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Decision details

HTW-12-22: Proposed Application to Stop Up Highway Adjacent to the Queen's Head, 23 St Martin's, Marlborough

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport, Waste, Street Scene and Flooding

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To ask the Cabinet Member for Transport, Waste, Street Scene & Flooding to consider whether Wiltshire Council should grant a request from Mr. Philip Mickelborough for the Council to apply to the magistrates’ court for an order stopping-up highway rights over a section of highway adjacent to his property, The Queen’s Head at St. Martin’s, Marlborough, on the ground that the section concerned is unnecessary for public use or any other highway-related reason.



The section of highway is shown shaded blue on the plan at Appendix 1.


I consent to the proposed application.


This decision was published on 11 May 2022 and will come into effect on 19 May 2022

Reasons for the decision:

On consideration of the matter, officers are of the view that the section of highway concerned is unnecessary for public or any other highway-related reason.

Alternative options considered:

The Cabinet Member may resolve to:


(i) Give consent to the application


(ii) Refuse to give consent to the application, in which case reasons should be given for doing so.

Other reasons / organisations consulted

On 24 March 2022, Marlborough Town Council consented to the application being made.  A copy of the signed consent form is shown at Appendix 2.


The local members, Councillors Jane Davies and Caroline Thomas, have no objection.

Contact: Kevin Gale, Email: kevin.gale@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Publication date: 28/04/2022

Date of decision: 11/05/2022

Effective from: 19/05/2022

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