Gating Orders

Gating Orders are used as a measure for combating anti-social behaviour. They are introduced in the appropriate circumstances, allowing the Council to restrict public access to parts of the public highway by adding gates. 

Gating Orders are made under the Highways Act 1980 Section 129 A, which was added to the 1980 Act by the Clean Neighbourhood and Environment Act 2005. Such Orders must be made in accordance with the Highways Act 1980 (Gating Order) (Wales) Regulations 2007. 

Section 129A of the 1980 Act gives the Council power to make a Gating Order in respect of any part of the highway or footway which is believed to be facilitating high levels of persistent crime. 

Gating Order Register

A register of all Gating Orders is maintained and monitored by the Council. A hard-copy of the Register is available for inspection in the PSSU, Floor 4, Civic Centre, Pontypool, NP4 6YB 

Copies of Gating Orders made are available to view below:


Last Modified: 05/12/2018
For more information contact:

Public Services Support Unit
Tel: 01495 742892

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