Blackhills Quarry is Leith’s flagship quarry, located just to the south of Aberdeen, and produces a wide range of aggregates, rock armour, architectural and dimension stone, ready mix concrete and coated asphalt materials. On behalf of our clients, Stephenson Halliday recently submitted an application to extend the existing quarry into an area to the south. […]

Stephenson Halliday were commissioned by Breedon Aggregates Ltd to provide EIA, planning and landscape services for the proposed extension to Maes Mynan sand and gravel quarry, located at Afonwen in Flintshire. We assembled and managed a bespoke team of specialist consultants to undertake environmental assessment work for the scheme. Our landscape architects worked closely with […]

Stephenson Halliday worked with CEMEX to develop a working and restoration scheme for an extension to a Limestone Quarry on the northern edge of the Lake District National Park. The design process was landscape led, integrating the findings of a landscape and visual assessment into the working and restoration schemes. Our planning and EIA team […]

Stephenson Halliday coordinated the Environmental Statement to accompany the planning application for a major twenty five year extension of this limestone quarry. The practice carried out a detailed assessment of the landscape and visual effects of the proposal, which informed the development of the phased method of working and enabled mitigation measures to be designed […]

Thomas Armstrong have been extracting sand from a ridge of fluvio glacial sand near Westnewton for over 50 years. A processing bagging plant at New Cowper had been supplied from a number of satellite quarries. As the supply from the last of these was close to exhaustion, Stephenson Halliday were engaged to prepare a scheme […]