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Bantycock Quarry – future plans

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

In normal circumstances we would invite you to attend an information event where boards are displayed and staff are available to answer any questions. With the limitations of the coronavirus and social distancing, we are not able to run such an event at this time.

Instead, we are running a virtual consultation through this website. We are keen to ensure that, whilst the format may be different, we are still ensuring you have access to all the relevant information and have the opportunity to ask us questions. For more details, click on the Planning Application link.

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 are preparing 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