2023 Cycling Documents
Making progress with their plans, a paper is due to go to Warwick District Council’s Cabinet on 8th March 2023 regarding a proposed route through Abbey Fields and the consultation process. The documents were posted online on 27th February:
Agenda Item No 14, Cabinet Committee, 8 March 2023. Title: Abbey Fields Cycle Route Proposals
The Proposals include the above map, showing 5 routes.
Plans of Abbey Fields: Appendix A
History of Consultations: Appendix B
Consideration of Routes: Appendix C
Summary of Routes: Appendix D
Extract from Abbey Fields Consultation Report “Fields for our Future”: Appendix E
EQUALITY IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA): Appendix F
In summary, WDC have opted to go for creating a cycle path along existing pathways, widening them where necessary, against the wishes of many including Kenilworth Town Council, who prefer a separate path. The two main reasons appear to be that a new pathway would intrude into the Abbey’s surroundings and archaeology, and it is the cheapest.
The Cabinet unanimously decided to press ahead with the scheme; the next stage includes a 6 week public consultaion: Cabinet Meeting news report
Return to Cycle Path Proposals, 2022
Return to Abbey Fields Cycling Home Page: Abbey Fields Cycle Path