Aggregate Industries Limited

Chard Junction Quarry

County: Somerset.
Mineral: River Terrace Sand and Gravel.
Project: Planning Application for extension to existing quarrying with restoration to agriculture and habitats for enhancement of local wildlife.
Planned Workings: Sub-watertable extraction using long-reach excavator without recourse to dewatering.
Mitigation: Continuation of existing groundwater monitoring scheme.
Approximate Consented Reserve: c.1.5 million tonnes.
Project Areas: EIA, FRA, HMS.


Manor Farm Quarry

County: Gloucestershire.
Mineral: River Terrace Sand and Gravel.
Project: Planning Application for extension to existing quarrying with restoration via inert infilling to agriculture.
Planned Workings: Sub-watertable extraction with full-depth dewatering of mineral deposit.
Mitigation: Continuation of existing groundwater monitoring scheme.
Approximate Consented Reserve: c.3.2 million tonnes.
Project Areas: EIA, FRA, HMS.


Croft Quarry

County: Leicestershire.
Mineral: Quartz Diorite (South Leicestershire Diorite Intrusion).
Project: Planning application for a lateral extension to mineral extraction & restoration by partial infilling with inert materials.
Planned Workings: Sub-watertable mineral extraction with permanent pumped dewatering continuing into restoration phase.
Mitigation: Groundwater monitoring.
Approximate Consented Reserve: c.6.3 million tonnes.
Project Areas: EIA, FRA.