limestone quarrying in the peak national park

Quarrying and mineral extraction in the Peak District ...

of the main limestone quarries in the Buxton area (which is why it is an odd shape). Old but extant planning permissions and society’s ongoing demand for minerals are the main reasons for continuing large-scale mineral extraction in the Peak District national Park. Mineral extraction has been part of the Peak District economy for centuries; it continues to provide jobs and revenue for the ...

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GCSE Geography Quarrying in National Parks, building ...

The Peak District is another national park which contains limestone. There is a large limestone quarry near to the tourist honeypot of Castleton (Hope quarry). This produces large quantities of limestone that are turned into cement at the Hope cement works, which can be seen from miles away. Despite the usual disadvantages such as dust pollution, lots of heavy lorries on the roads in the area ...

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BBC NEWS UK England Derbyshire Quarry public ...

29/03/2006  A public inquiry into limestone quarrying in the Peak District has been cancelled - only a few weeks before it was due to restart. It comes after Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott declared a stop order preventing quarrying at Longstone Edge, near Bakewell, Derbys, to be "void". The Peak District National Park Authority said it was "extremely disappointed" at the decision. The stop order

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Major success for Authority's action on quarrying: Peak ...

27/04/2007  Peak District National Park: Efforts by the Peak District National Park Authority to stop unauthorised quarrying of limestone at Longstone Edge have received a massive boost today, with the news that a planning inspector has decided in favour of the Authority's enforcement action.

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Backdale – Friends of the Peak District

According to the PDNPA website: “The long-running uncertainty over Backdale Quarry at Longstone Edge has ended in success for Peak District National Park landscape protectors. The former quarry at the eastern end of Longstone Edge, a prominent limestone ridge between Calver and Bakewell, has been permanently saved from mineral extraction.

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Public inquiry into quarrying on Longstone Edge: Peak ...

30/08/2005  Under a 1952 planning consent for the quarry, limestone may only be taken out in the course of extracting vein minerals such as fluorspar, barytes or lead. An independent geological expert advised the National Park Authority that considerably more limestone was being extracted from Backdale than was necessary to get at the vein minerals, in breach of the planning consent.

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NSC National Stone Centre

Run by a small group of volunteers and set within six former limestone quarries in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, and close to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, the National Stone Centre (NSC) is a 40 acre Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), for its geological formations, offering outdoor and indoor activities for all.

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Brown End Quarry Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

Brown End Quarry became the County’s first geological nature reserve when it was acquired by the Trust in 1987. Brown End was quarried for limestone from the mid 18th Century until 1950, when its inclusion within the Peak National Park restricted further development. Quarrying finally ceased in the mid 1960's. For much of this period the ...

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Mining and quarrying in the UK - GOV.UK

20/12/2019  It is extracted from the Southern Pennine ore field in the Peak District National Park. In 2017, an estimated 11,000 tonnes were extracted. In 2017,

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Lords will not hear quarry case - BBC NEWS UK

03/07/2009  In March the Court of Appeal upheld the Peak District National Park Authority's enforcement action to control limestone quarrying at Backdale in Derbyshire. This overturned a successful High Court challenge by quarry operator MMC Mineral Processing against the findings of a 2007 public inquiry. The inquiry backed the park authority's claim limestone removal was excessive. Continued quarrying ...

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Public inquiry into quarrying on Longstone Edge: Peak ...

Under a 1952 planning consent for the quarry, limestone may only be taken out in the course of extracting vein minerals such as fluorspar, barytes or lead. An independent geological expert advised the National Park Authority that considerably more limestone was being extracted from Backdale than was necessary to get at the vein minerals, in breach of the planning consent.

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Decision re-affirmed on Tearsall Quarry site: Peak ...

Narendra Bajaria, chair of the Peak District National Park Authority, said: “The Court of Appeal ruling reduced but didn’t remove the potential for quarrying to cause serious damage to the landscape at Peak Pasture. “Even with the new ruling the 1952 planning permission covering Peak Pasture doesn’t require the site to be restored once quarrying has finished. It also contains no ...

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Limestone Quarrying In The Peak National Park

Limestone and gritstone quarrying has been a major industry in Matlock and Matlock Bath. it was the existence of the large quarries that prevented Matlock from being included in the Peak District National Park. to Job Knowles to work the quarry".

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Report - - Eldon Hill Quarry, Castleton, Derbyshire ...

23/08/2020  Eldon Hill quarry is in the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, 4km south-west of Castleton. It is a 470-metre limestone hill of pure limestone, resulting from squeezing and upfolding of geological forces to form a dome. On the northern limit of the carboniferous limestone in the Peak District, the name was first recorded in 1285 as “Elveden”, meaning 'Elves' hill'. Quarrying ...

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Problems of limestone quarrying in and adjacent to the ...

Problèmes d'extraction du calcaire dans le Peak District (Derbyshire) et les environs. Le Calcaire carbonifère forme comme un grand dôme dans le Peak District (Derbyshire) et les régions adjacentes du Staffordshire, où il affleure sur quelque 450 km2. Les carrières et les activités connexes emploient environ 8.000 personnes et la matière première produite est estimée à plus de 100 ...

