Category: Minerals

10ha. Quarry Extension Approved


On behalf of a long-standing Client, Hughes Craven Ltd. has successfully secured a ten hectare extension to a limestone quarry in North Lincolnshire. The existing quarry was granted permission in 2009 following a Public Inquiry and has now become an important supplier to the construction industry within North Lincolnshire. Whilst permitted reserves remain, the operator […]

Extension of Time for Building Stone Quarry


North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) have approved a 15 year extension to the life of an important building stone quarry in order to allow remaining reserves of high quality limestone to be worked. Working on behalf of the landowner, Hughes Craven Ltd. initially undertook pre-application discussions with NYCC, with a subsequent request for a Screening […]

Mineral Safeguarding Gains Importance within Lincolnshire


Following the adoption of the final document within the Minerals and Waste Local Plan, mineral safeguarding has gained importance within Lincolnshire. Lincolnshire is underlain by extensive mineral deposits, many of which are now safeguarded in order to avoid the unnecessary sterilisation of potentially important resources. As a result of this, where a planning application for […]