Bantycock Quarry – future plans

Welcome to our dedicated pages for a proposed southern extension to our Bantycock Quarry near Newark.

During August and September 2020 we ran a virtual public consultation, inviting those living immediately around the site to visit these web-pages to view the details of our proposed planning application. Over 400 people visited the site and some residents took the opportunity to make comments.

We took these comments into consideration in the process of finalising our planning application which was submitted to Nottinghamshire County Council in November. One example was amendments to footpaths in our restoration scheme to enable more circular walks.

The application is now available on the Nottinghamshire County Council website (Reference ES/4217)

British Gypsum - About Bantycock

About Bantycock Quarry

The high quality gypsum reserves found at Bantycock Quarry are essential for the production of high-quality plaster products used in markets such as ceramics, decorative work and dentistry moulds.

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British Gypsum - Planning Application

The Planning Application

In order to secure the long-term future of the quarry, we have submitted a planning application for a southern extension.

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British Gypsum - Extraction process

Extraction of gypsum

We extract gypsum by using controlled explosives to create a series of cracks to loosen the harder deposits. The gypsum is then lifted by excavator to the processing area.

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British Gypsum - Bantycock Quarry
British Gypsum - Planning Application Contact Us

Consultation Closed

The consultation period for the southern extension to Bantycock Quarry ended on the 11th September 2020. The planning application was submitted to Nottinghamshire County Council on the 30th November and is now available to view on the council website (Planning Reference ES/4217)