North Lincolnshire Local Plan (2020 to 2038) – Publication Draft (Regulation 19) Consultation


North Lincolnshire Council is preparing a new single Local Plan for its area. It will establish a vision and objectives, allocate sites for housing, employment, mineral, waste and other forms of development, and will include development management policies up to 2038. As well as setting out where new development will go, the Plan will also […]

Enforcement Notice Quashed at Appeal


On behalf of a long-standing Client, Hughes Craven Ltd. have successfully appealed both the refusal of planning permission to retain a quantity of imported soils, and an Enforcement Notice requiring their removal. Our involvement in the site, which lies adjacent to a regionally important limestone quarry, started in 2011, when we helped the landowner to […]

Lincolnshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan Review


Lincolnshire County Council have confirmed that, following an in-depth review of their existing planning policy, they intend to undertake a full Review of their Minerals and Waste Local Plan (MWLP). The existing Local Plan comprises of two parts; the Core Strategy and Development Management Policies document, adopted in 2016, and the Site Locations document, adopted […]

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 […]

Quarry Extension Approved at Appeal


The Planning Inspectorate has allowed an Appeal and granted planning permission for a four hectare extension of a limestone quarry in Lincolnshire. The quarry is an established supplier of aggregates to local markets and had been in operation for over 50 years. Throughout its lifetime it had been progressively extended however permitted reserves were nearing […]

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 […]