Dear Warwick District Council,

The District Council published a Sustrans Report on the feasibility of cycle routes in Abbey Fields. It held a stakeholder meeting on 7th September 2016 with the following next steps:

Proposed next steps

Warwick District Council as landowners of Abbey Fields will consider the recommendations of the study and the feedback received from stakeholders before making a formal decision on whether to progress work to establish a cycle route in Abbey Fields. Kenilworth Town Council will be consulted on this matter.

It said that if agreed it would then explore funding options with the County Council.

Please provide any relevant meeting minutes or documentation relating to this discussion or the council’s position on the matter.

Yours faithfully,

A Tranter

Information, Warwick District Council

Dear A Tranter

Thank you for your request for information which I acknowledge was received by the District Council on 16 September 2019.

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Yours sincerely

Phillip McGregor
Corporate Support Assistant
Chief Executive’s Office

Corporate Support Team
Warwick District Council
Riverside House
Milverton Hill
Royal Leamington Spa
CV32 5HZ


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David Anderson, Warwick District Council

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Dear Sir/Madam,


Please see the attached information as requested. I am not aware of any
other information that we have from the Council.


We are about to embark on preparing a new management plan for Abbey Fields
and cycling will be considered as part of the process.


David Anderson

Green Space Manager


Contract Services

Warwick District Council

Riverside House

Leamington Spa

CV32 5HZ

01926 456214

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Dear David Anderson,

Thank you for your response. In particular, I am looking for documents that detail WDC's formal decision which was promised as an action following on from the stakeholder meeting on 7th September.

I am in receipt of an email from John Whitehouse, County Councillor for Kenilworth Abbey on 31st October 2016 asking for a progress update to to Cllr Dave Shilton, who replied on 01/11/16 with: "The decision will be made in the near future after further work has been completed by the Green space team and senior officers.

Yours sincerely,

A Tranter