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 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 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 […]

Kirkby Thore is home to British Gypsum’s long established plaster and plasterboard plant which has manufactured plasterboard since 1960’s and currently employs around 130 staff. The principle source of supply for this plant is Birkshead Mine, which extracts 60-65,000 tonnes per annum of gypsum by underground mining, and desulphorgypsum. Jointly with British Gypsum, Stephenson Halliday […]