Agenda and minutes


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Apologies for absence


No apologies for absence were received as all Members were present.


Declarations of Interest

Members of the Rights of way Committee are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct.




a.    Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest; and


b.    Where Members withdraw from a meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave.



No Declarations of Interest were received.


Guidance on the Law relating to the continuous review of the Definitive Map and Statement of Public Rights of Way pdf icon PDF 464 KB

To receive this Guidance for information.


Resolved that:


The Guidance be received.


Treharris 28 pdf icon PDF 408 KB

To consider report of the Corporate Director Place and Transformation.

Additional documents:


The Chair referred to the Treharris 28 report and the Committee walked from the junction of Cardiff Road and Dan Y Deri to the junction of Caerphilly Road and Edwards Terrace.


Resolved that:


Taking into consideration all of the evidence which has been provided, including historical documents the Committee confirmed that:


(a)   On the balance of probabilities there is sufficient evidence to support that the route marked with a bold black line between Points A – B – C on the plan, Treharris 28, has been used for such period so as to raise presumption that it has been dedicated as a footpath, and that the evidence has not been rebutted by other evidence

(b)   On confirming (a) above to approve the making of the Definitive Map Modification Order to show Treharris 28 as a footpath

(c)   To approve the confirmation of the Definitive Map Modification Order made as a result of (b) above provided no objections or representations are made within the prescribed period or if any objections or representations so made are withdrawn

(d)   If any objections or representations are made within the prescribed period and not subsequently withdrawn then to refer the relevant Order to the Planning Inspectorate for determination


Any other Business as deemed urgent by the Chair


Health and Safety Issues


A Member enquired in relation to the provision of wet weather clothing and high visibility vests for the Committee.


The Chair advised that he would pursue this matter with the Chief Executive.


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