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
#0003514/10/2006 18:03Twineham04 - Wineham Lane to Twineham Lane (Herrings Farm)SurfaceYesFixedYes
#0003614/10/2006 18:18Westmeston31 - Westmeston BostallBridgeNoYes
#0003814/10/2006 18:46Westmeston28 - West Wood (behind Tidy's Yard/St Georges RetreatSurfaceNoOn list for repairYes
#0003914/10/2006 19:10Ditchling29 - East End Lane to Ditchling CommonObstructionNoOn holdYes
#0004014/10/2006 19:13Westmeston20 - Wapple Way (east from Black Dog Hill)SurfaceNoOn list for repairYes
#0004116/10/2006 19:34Bolney45 - Earwig Lane (southern end)ObstructionNoFixedYes
#0004322/10/2006 22:22Streat07 - Parallel and East of Streat Lane to Kents FarmSurfaceYesOn list for repairYes
#0004522/10/2006 22:50Shermanbury1785 - Buckhatch LaneBridgeNoYes
#0004626/10/2006 17:18Westmeston11 - Parallel to and West of Streat Lane to Middleton ManorSurfaceYesFixedYes
#0004731/10/2006 15:30Westmeston11 - Parallel to and West of Streat Lane to Middleton ManorBridgeNoYes
#0004831/10/2006 15:45Plumpton38 - opposite Plumpton CollegeGateNoFixedYes
#0004901/11/2006 13:37Cuckfield Rural82 - Bishopstone FarmGateYesReported to local authorityYes
#0005001/11/2006 19:13Hurstpierpoint09 - Hickstead showground (south) - Priory GateYesReported to local authorityYes
#0005102/01/2007 09:08Cuckfield Rural61 - Deaks Lane to A272ObstructionYesReported to local authorityYes
#0005203/01/2007 11:30Pyecombe19 - From New Barn Farm, alongside golf course to Lower StandeanOtherYesFixedYes
#0005303/01/2007 11:34Pyecombe20 - Pycombe golf course entrance to SDW (via New Barn Farm)WidthYesRejected by local authorityYes
#0005403/01/2007 15:54Clayton21 - Spring LaneGatewayYesFixedYes
#0005505/01/2007 21:08East Chiltington34a,b,c,d,e - Wooten Farm Rail Crossing to B2116ObstructionYesBeing investigatedYes
#0005713/01/2007 17:43WestmestonJubillee Path (permissive path)BridgeNoYes
#0006029/01/2007 12:01Streat07 - Parallel and East of Streat Lane to Kents FarmBridgeNoYes