Green Circle Aggregates Limited

Longlands Quarry

County: Vale of Glamorgan.
Mineral: Karstified Dolomitised Carboniferous Limestone (the Friars point Limestone).
Project: Planning application for contiguous lateral extension to existing quarry.
Planned Workings: Marginal seasonal interception of groundwater by expanded workings to be drained via internal transfers without recourse to pumped dewatering.
Mitigation: Groundwater level and quality monitoring, fluids handling procedures.
Approximate Consented Reserve: c.1.9 million tonnes.
Project Areas: EIA, FRA.