Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

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Tom French - Derbyshire County Council 18 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Reclamation section

  • Comment ID: /3997185/8
It might be useful to highlight that operational quarries with conditions requiring restoration to agriculture, or without agreed restoration schemes are presumably old permissions, which are (I assume) already being worked on and/or picked up through the ROMP process?
Henry Folkard - British Mountaineering Council 18 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Reclamation section

  • Comment ID: /3988769/6
There is an argument that large new landforms need not be regarded as having a wholly negative impact on the landscape. We hope no one would suggest that those parts of Stanage Edge which were quarried should now be restored to current ground levels. There is room for a similar approach to some of the major aggregate sites for the benefit of amenity, variety and opportunity.
Henry Folkard - British Mountaineering Council 16 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Reclamation section

  • Comment ID: /3988769/1
Welcome the many references to site restoration, but we think you should go further. Collectively, disused quarries represent a huge land resource and a huge opportunity for creating a sustainable new post industrial economy for local amenity, for a wide diversity of recreational activity and for a portfolio of wide ranging conservation initiatives. A fundamental point is that different activities can and indeed should be complementary. Our argument is for a presumption in favour of inclusivi
Roger Caisley - Suon Ltd 12 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Reclamation section

  • Comment ID: /3981825/16
This paragraph should include built development as a potential afteruse.
David Bolton - UK Coal Surface Mines Restoration Ltd. 12 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Reclamation section

  • Comment ID: /3603521/1
By way of completeness we recommend that this paragraph be amended to state that sites for surface mining can be restored back to original ground levels without the need for the importation of fill material.