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The Pyrford Loop – have you walked here?
The Pyrford Neighbourhood Forum has devised a route known as The Pyrford Loop, but there is a 'missing ink.' The forum members wish to have a footpath from Pyrford Common Road to Coldharbour Road (opposite Pyrford Village Hall) added to the Surrey definitive map. The path is currently blocked off. Click here for further details including a map [opens new page].

If any Woking Ramblers member has ever used this path at any time over any period please send an email to with a copy to Brian via

Chestnut Grove, Westfield (Woking FP49)
There were no objectors to the very minimal diversion and it has therefore been approved.

Pigeonhouse Bridge (Woking FP82 / Ockham FP5)
Walkers have been allowed to use the white Golf Club bridge across the Wey near Ockham Mill while Walsham Weir has been under repair. The situation now is that the Weir is open and the permission to use this bridge has therefore in theory lapsed. The notices permitting this diversion and use of the Golf Club bridge have been removed.

However, the path to the Golf Club bridge has been renewed but there are clear signs (only on the bridge) that the Golf Club Bridge is private property. There are no signs on the path. It is therefore questionable whether the intention is that the Golf Club bridge constitutes a permissive path.

Whatever the legal situation the Golf Club bridge is physically in place without barriers as is the path leading from the public footpath on both sides were recently usable.

The nearby bridge (also named Pigeonhouse Bridge) over the Wey Navigation on Woking FP82 is not affected.

Triggs Lock to Send Church (Woking FP42 / Send FP61)
A short length of Send FP61 beside the River Wey has eroded away and fallen into the river. That part of the path is therefore closed by Traffic Regulation Order which has been continued in force until 10 March 2020 or completion of the works, so in effect there is no direct through route on these paths at the present time.

The lengthy official alternative route is north on the Wey Navigation towpath, then Send FP55 to Potters Lane, south on Potters Lane, then Send FP60 to Send Church.

Byfleet Manor House (Byfleet FP94)
About 190 metres of path close Manor House and has been closed by Traffic Regulation Order, which has been extended until 11 June 2020. There is an alternative route of 265m in place.

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