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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview BSG Ecology has assisted West Cumbria Mining in securing planning permission for a new deep mine and processing facility, near Whitehaven, Cumbria. We provided wide-ranging support to the project; co-ordinating detailed consultation and survey work and drawing together technical...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background Covanta Energy Limited (Covanta) plans to build and operate a 65MWe Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) at Rookery Pit in Bedfordshire which is owned by O&H Properties Ltd. The site comprises two former clay extraction pits: the northern pit...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background O&H Properties Ltd (O&H) owns a number of large former brick pits in the Marston Vale, Bedfordshire, which were created following the extraction of clay required for the brick-making industry. The Rookery is made up of two large...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background A limestone quarry in County Durham supplies high quality aggregate to the building sector.  The minerals company identified a continuing demand for this material, and this resulted in a proposal to extend the quarry to the east to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background The discovery of an otter spraint near a hole in a working face of a gravel pit in Oxford, led us to conclude that the hole was potentially in active use as a holt.  The gravel pit was...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background BSG Ecology was commissioned by Aggregate Industries UK Limited to provide ecological advice regarding a minerals planning application for the expansion of an existing quarry in Gloucestershire. The proposed expansion will involve the extraction of 3.2 million tonnes...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background The former sand quarry site is located within the Fenland of Cambridgeshire. Aggregate extraction ceased across the site several decades ago and it is still owned by a leading aggregate manufacturing company. In recent years the site has...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background BSG Ecology provided ecological support to a planning application for the re-development of this large brownfield site in Derbyshire for minerals extraction purposes. The site comprises a 26ha parcel of land made up of disused former foundry tips, industrial...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background Birchover Quarry is a gritstone quarry and dimensional stone works located on the edge of Birchover, Derbyshire and lies within the Peak District National Park. BSG Ecology has provided ecological support to Birchover Stone Limited for over ten...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background BSG Ecology undertook detailed invertebrate survey work and resolved statutory consultee concerns regarding the re-development of a large brownfield site in the Borough of Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Our ecological support informed a planning application to the county minerals authority...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background Barton Hill Quarry is a former sandstone quarry to the north-east of Birchover, Derbyshire. BSG Ecology has provided ecological support to HP Limited Partnership, the developer, for over ten years. Most recently we were commissioned to provide supporting...