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

The deadline for submitting representations for this consultation was Friday 6 April 2018 (469 days ago).

Information and documents are available below, however please be aware you will not be able 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)

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

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

The deadline for submitting representations for this consultation was Friday 6 April 2018 (469 days ago).