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The Definitive Map and Statement

The Definitive Map and Statement is the Council’s legal record of Public Rights of Way in Wrexham and was prepared under the provisions of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949. It shows public footpaths, bridleways, restricted byways and byways open to all traffic (BOATs). It is conclusive evidence of the existence of the rights of way although it should be noted that Public Rights of Way may exist that are not shown on the map and claims are continuously being made to add such routes.

The Definitive Map and Statement can only be amended by a legal order. Any order proposing a change to a right of way shown on the map or adding routes to the map will be advertised so that everyone has an opportunity to participate and comment on the proposal.

The relevant date of the Definitive Map for Wrexham is 31st October 1978.

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Important note – The information shown on this map is provided for information only and must not be relied on for legal, statutory or any other formal purposes. The legal record of Rights of Way, known as the Definitive Map and Statement, can be viewed by appointment with the Rights of Way Unit. To make an appointment please phone 01978 298989 or e-mail rightsofway@wrexham.gov.uk.