About

About IPROW

IPROW was established in 1986 as the membership organisation representing professionals involved in the management of public rights of way and access in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, principally as local government officers.

Mission Statement

To represent and promote the views and interests of members, raise standards of management, encourage the exchange of ideas and information in public rights of way and access management, and foster communication and co-operation between related bodies.

Aims

  • To represent and promote the views and interests of members in the fields of public rights of way and access to the countryside
  • To promote the professional standing of those who work in its profession
  • To promote high standards in the management of public rights of way and access to the countryside
  • To encourage the exchange of ideas and information in its profession and to foster communication and co-operation between related bodies
  • To promote and foster a better understanding between rights of way and countryside access professionals and the whole community

IPROW is …

  • A respected and influential voice for access professionals
  • Consulted by government and representing members on national and local bodies concerned with rights of way and access policy
  • Keeping access issues on the political agenda
  • A leading provider of specialist training
  • Successfully raising the media profile of members’ work

Members benefit from these achievements and gain

  • Support and advice from experienced colleagues and eligibility for jobs that demand IPROW membership
  • Being kept up to date with news, changes in legislation, significant case reports and recognised practice
  • Facilitated networking, local benchmarking groups and regional seminars with colleagues for professional development
  • Distribution of access jobs not advertised elsewhere
  • A journal dedicated to their needs
  • Reduced rates for training courses throughout the country