Applications making the headlines
Below are recent planning applications and submissions received by Staffordshire County Council for determination and recent decisions that may be of particular public interest.
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British Gypsum Ltd have submitted a planning application for a southern extension to Fauld Mine to extract gypsum and anhydrite beneath land to the east of Newchurch, including consolidation of the existing planning permissions (ref. ES.10/04/504M, ES.13/05/504M, ES.13/06/504M, ES.13/07/504M and ES.13/08/504M) and an extension to the time limit for mineral extraction until 31 August 2038.
The Environmental Statement (ES) is available on the Planning Application Register.
Copies of the ES may obtain from Jen Saunders, British Gypsum, Geological and Mining Services, East Leake, Loughborough, LE12 6JQ, so long as stocks last, at a charge of £100.00 for the Environmental Statement (Hard Copy), £30 (CD Copy) and a copy of the Non-technical summary is available free of charge on request subject to the provision of a valid email address
West Midlands Rail Freight Interchange Consultation.
An application by Four Ashes Limited for an Order Granting Development Consent for the West Midlands Interchange has been made to the Planning Inspectorate under the Planning Act 2008 (Nationally significant infrastructure projects). As part of the application procedure there is a duty to consult the local community including local authorities. Responses made by the County Council are available to view separately (our ref: TR050005 OC).
NRS Waste Care Limited have submitted a planning application for extraction of mineral within the woodland area at Saredon Quarry and an additional area outside the woodland that was omitted from the original application and subsequent restoration by infilling with inert waste or inert material.
Western extension to Barton Quarry (ref. ES.17/11/502 M)
Hanson Quarry Products Europe Ltd have submitted a planning application for western extension to Barton Quarry between A38 road and railway line to extract 6.3 million tonnes of sand and gravel over a period of 10 years and to restore the site to landscaped water areas with biodiversity, landscape and flood alleviation benefits.
The operator would continue to use the existing processing plant and access.
JPE Holdings Limited have submitted a planning application for variation of conditions 3, 12 and 31 of planning permission SS.15/13/627 M relating to an extension of time for working operations and the import of restoration materials to 31 July 2019; and to amend the approved Restoration Concept Plan.
7 March 2019 - The Planning Committee considered a report and approved the recommendation to permit the application subject to conditions.