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Details for Application - NYM/2014/0676/MEIA

Site Address: Dove's Nest Farm & Haxby Plantation, Sneatonthorpe(proposed minehead); underneath 252 sq km of the NYMNPA(winning & working of minerals); a corridor extending underground from the edge of the NP boundary to Wilton International Complex(mineral transport system); Lady Cross Plantation near Egton, Lockwood Beck Farm near Moorsholm, Tocketts Lythe, near Guisborough(intermediate shaft sites); site within the eastern limits of the Wilton International Complex, Teesside(tunnel portal) 

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Application Progress Summary

  • Application Valid30-09-2014 
  • Application Registered09-10-2014 
  • Comments Until07-11-2014    
  • Please note that irrespective of the date set out above where the consultation period extends over a Bank Holiday an additional day is given for each Bank Holiday that falls within this period.

  • Date of Committee30-06-2015
  • DecisionApproved Subject to a Section 106 Agreement  19-10-2015
  • Appeal Lodged 
  • Appeal Decision   

Application Details

  • Application NumberNYM/2014/0676/MEIA
  • Site AddressDove's Nest Farm & Haxby Plantation, Sneatonthorpe(proposed minehead); underneath 252 sq km of the NYMNPA(winning & working of minerals); a corridor extending underground from the edge of the NP boundary to Wilton International Complex(mineral transport system); Lady Cross Plantation near Egton, Lockwood Beck Farm near Moorsholm, Tocketts Lythe, near Guisborough(intermediate shaft sites); site within the eastern limits of the Wilton International Complex, Teesside(tunnel portal) 
  • Application TypeMinerals Application Accompanied by EIA 
  • Proposalthe winning and working of polyhalite by underground methods including the construction of a minehead at Dove's Nest Farm involving access, maintenance and ventilation shafts, the landforming of associated spoil, the construction of buildings, access roads, car parking and helicopter landing site, attenuation ponds, landscaping, restoration and aftercare and associated works. In addition, the construction of an underground tunnel between Doves Nest Farm and land at Wilton that links to the mine below ground, comprising 1 no. shaft at Doves Nest Farm, 3 no. intermediate access shaft sites, each with associated landforming of associated spoil, the construction of buildings, access roads and car parking, landscaping, restoration and aftercare, and the construction of a tunnel portal at Wilton comprising buildings, landforming of spoil and associated works 
  • Current StatusFINAL DECISION 
  • ApplicantYork Potash Ltd 
  • AgentNathaniel Lichfield & Partners 
  • Borough / District / WardLockwood Ward, Redcar and Cleveland Council, Scarborough Borough Council (North), Scarborough Borough Council (South), Westworth Ward 
  • Location Co-OrdinatesEasting 489495 Northing 505142 
  • ParishesAislaby, Brompton, Broxa-Cum-Troutsdale, Burniston, Cloughton, Danby, Darncombe-Cum-Langdale End, Egton, Eskdaleside-Cum-Ugglebarnby, Fylingdales, Glaisdale, Goathland, Grosmont, Hackness, Harwood Dale, Hawsker-Cum-Stainsacre, Hutton Buscel, Irton, Lockwood, Newby and Scalby, Newholm-Cum-Dunsley, Silpho, Sneaton, Staintondale, Suffield-Cum-Everley, West Ayton, Whitby, Wykeham 
  • Planning OfficerMr Chris France 
  • Existing Land UseUnknown 
  • Proposed Land UseB2 - General Industry