Decision details

Part of Royley Road, Oldham – Proposed Stopping Up of Highway

Decision Maker: Director of Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The purpose of the report is to seek approval to stop up part of the highway under Section 116 of the Highways Act 1980 as it is no longer necessary to the Highway Network.


The preferred option is Option 1

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - stop up the highway to enable the landowner to control the land where the extension has been built
Option 2 - don’t stop up the highway and undertake enforcement action under the Highways Act 1980 to secure the removal of the illegal obstruction

Alternative options considered:

Option 2

Other reasons / organisations consulted


Contact: Sarah Robinson, Traffic Engineer Email: Email:

Publication date: 30/01/2024

Date of decision: 19/01/2024

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