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 Cemex to provide landscape services for the proposed extension to Divet Hill Quarry, Northumberland. Our landscape architects worked closely with our client to prepare detailed existing and proposed phasing plans for the scheme, including the volumetric analysis of yield and overburden material using LSS terrain modelling software. They also worked […]

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 assisted Bathgate Silica Sand with the coordination and submission of a major planning application. The application was for a 4.5 million tonne south western extension to the operator’s existing silica sand quarry in Cheshire. Silica sand is an industrial mineral which is recognised as being essential to the national economy. There was a […]

Birkhams quarry, operated by Marshalls Stancliffe Stone is located north of St Bees on the West Cumbrian coastline and was granted planning permission in April 2015 for a 15 year time extension until July 2030.  The hard rock sandstone quarry lies on the coastal headland that forms part of the designated St Bees National Heritage […]

Stephenson Halliday recently coordinated an Environmental Impact Assessment and prepared all planning work for the proposed Caysbriggs Quarry, Inchbroom Road, Lossiemouth. Tarmac has been operating at Caysbriggs for over 30 years, extracting cobbles and pebbles which are used for decorative purposes throughout a variety of landscapes. The current extraction area is nearing completion and an […]

Stephenson Halliday recently represented Frack Free Ryedale (FFR) in relation to the Examination of the North Yorkshire Minerals and Waste Joint Plan (NY MWJP). Chiefly concerned with the Hydrocarbons section of the Plan, the team produced written representations on behalf of FFR, in addition to attending the Examination in Public (EiP) in March 2018. The […]

Stephenson Halliday has prepared an EIA for proposals to extend and progressively restore Kirkby Slate Quarry on the edge of the Lake District National Park for Burlington Slate. Our planning and landscape teams worked closely with our client to develop the working scheme and phasing plans for the proposal.  We have provided on-going planning advice […]

Stephenson Halliday Ltd was commissioned by West Cumbria Mining Ltd to submit notifications of intention to develop for four exploratory boreholes in West Cumbria. These boreholes are the first stage of a programme to determine the quality and extent of the coal bed which extends throughout the St Bees area of West Cumbria and offshore. […]