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 Councils are responsible for getting your problem fixed if it is on a statutory bridleway and the relevant organisation or owner is responsible if it is a permissive path. Members can 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 a problem here on MSABG’s website, ensures that there is a permanent record of your issue which can be tracked. This could also help towards finding a solution.  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
#0025508/10/2013 21:48Hurstpierpoint09 - Hickstead showground (south) - Priory GateYesFixedYes
#0101511/06/2014 16:20Hurstpierpoint80 - Pangdean LaneBridgeYesReported to local authorityYes
#0102830/06/2015 13:42Hurstpierpoint39/1Hu - From B2118 to Bullfinch LaneObstructionYesReported to local authorityNo
#0104919/06/2016 14:35Hurstpierpoint03 - Hickstead showground (north)GateYesFixedYes
#0106014/07/2016 13:33Hurstpierpoint03 - Hickstead showground (north)GateNoFixedYes
#0106631/08/2016 17:17Hurstpierpoint09 - Hickstead showground (south) - Priory ClosureNoOn list for repairYes
#0107912/02/2017 16:03Hurstpierpoint47 - Randolf's FarmObstructionYesBeing investigatedYes
#0108020/04/2017 19:16Hurstpierpoint09 - Hickstead showground (south) - Priory GateNoReported to local authorityYes
#0108415/01/2018 16:55Hurstpierpointx - UNKNOWN - xVegetationYesFixedYes
#0108614/03/2018 13:52Hurstpierpoint47 - Randolf's FarmSurfaceNoTo be investigatedNo
#0102005/01/2015 05:31Keymer03 - Ockley Lane to Oldlands MillSurfaceYesOn list for repairYes
#0103710/01/2016 22:11Keymer03 - Ockley Lane to Oldlands MillObstructionYesFixedYes
#0107714/12/2016 11:19Kingston12 - Juggs Road through Newmarket HillGateYesOn list for repairYes
#0111910/11/2019 19:57Newick16 - Cockfield Lane (northern half)BridgeYesTo be investigatedYes
#0106324/07/2016 00:00Newtimber05 - East from A23 (behind DEvonshire Villa) towards Wolstenbury HillObstructionNoFixedYes
#0108519/01/2018 18:17Newtimber17 - east/west joining N5 and Py9ObstructionNoFixedYes
#0104813/06/2016 22:04Plumpton24c - Plumpton Lane to East Chiltington (western end)SurfaceYesTo be investigatedNo
#0104628/04/2016 21:30Portslade15 - Mile Oak to Cockroost HillGateYesFixedYes
#001892010-08-20 22:07:23.280Pyecombe04 - New Way Lane (Clayton) to School Lane (Pycombe)VegetationYesFixedYes
#0022515/05/2012 17:13Pyecombe07 - North from Pycombe Street (past Chantry)SurfaceYesFixedYes