Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

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Ian Dickinson - Canal and Rive… 15 Jul 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part Two: Vision, Objectives, Issues & Options Chapter 7: Major Issues & Options Objective K: Restoration of mineral workings A Strategy for Restoring Sand & Gravel Workings in the Trent Valley the Strategy for Restoring Sand & Gravel Workings in the Trent Valley

  • Comment ID: /3676513/5
BW does not have a view as to whether Option 1 or Option 2 represents the better approach. However, we would expect that whichever approach is taken will acknowledge the importance of the Trent & Mersey Canal within the Trent Valley and take account of it in the restoration strategy for this area, recognising the particular character of the canal corridor and it's ecological importance. Any strategy should give careful consideration to securing the enhancement of the canal and it's environs and
Ian Dickinson - Canal and Rive… 15 Jul 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 3: A General Portrait of Derbyshire the Transport section

  • Comment ID: /3676513/1
We do consider that the General Portrait of Derbyshire should include reference to the inland waterways owned or managed by BW.
Ian Dickinson - Canal and Rive… 15 Jul 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part Two: Vision, Objectives, Issues & Options Chapter 5: A Vision for Minerals Development in Derbyshire the Vision for Minerals Development in Derbyshire

  • Comment ID: /3676513/2
Para 10. BW welcomes the aim of transporting minerals more sustainably, and would comment that whilst the scope for transporting freight on waterways may be limited ue to the size of the navigations and the available navigation routes, where it is appropriate to move freight by water this option should not be disregarded. Transport Assessments submitted with new development proposals should consider and make reference to transportation of materials (e.g. minerals and spoil) by water. Para 11. BW
Ian Dickinson - Canal and Rive… 15 Jul 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part Two: Vision, Objectives, Issues & Options Chapter 7: Major Issues & Options Objective A: Ensuring Sufficient Provision of Minerals How should we address the need for new sand and gravel provision? the Site Allocations section

  • Comment ID: /3676513/4
Para 7.14- 7.17. BW notes the possibility that sites for sand and gravel provision might be identified in the Core Strategy as strategic allocations, and that this may include extensions to existing sites within the Trent Valley. The extension of existing sites located near to the Trent & Mersey Canal has the potential to significantly impact upon the canal corridor, and BW would wish to have the opportunity to comment on any proposed extensions which might affect the canal and it's setting in o