Bridleway Reports

You can report any problems (or good experiences!!!) that you encounter while out and about on the bridleways in MSABG’s area.

The County Council is responsible for getting your problem fixed if it is on a statutory bridleway and the relevant organisation/owner is responsible if it is a permissive path. You may find that the Councils’ interactive maps listed on our Maps, Routes and Rides page can help you locate the bridleway that you want to report.

Logging the problem here on MSABG’s website, ensures that there is a permanent record of your problem and its progress towards being fixed can be tracked.  Other people will be able to see the list and can often offer more information and help.

1. Log your problem on MSABG’s website by Submitting a Bridleway Report
You will be prompted for information but if you are not sure of anything just do your best! Then use the back-arrows to get back to this page and…

2. Report your problem to the relevant authority 

If the bridleway is in West Sussex report it at West Sussex County Council if in East Sussex its  East Sussex County Council and if within Brighton & Hove area use the report form at Brighton and Hove City Council

Rights of Way Officers are busy people but if you have not had a reply after one or two weeks then follow up. Get some idea of when your problem might be attended to and follow up again! Be tenacious and don’t lose heart. Some issues do take a long time to be resolved. Please remember to let us know how things are going, especially when a problem that you have reported is fixed. If you need any help in getting your problem sorted out then contact us. MSABG’s members and committee have a good deal of experience under their belts!

Note that you can re-order the Bridleway Report entries below by clicking on the title of the appropriate column.

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Report nr.Reported onParishBridlewayProblem TypeStill PassableStatusReported to LA
#0108301/08/2017 13:40Balcombex - UNKNOWN - xGateNoTo be investigatedNo
#0108201/08/2017 13:38Balcombex - UNKNOWN - xGateNoTo be investigatedNo
#0108111/07/2017 17:20Twinehamx - BRIDLEWAY NOT IN LIST - xClosureNoFixedNo
#0108020/04/2017 19:16Hurstpierpoint09 - Hickstead showground (south) - Priory GateNoReported to local authorityYes
#0107912/02/2017 16:03Hurstpierpoint47 - Randolf's FarmObstructionYesBeing investigatedYes
#0107820/12/2016 14:07Ditchlingx - BRIDLEWAY NOT IN LIST - xBridgeYesTo be investigatedYes
#0107714/12/2016 11:19Kingston12 - Juggs Road through Newmarket HillGateYesOn list for repairYes
#0107323/11/2016 09:47Cuckfield Rural99 - Old Pinks LaneSurfaceYesFixedYes
#0107218/10/2016 16:32TwinehamBob LaneOtherYesReported to local authorityYes
#0107111/10/2016 10:56Hamsey18 - South of Mt Harry to old Lewes RacecourseObstructionYesReported to local authorityYes
#0107010/10/2016 19:06Twineham04 - Wineham Lane to Twineham Lane (Herrings Farm)ClosureNoTo be investigatedYes
#0106905/10/2016 22:45Chailey08 - Back Lane (North/South behind Brickworks)VegetationYesTo be investigatedNo
#0106717/09/2016 14:54Hamsey18 - South of Mt Harry to old Lewes RacecourseObstructionYesReported to local authorityYes
#0106631/08/2016 17:17Hurstpierpoint09 - Hickstead showground (south) - Priory ClosureNoOn list for repairYes
#0106529/08/2016 21:24East Chiltington30 - Plumpton Lane to East Chiltington Church (eastern end)BridgeYesReported to local authorityYes
#0106421/08/2016 21:32Westmeston11 - Parallel to and West of Streat Lane to Middleton ManorObstructionYesFixedYes
#0106324/07/2016 00:00Newtimber05 - East from A23 (behind DEvonshire Villa) towards Wolstenbury HillObstructionNoFixedYes
#0106222/07/2016 14:29TwinehamBob LaneClosureNoFixedNo
#0106120/07/2016 09:52Barcombe12 - Spithurst Road (Burtenshaw Farm) to Dallas Lane and Anchor LaneVegetationYesFixedYes
#0106014/07/2016 13:33Hurstpierpoint03 - Hickstead showground (north)GateNoFixedYes