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grough — Peak District bosses order end to quarrying at ...

21/11/2013  National park bosses have made an order stopping quarrying at a site surrounded by controversy. Members of the Peak District National Park Authority’s planning committee agreed to a prohibition order on further mineral extraction at a quarry on Longstone Edge, where a protracted battle was fought over mining at Backdale, a short distance away.

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NSC National Stone Centre

Run by a small group of volunteers and set within six former limestone quarries in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, and close to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, the National Stone Centre (NSC) is a 40 acre Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), for its geological formations, offering outdoor and indoor activities for all.

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Quarries - Yorkshire Dales National Park : Yorkshire

During the 1960s, the Peregrine disappeared as a breeding species in the Yorkshire part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and was restricted to perhaps one or two pairs in the North West (now in Cumbria). The first pair to return to Yorkshire nested in 1978 and thanks to the diligent efforts of a number of organisations in protecting these birds; they have continued to spread so that there ...

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advantages and disadvantages of quarrying in the peak

Limestone quarrying provides employment opportunities that support the local economy in towns around the quarry Disadvantages of limestone quarrying 1) Limestone quarries are visible form long distances and may permanently disfigure the local environment. limestone quarrying in the peak national park emmappen . limestone quarrying in the peak ...

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14/09/2008  what are the advantages and disadvantages of limestone quarries in the peak district national park? I'm currently resitting my science GCSE at college and my teacher has asked us to find out the advantages and disadvantages of limestone quarrying in the peak district national park. please help me! i can't find any information anywhere!

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Longstone Edge - Wikipedia

Quarrying. The Edge has been, and is, intensively quarried for galena, fluorspar and barytes, and more controversially, limestone. Since Longstone Edge is a noted beauty spot and is located within the Peak District National Park there is strong local pressure for the quarrying to stop altogether. Some of this quarrying is strictly controlled by ...

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Peak Park limestone quarry - The Exmoor Society

Peak Park limestone quarry. In Peak District National Park. Creator Malcolm MacEwen . Date of creation December 1975. Contributor Kathy MacEwen . Reference number MAC/035/031 . Storage location Green slide box . Browse the archive. Exmoor Society archive. Series: Malcolm MacEwen slides. Folder: National Parks UK. Item: Ben Lawer Botany trail. Item: Rosewhite car park. Item: Pembroke

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Brown End Quarry Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

Brown End Quarry became the County’s first geological nature reserve when it was acquired by the Trust in 1987. Brown End was quarried for limestone from the mid 18th Century until 1950, when its inclusion within the Peak National Park restricted further development. Quarrying finally ceased in the mid 1960's. For much of this period the ...

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High Court allows legal challenge to quarrying restriction ...

18/04/2008  High Court allows legal challenge to quarrying restriction in the Peak District National Park. James Maurici appeared for the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. ” In R. (on the application of Bleaklow Industries Ltd) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2008] EWHC 606 (Admin) Sullivan J. allowed an appeal under s. 289 of the Town and

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The Quarry, Peak District UK - John Pardey Architects (JPA)

The Quarry house occupies the site of a former shallow stone quarry on a hillside located outside the village of Cressbrook, between the steep wooded valleys of Cressbrook Dale and the River Wye, to become the first modern house within the Peak District National Park. The house occupies the flat bed of the quarry and is backed by a rocky face some 4M high to the north and stone for the house ...

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14/09/2008  what are the advantages and disadvantages of limestone quarries in the peak district national park? I'm currently resitting my science GCSE at college and my teacher has asked us to find out the advantages and disadvantages of limestone quarrying in the peak district national park. please help me! i can't find any information anywhere!

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Problems of limestone quarrying in and adjacent to the ...

Problèmes d'extraction du calcaire dans le Peak District (Derbyshire) et les environs. Le Calcaire carbonifère forme comme un grand dôme dans le Peak District (Derbyshire) et les régions adjacentes du Staffordshire, où il affleure sur quelque 450 km2. Les carrières et les activités connexes emploient environ 8.000 personnes et la matière première produite est estimée à plus de 100 ...

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Bid to stop 'unlawful' quarrying - BBC NEWS UK

09/05/2006  The Peak District National Park Authority said this showed it intended to stop unlawful quarrying resuming at Backdale Quarry, near Bakewell. The row over the quarry involves a 1952 planning consent over how much limestone can be extracted. The authority said the notices will let it pursue a resolution to the dispute. Planning inquiry. The notices came into effect against operator

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advantages and disadvantages of quarrying in the peak

Limestone quarrying provides employment opportunities that support the local economy in towns around the quarry Disadvantages of limestone quarrying 1) Limestone quarries are visible form long distances and may permanently disfigure the local environment. limestone quarrying in the peak national park emmappen . limestone quarrying in the peak ...

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Quarrying in beauty spots to end The Independent

Tarmac, Britain's largest producer of aggregates (sand, gravel and crushed rock), is announcing that it will not contest prohibition orders at three dormant National Park quarries: Hartington and ...

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