Safeguarding areas need clarity

Some planning authorities safeguard minerals regardless of the practicality of extracting them. A lot more could be done to clear up the issue of minerals safeguarding areas and how plans are published, argues Stephen Barry.

by Stephen Barry
Marsden quarry in South Tyneside. Photograph: Owen Pugh Aggregates
Marsden quarry in South Tyneside. Photograph: Owen Pugh Aggregates

Sign in to continue

Sign In

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: mineralplanning@haymarket.com

Call: 0208 267 8120

Register
FREE

  • Limited free articles a month
  • Free email bulletins

Register

Subscribe

From £42 a quarter

  • Full access to mineralandwasteplanning.co.uk
  • Exclusive event discounts
  • Mineralandwasteplanning print magazine
  • Plus lots more including our State of the Industry Report.

See all benefits