Need for sand and gravel outweighed by landscape and amenity impacts

Plans to extract sand and gravel in south-west Scotland were rejected due to the likely landscape and visual impacts notwithstanding a severe shortage in the supply of the minerals over the next 10 years.

by Ruth Amundson

Sign in to continue

Sign In

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 0208 267 8120


  • Limited free articles a month
  • Free email bulletins



Prices on request

  • Full access to
  • Breaking industry news and email bulletins
  • Critical issues and developments in mineral and waste sectors
  • Analysis of the latest trends to help you make informed decisions

See all benefits