Public Rights of Way

We are responsible for maintaining and improving the public rights of way network to make it accessible and enjoyable for both residents and visitors.

Interactive map of public rights of way in Southampton.

Certified copies of the Definitive Map and Statement dated 30th April 2012 are available at:

For further information, please feel free to read Statutory Declarations under S.31(6) of the Highways Act 1980.

You can also take a look at our Index to Register of Definitive Map Modification Order Applications under S.53B of the Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981 and our Rights of way definitive statement.

You can find further information about public rights of way on the direct.gov website.