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Diversions and Exemption Orders

Ayrshire Coastal Path (and core path SA2), between Glenapp Kirk and Ballantrae Harbour, via Currarie Port.

Due to improvements taking place to the Moyle Interconnector cable at Currarie Port, the above section of the Ayrshire Coastal Path/ core path SA2 is diverted to avoid Currarie Port. The section of track to Currarie Port will be used for heavy construction traffic and will comprise a construction site, therefore access takers should not attempt to use it, in the interests of their own safety.

A temporary diversion, on the single track public road from the Currarie Port track, via High Ballochdowan farm, Kilantringan Bridge, Low Ballochdowan farm, Craigalbert farm and Meadow Park farm, to rejoin the original line of the Ayrshire Coastal Path, just south of Ballantrae, has been put in place whilst the construction phase is happening.

The diversion route is signposted on the ground. The diversion will be in place until approx. June 2016.

Details of the path diversion route can be seen also be seen on the Ayrshire Coastal Path website at www.ayrshirecoastalpath.org/news

For further information, please contact Rachel Shipley, Outdoor Access Officer, tel. 01292 616426.

Temporary Diversion of Core Path SA51: Girvan to Barr Right of Way, Laggan and Pinmore Walks

Piedmont Hill to Barbae Hill Section

The Council gives notice that, to permit the safe construction of Assel Valley wind farm by Falck Renewables Wind Limited, the section of core path SA51 described in part 1 of the Schedule below will be unavailable for public use temporarily, during the entire construction period. As the affected section of core path will be used by heavy vehicles and will form part of a construction site during this period, access takers should not attempt to use it, in the interests of safety.

It is estimated the affected section of core path will be unavailable from 1st August 2015 until 31st October 2016, or during such extended period as is necessary to complete the safe construction of the wind farm. On completion of construction work, the section of core path will be re-opened to the public.

A temporary alternative route of approximately 2km is signposted around the northern edge of the wind farm construction site, to join the original route at the ruins of Barbae farm and will be signposted around the perimeter of the construction site for the duration of construction work.

For further information, please contact Rachel Shipley, Outdoor Access Officer, tel. 01292 616426 or by email rachel.shipley@south-ayrshire.gov.uk.

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997
THE SOUTH AYRSHIRE COUNCIL ( CORTON, AYR) PATH DIVERSION ORDER 2015

Under Section 208 and Schedule 16 of the above Act, the Council gives notice that it has confirmed the above Order as an unopposed order.

The effect of the Order is to divert the section of path described in the Schedule 1 below to the alternative route described in the Schedule 2 below.

Copies of the Order, as confirmed, together with the accompanying plan showing the section of path to be diverted and the alternative route, may be inspected, free of charge, at the office of the Head of Enterprise, Development & Leisure, South Ayrshire Council, Fifth Floor, Burns House, 16 Burns Statue Square, Ayr, from 08.45 - 16.45hrs, Mon-Thurs, and from 08.45 - 16.00hrs, Fridays.

Schedule 1 – Path to be diverted

The section of existing path through High Glengall farm steading, between the south-western corner of the gas governor compound to the west of the Ayr-Stranraer railway line (grid ref. 235250 E, 618391 N), and the A77(T) road, opposite Glengall Lane, Ayr (grid ref. 234958 E, 618494 N). The said section of path is shown by way of a red line on the plan annexed and signed as relative to the Order.

Schedule 2 – Alternative route

The newly constructed path, starting northwards, from the south-western corner of the gas governor compound (grid ref. 235250 E, 618391 N), then westwards, along the boundary of the Ayr-Stranraer railway line, and finally southwards parallel with the A77(T) road, to grid ref.234958 E, 618494 N. The said section of path is shown by way of a broken red line on the plan annexed and signed as relative to the Order.

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