Rights of Way Restrictions

Current Rights of Way Restrictions

The first list describes area(s) where use of a public right of way is affected.  This may be due to housing development or authorised highways works.

The second list describes where the specific use of a Public Byway is affected.  This is due to permanent vehicle prohibitions being placed on them.

Traffic Regulations Orders (TROs)
Authorised Works 

There is one main area of authorised closure and diversion in place with temporary restrictions continuing for the length of the development.

Hartlepool Public Footpath No.31 Britmag/Steetley site, Old Cemetery Road

Persimmon Housing (Teesside) UK development is being built on the old Steetley site and a temporary closure and diversion has been put in place so that there is still a route for the public to use.  This TRO is placed between Brus Tunnel and the Jewish Cemetery at Old Cemetery Road.

Elwick Public Footpath No.20, Amerston Hill

As part of the installation of major water supply to Wynyard, Anglian Water/Hartlepool Water companies will need to trench across this footpath. A temporary closure and diversion of a short section of the path has been put in place for the safe passage of walkers.

Permanent Restrictions

Traffic Regulations Orders (TROs)

The following paths have legal restrictions placed upon them to prohibit use of all mechanically propelled vehicles - this does not include mobility scooters.

Greatham Public Byway No. 14
from Greatham Back Lane NZ 486 : 277 to Cloff Bridge NZ 482 : 261

Hartlepool Public Byway No. 22
from Elmwood Road NZ 493 : 334 to Wiltshire Way NZ 493 : 337 

Greatham Detached Public Byway No.2
from Macrae Road NZ 483 : 294 to Parish Boundary NZ 477 : 296

Seaton Public Byway No. 1b
from Zinc Works Road NZ 493 : 335 to Seaton Public Bridleway No.1a NZ 493 : 337 

Maps of TRO's

For more information on these and other TRO's contact details are below.