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Priesty Fields end of Vale Walk, Congleton

Reported via desktop in the Footway category anonymously at 15:03, Tuesday 27 September 2022

Sent to Cheshire East Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3852530.

Council ref: 3777874 I have just received notification from you that the problem referenced with the above number which was the lack of 'cycling prohibited' signs on this footpath (Public Right of Way Congleton FP27) has now been resolved. I have seen the new sign at the Swan Bank end footway, but there is still no sign at the Priesty Fields end. I believe that a cyclist approaching from that end will therefore see no reason why they should dismount, and will proceed on the basis that they can cycle on his footway. Please install a sign at this end. It would also be appropriate for there to be fingerposts placed at both ends of the path, with the green PRoW footpath symbol on them. At the moment I do not feel that the signage is sufficient to meet the requirements of the new HIghway Code regulating users conduct so as to give pedestrians protection from cyclists/motorists putting them at risk.

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    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 15:03, Tuesday 27 September 2022

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Cheshire East Council at 09:05, Thursday 27 October 2022

  • We have now written to you by email and consider the matter to be resolved.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 13:50, Monday 31 October 2022

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