Consultation on a Proposed Traffic Regulation Order by Peak District National Park Authority: (Wetton Hills Prohibition of Mechanically Propelled Vehicles) Traffic Regulation Order 2018

Consultation start date: Thursday 15 February 2018
Consultation end date: Friday 6 April 2018 (you have 21 days left to submit a representation)

Information and documents

The Peak District National Park Authority is proposing to make a traffic regulation order to permanently exclude mechanically propelled vehicles at Wetton Hills, a 1.4 km route in the Manifold Valley.

A detailed explanation of why the Authority is proposing to make a permanent traffic regulation order as a means of managing the use of the route is set out in the Statement of Reasons (Document 3 below).

Details of our proposals can be found here or may be viewed at Aldern House, Baslow Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AE, from 8.45am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Consultation documents

  1. Notice of Proposal (75 KB)
  2. Draft Order (71 KB)
  3. Statement of Reasons (108 KB)
  4. Appendix 1 – Vehicle Use (64 KB)
  5. Appendix 2 – Conservation Order (67 KB)
  6. Appendix 3 – Natural Beauty and Recreation (85 KB)
  7. Appendix 4 - Impacts of Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (88 KB)
  8. Appendix 3 – Special Qualities (88 KB)
  9. Map (336 KB)

How to comment

You can make comments directly using this online system by clicking the button at the bottom of this web page or you can write to Rights of Way at Aldern House, Baslow Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1AE.

Representations must be received by 5pm on Thursday 6 April 2018.

If you are writing to us please ensure you include as part of your representation:-

  1. your full name and address;
  2. whether you are representing your personal views or the views of an organisation;
  3. whether your comments are in favour of the proposal, objecting to the proposal or are general comments. If your comments object to the proposal, please set out the grounds on which your objection is made.

Personal information

Your response will form part of the background papers to the report to the Authority's Audit, Resources and Performance committee and be made available for public inspection in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Access to Information Act 1985.

All information contained in your response, including personal information, may be subject to publication or disclosure if requested under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

By providing personal information for the purpose of the public consultation exercise, it is understood that you consent to its disclosure and publication. If this is not the case, you should limit any personal information which is provided, or remove it completely.

If you wish for the information in your response to the consultation to be kept confidential, you should explain why as part of your response, although we cannot guarantee to do this.

For more information on the Data Protection Act 1998 and how it applies to any personal information that you give us please refer to our Data Protection pages.

What happens next

Before any decision is taken whether to proceed with the making of a traffic regulation order on this route, the consultation responses will be considered by the Authority's Audit, Resources and Performance Committee. When the date of the Committee meeting is identified this will be shown on Reports will be available the week before the meeting at

We will email to let you know of the decision using the contact details provided. Please let us know if your details change.

Updates will also be provided in the Access and Rights of Way Team's newsletter. If you'd like to receive this newsletter, please contact

More information

Information on recreational vehicle use in the National Park can be found at

Online submission

Please click the button below to submit your commments.

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