Clock is ticking on sand and gravel

Despite the first warnings having been issued a decade ago, land-won sand and gravel production could face terminal decline in England, unless we take urgent action. Malcolm Ratcliff spells out the problems and possible solutions

by Malcolm Ratcliff
Sand and gravel production has been falling for decades. Photo: Suffolk County Council
Sand and gravel production has been falling for decades. Photo: Suffolk County Council

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