Otterpool Quarry

Countrystyle have summitted their Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) reports and can be seen by clicking on the links below.

Update October 2011

As at October 2011, the Environment Agency have informed us that Countryside has not yet applied for the Environmental permit it will require to operate at Otterpool Quarry.

Below are links to PDF files, which include the Kent County Council decision, and leaflets from the Enviroment Agency as to how they decide whether to grant a permit or not.

Update October 2013

As there seems to be problems with the link to the Otterpool Quarry planning information, which seems to be held on another server, please click here to take you to the KCC planning search link and click on 'search for a planning application' this will take you to the search page. In the field application ref type in the application number. Make sure you enter as shown below, do not leave out the spaces.

For conditions 7 (weighbride office), 8 (fencing) and 9 (external lighting) type in SH/08/124/R7, 8 & 9 this will take you to the Main details for the application, half way down the page there is a pink shaded area across the page, click on the documents tab to the right, this will display the list of documents, there are 3 new documents which are in response to comments made by the PC and RA in September.

For conditions 11 (electricity strategy), 14 - 17 (site contamination assessment, remediation and monitoring) and 34 (landscaping scheme) type in SH/08/124/RVAR. Then follow as described before.

Update September 2013

At the Parish Council meeting on Tuesday September 10th the Parish Council comments on conditions 6, 7 & 8 were debated. Please click here for the Parish Council comments.

Update August 2013

The Otterpool Quarry documents for conditions 7, 8 and are now online. Please click here to view them.

Update July 2013

Countrystyle have been in contact with Kent County Council, the Environment Agency and the Parish Council.

Please click here to view a report from the Parish Council, on a short meeting and a tour of Countrystyle's site at Ridham Dock.

Please click here to view the table of conditions and Countrystyle timeline for discharging the conditions. Please note that the times for submitting refer to the time that Countrystyle will be submitting to the KCC and EA not the Parish Council. After the KCC and EA have had their consultants study the documents, then they will be passed to the Parish Council.

Please click here to view the KCC 'granted permission' letter with all the conditions