Welcome to Hughes Craven

Minerals • Planning • Geology • Environment

Hughes Craven is an independent consultancy specialising in geology, minerals and waste planning, environmental assessment and mineral safeguarding. We offer a range of professional, cost effective services in order to ensure that clients maximise the value of their assets whilst complying with increasingly rigorous environmental standards.

With a strong mix of practical skills, knowledge and experience we operate across a variety of closely related and complimentary disciplines throughout the UK.

If you have a project you would like to discuss get in touch for an initial consultation


  • Aggregates

    Whether crushed rock or sand and gravel, Hughes Craven can provide a range of planning and environmental services to aggregates companies.


  • Building Stone

    We have a broad experience in locating specific building stone types for clients throughout the UK - securing stone supply for repair, maintenance and new build.


  • Recycling and Waste

    Hughes Craven offer planning and environmental services for a variety of waste management and related facilities.


  • Restoration and Leisure

    Many sites have significant potential once extraction has been completed and Hughes Craven has successfully brought forward proposals for a range of uses.


  • Mineral Safeguarding

    Mineral safeguarding is the process used in the planning system to ensure that potential mineral resources are not needlessly sterilised.


The latest from the company


Nottinghamshire Minerals Local Plan Consultation

Nottinghamshire County Council have published their draft Minerals Local Plan, which will now be subject to consultation. The new Minerals Local Plan will cover the period to 2036 and will set out how much mineral is required, site specific allocations and a range of planning policies against which future minerals development will be assessed. The […]

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