|Local MP tours site of proposed quarry at Marlingford
Richard Bacon urges Marlingford residents to have their say on gravel quarry plans
South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon has toured the site of a proposed 50 acre gravel quarry near Marlingford.
Local residents Miss Jane Knights and Mr Peter Cherry took Mr Bacon to
see where the proposed quarry would be located in relation to the
village and their farm.
Richard Bacon MP (centre) tours the area of
Miss Knights and Mr Cherry explained their concerns over whether the proposed site was geologically suitable, as well as the potential impacts of the proposals on livestock, historic local buildings, and flora and fauna.
Mr Bacon said: “I am pleased to have had the opportunity to see the site of the proposed gravel quarry at Marlingford for myself.
“The proposals to possibly site a quarry at Marlingford to extract 750,000 tonnes of gravel are part of the Norfolk County Council mineral extraction plan which has been published by the county and is now out for consultation.
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