Quarry extension may be blocked amid row over increased HGV traffic


Plans to extend a quarry in South Yorkshire have attracted dozens of objections, despite the number of predicted HGVs remaining the same and a “markedly low” road traffic incident rate. Breedon Southern submitted the proposals to extend the Holme Hall Quarry near Stainton to around 31.6ha and included a number of mitigation measures for HGVs leaving the site in its plans. These include no overloading; sheet and covering of any materials in transit and ensuring lorries pass through a wheel […]