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Stephenson Halliday are in the process of preparing an EIA for proposals to extend and progressively restore Kirkby Slate Quarry on the edge of the Lake District National Park for Burlington Slate. Our planning and landscape teams have been working closely with our client to develop the working scheme and phasing plans for the proposal.  […]

Leeming Quarry produces an attractive buff coloured sandstone for restoration and new build projects in the local area. Stonyhurst college is built from Leeming stone and the quarry was able to supply all the stone needed for the large extension to the college. Stephenson Halliday was commissioned to design a phased working method and restoration […]

Kirkby Thore is home to British Gypsum’s long established plaster and plasterboard plant which has manufactured plasterboard since 1960’s and currently employs around 130 staff. The principle source of supply for this plant is Birkshead Mine, which extracts 60-65,000 tonnes per annum of gypsum by underground mining, and desulphorgypsum. Jointly with British Gypsum, Stephenson Halliday […]