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St Peter's Valley cycle path costs (FOI)

St Peter's Valley cycle path costs (FOI)

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Authored by States of Jersey and published on 17 January 2018.
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Could you please tell me the total cost attributed to the cycle track in St Peter's Valley and breakdown this cost where possible? If cost is ongoing, please provide cost to date and an approximation of further cost.


Could you also please provide information on how this work has been, or will be, paid for. Is there any funding outside the SOJ?



The estimated cost of the completed St Peter’s Valley path is £1.77m. This is made up of £200k spent on developing the scheme and gaining Planning approval and £1.57m for construction costs, legal fees and land acquisitions. This estimate will be finalised once all outstanding issues with landowners and construction are confirmed. The final short section of path linking to the Vic in the Valley public house and La Route de L’Aleval remains to be completed in early 2018.

Also, included in these costs were essential road stabilisation works undertaken as the roadside path progressed and weaknesses in the valley road’s underlying support structures were exposed.


This request is being refused under Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 as this information is accessible to the applicant by other means.

Please refer to response for a previous FOI request:

St Peters valley cycle and footpath (FOI)

Exemption applied

Article 23 Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.

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