Author Topic: Upper Dinas Silica Mine, improved access.  (Read 3307 times)

Offline royfellows

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Re: Upper Dinas Silica Mine, improved access.
« Reply #25 on: April 09, 2018, 10:52:11 am »

1/ Partially constructed masonry gateway across the public tarmac road adjacent to Dinas Rock car park which is a physiological deterrent to anyone wishing to use the road and not having business at the farm. (Herrick v Kidner and Somerset County Council, 2014.)


Is that similar to a psychological barrier?  ;)

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Re: Upper Dinas Silica Mine, improved access.
« Reply #26 on: May 10, 2018, 01:10:46 pm »
To interested parties.

I have received statutory notice (Form 3) from Rhondda Cynon Taf (The local Highways Authority) dated 3 May 2018 relative to the obstruction of Footpath 29 Rhigos by it being blocked by landfill where it leaves the tarmac road to Pencaedrain Farm.

Notices have been served on the persons who may be responsible for the obstruction, or is the owner or part owner of the obstruction, or who is for the time being in control of the obstruction, or may be required to remove the obstruction.

To the effect that:

1/ Notice has been served on this Authority (mine) to secure the removal of an obstruction from a public right of way. We are satisfied that the obstruction is within the scope of Section 130A (2) and (3) of the Highways Act 1980

2/ The authority is investigating the matter and will consider exorcising its powers under section 149 of the Highways Act 1980

3/ (To the named persons) If you are responsible for the obstruction, you should write to the authority to confirm that the obstruction has been, or will be, removed and the proposed date of removal. If you think that you are not a person of the type specified above or if you think the obstruction is not one to which this legislation applies, you should write to the Authority stating your reasons.


At this time I have not yet received a response to the other notice served on the Authority relative to the partially constructed gateway across the tarmac road.
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Re: Upper Dinas Silica Mine, improved access.
« Reply #27 on: May 10, 2018, 02:06:46 pm »
Thanks for the update Roy  :thumbsup:
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Re: Upper Dinas Silica Mine, improved access.
« Reply #28 on: July 19, 2018, 08:28:34 am »
Does anyone have any news at all of developments regarding the Public Right of Way to the mine, and the partially constructed gateway on the public road.

I am also interested in current water levels in the mine, and lower levels may be becoming accessible.

I live miles away and would like updates from anyone visiting the site.
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