This project is a collaboration between West Dean Parish Council and Lydney Town Council with support from Forestry England, Dean Forest Railway and Lydney Park Estate.
The design and project lead is with John Grimshaw and Associates who are based in Bristol and operate as a charity Cycleroutes & Greenways They specialise in drawing up proposals for cycling and walking projects which would make a real difference to local people. They prepare the proposals and take them forward by completing negotiations for each route, including all land matters, and by securing planning consents and other formal agreements and licences. They work with numerous local authorities, local campaigns and special interest groups.
Steering group representatives from:
West Dean Parish Council
Lydney Town Council
Forest of Dean District Council
Cycleroutes & Greenways
Gloucestershire County Council (Highways - Forest of Dean)
Gloucestershire County Council
Forest Edge South Neighbourhood Development Plan
Dean Forest Railway
Local public representatives