Rudheath Lodge Sand Quarry – What’s happening now?

Five years ago, Sibelco registered a planning application to make a sand quarry on Rudheath Lodge in Cranage. After the initial application there were numerous back-and-forth meetings as local residents registered over 1000 objections to the quarry. However, last year the application was finally approved by Cheshire East Council, and work began. A year on, […]

CEC to review Sand Quarry on 27th

CEC to review Sand Quarry on 27th

Sibelco’s sand quarry application 17/3605W is due to be heard again by Cheshire East following updated information submitted to CWaC.  (CWaC approved the proposal, as did CEC last year) Wednesday 27th Feb Macclesfield Town Hall at 10:30am. (public welcome) “……….The assessment of the additional information is the subject of this additional report together with additional […]

Sand Quarry approved by Cheshire West

Sand Quarry approved by Cheshire West

Plans for the Sibelco sand quarry on land at Rudheath Lodge, New Platt Lane were approved today by Cheshire West & Chester. The proposal had previously been approved on April 4th by Cheshire East’s strategic planning board.   (new info from the Environment Agency wasn’t discussed at the meeting but if the EA change their […]

Should Sand Quarry proposal be called-in by Sec of State?

Should Sand Quarry proposal be called-in by Sec of State?

Should objectors to the proposed sand quarry on New Platt Lane be writing to the Secretary of State with their reasons in support of a call-in of both applications?  CW&C are recommending approval on the 8th Jan – and CEC have already approved the plans – but there is an interesting point in the related […]

Sand Quarry decision meeting

Sand Quarry decision meeting

The Sand Quarry application is to be considered by Cheshire West & Chester Council at its Planning Committee meeting on 8 January 2019. (link to website) If you wish to attend the meeting will take place at Room G1, HQ Building, Nicholas Street, Chester, CH1 2NP and starts at 4.00pm.  There is parking opposite. (link […]

Sibelco’s decision postponed!

Sibelco’s decision postponed!

Last minute cancellation of meeting! I’ve just been informed that the meeting of Cheshire West & Chester council for Sibelco’s application is now NOT going ahead tomorrow, Thursday, apparently due to some information only just becoming available. New date as yet unknown but for now the meeting planned for tomorrow 21st June is postponed!

Sand Quarry decision postponed

Sand Quarry decision postponed

*****meeting postponed***** The proposed Sibelco sand quarry off New Platt Lane has been cancelled for Thursday June 21st, by Cheshire West and Chester council from 4pm at Wyvern House, The Drumber, Winford CW7 1AH. Cheshire East council have already voted to approve despite many objections. Location of sand quarry

New Platt Lane quarry recommended for approval

New Platt Lane quarry recommended for approval

Plans by Sibelco to extract 3.3 million tons of industrial sand from a site near Goostrey have been recommended for approval, despite the project receiving nearly 800 letters of objection. The 180-acre site is across two parcels of land either side of New Platt Lane, with the council considering the application for an 81-acre portion […]

Sand Quarry approved

Sand Quarry approved

Plans for the Sibelco sand quarry on land at Rudheath Lodge, New Platt Lane were approved today by Cheshire East’s strategic planning board.  Cheshire West & Chester meet 21st June to discuss the application.  (link:  17/3605W ) The site in Cranage and Allostock is 0.6km from the centre of Goostrey and residents had previously voiced concerns […]

Sand quarry recommended for Approval

The proposed sand quarry (link:  17/3605W )  by Sibelco UK on land at Rudheath Lodge, New Platt Lane, Cranage and Allostock CW4 8HJ is being recommended for approval on 4th April 2018 at the Strategic Planning Board (SPB) when they meet at 10.30 in the Capesthorne Room at Macclesfield Town Hall.  The site is 0.6km from […]