Nos. 6 and 7 (PDF)
Confirmed notice for Southill Public Footpaths Nos. 6 and 7 (PDF)
Certification notice for Southill Public Footpaths Nos. 6 and 7 (PDF)
Confirmed sealed order for Southill Public Footpaths Nos. 6 and 7 (PDF)

Stotfold Footpath No 6

Order confirmed 23 September 2016, awaiting certification.

Diversion notice (PDF 13.1KB)
Map (PDF 1.6MB)
Confirmation notice (PDF 11.6KB)

Toddington Public Footpath and Bridleway No. 58

Orders made 1 February 2019. Objection period ended 15 March 2019. Confirmed by the Secretary of State for Transport on 15 November 2021 and came into force on 13 February 2022.
Extinguishment confirmation notice for Toddington Public Footpath and Bridleway No. 58 (PDF)
Creation confirmation notice for Toddington Public Footpath and Bridleway No. 58 (PDF)
Extinguishment notice for Toddington Public Footpath and Bridleway No. 58 (PDF)
Bridleway creation notice for Toddington Public Footpath and Bridleway No. 58 (PDF)
Map for Toddington Public Footpath and Bridleway No. 58 (PDF)