Category Archive: Gravel

Comment on the OCC Minerals and waste plan site allocations

You only have until this Saturday 14th March to comment on Oxfordshire County Council’s Minerals and Waste local plan, which designates a site alongside the river in Nuneham Courtenay for gravel extraction.   The plan is part of a wider draft report from the council, which outlines preferred sites for mineral extraction and waste management.  You …

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Prohibition Notice Issued on Proposed Gravel Extraction in South Radley

Orchard Lake in November 2005   Oxfordshire County Council has issued a Prohibition Notice under the Government’s Review of Old Minerals Permissions (ROMP) legislation preventing the extraction of sand and gravel at Thrupp Farm in south Radley. This potentially lifts what was a real and imminent threat of gravel extraction recommencing in Radley.   Gravel …

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Gravel Extraction Threat to Radley and Nuneham Courtenay Lifted

Cabinet decision removes Radley from areas under consideration for extraction under new minerals strategy   Oxfordshire County Council Cabinet, at its meeting on Wednesday 16th February, agreed to the recommendation by the Minerals Strategy Working Group to remove the Radley and Nuneham Courtenay area from the list of areas to be considered for future gravel …

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Emerging Threat of New Gravel Working in Radley

An emerging Minerals and Waste Strategy being developed by Oxfordshire County Council poses a real threat of extensive new gravel working in Radley beginning within the next decade. The area that would be affected covers a large area of Lower Radley north of the boathouse between the railway and the river (see map below). This …

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