Issue details

Adoption of Ducking Stool Walk, Christchurch

To consider a request from Priory Mews Management Company for BCP Council to adopt the land and structures forming the Public Right of Way known as Ducking Stool Walk

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Christchurch Town;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/01/2021

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Finance and Transformation (to 27/02/2023), Portfolio Holder for Environment, Cleansing and Waste (to 01/11/2021)

Lead director: Chief Operations Officer, Corporate Director of Regeneration and Economy

Contact: Alan Ottaway, Landscape & Countryside Team Leader - Community and Open Spaces Email:

Consultation process

Informal consultation to inform the report


Leader of the Council (Cllr Drew Mellor); Portfolio Holder (Cllr Mark Anderston); Ward Councillors (Cllr Peter Hall and Cllr Mike Cox);


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