Directory of IPROW Members who undertake consultancy work

  • Rhoda Barnett: Countryside Access Consultant
    Derbyshire 01335 344 809
    All public rights of way management tasks including investigating claims to record PRoW, making public path orders, acting at public inquiries, preparing strategies & carrying out EIAs
  • Robin Carr: Robin Carr Associates
    Northallerton 01609 781717
    One of the country’s leading consultants working throughout England and Wales on all aspects of public rights of way – exp. advocate & expert witness. Full details available at:
  • Claire Goodman-Jones: Birchill Access Consultancy Ltd
    Wales 01970 890491
    UK wide consultancy specialising in range of services including diversions, modification orders, strategic reports e.g. ROWIP’s,  surveys, negotiations, common land, village green & promoted route casework, training. Fully insured.
  • Roy Hickey: Public Rights of Way Services Ltd
    Cheltenham 01242 522288
    Roy is a founding IPROW member with over 30 years experience of all aspects of PROW and countryside access work throughout the UK.
  • Paul Hopkins: Countryside Access Management Ltd.
    Wales 01974 282484
    Director of UK wide consultancy with 30 years experience. Diversion orders; modification orders, research into status, establishment of promoted routes, surveys; consultations and negotiations;
  • Stephen Jenkinson: Access and Countryside Management Ltd
    Deerness 08456 439435
    Over 26 years experience working across the UK. Key areas of expertise: training for ROW staff & LAFs; policy, priority & network development; management of dogs & their owners; visitor management; writing specialist publications.
  • George Keeping
    Market Harborough 07813 977513
    Archival research; Digitalization of definitive maps; Data management; Surveys; Consultation; Modification Orders; Public Path Orders; Advocacy at Public Inquiries; ROWIP implementation; Local authority rights of way consultancy; Training
  • John Lindsay: Countryside Management Service (CMS)
    Countryside access experience in key areas: Schedule 14 Claims, S116/S118/S119/S257, Surveys & Audits. Feasibility studies, practical projects and consultancy work
  • Sarah Manchester: Freelance Consultant
    New Forest 07887 867250
    20 years experience in countryside management, specialising in rights of way and access for 15 years. Promotion; audits and surveys; project delivery; integration of access with wider objectives including planning and conservation.
  • Clare McRoy: Consultant
    Doncaster 07771 570806
    Countryside Access Consultant specialising in Definitive Map work including research and order-making.
  • Bob Milton: Abbeylands
    Farnham 01252 714426
    Research,advocacy and expert witnessing for village greens, common land, public open space, private easements and public rights of way. My experience encompases village green applications, common land managment plans and common land re-registration claims.
  • Carol Ramsden: Birketts LLP
    Ipswich, Norwich, Cambridge and Chelmsford 01473 406338
    Birketts is a law firm with a respected national rights of way service – including public path orders, definitive map claims, village greens and private access. Carol has worked in the industry since 1991 and is a Fellow and former Director of IPROW.
  • Sue Rumfitt: Sue Rumfitt Associates
    Bedford 01234 270210
    Registered expert witness. Extensive experience of complex documentary evidence. Experienced advocate at public inquries. IPROW trainer. Bar Counsel licensed access. Past President of IPROW. Fully insured.
  • Mike Walker: Public Rights of Way Professional
    Advice on Public rights of way law and management, particularly for land managers with regard to network changes, diversions, etc. 30 years’ experience & currently Chairman of ADEPT National RoW Managers’ Group & Member of ROW Review Committee 0771 805 4905
  • Alison Williamson: Freelance Consultant
    Cirencester 01285 851850
    Consultant since 1998 after leaving National Trust. Development planning & recreational impact assessment, Definitive Map/ Highways Act Orders, expert witness, access management/research. Operates nationwide. Insured.

Consulting Businesses with at least one IPROW Member

Birketts LLP (Nigel Farthing/Carol Ramsden/Angela Sydenham (consultant)) 01473 406255 / 406338
A regional law firm with a national public access speciality: Public Path Orders (agent for applicants), Modification Orders, Traffic Regulation Orders, Public Inquiry representation (a fixed fee), advice on landowners’ rights and responsibilities.