Curlews calling .....

for the proposed Lime Kiln Farm, Reydon gravel pit to be stopped

Frequently asked questions

  1. What is going on here?
  2. Who is against it?
  3. What can I do about this??
  4. Is it needed for Sizewell C?
1. What is going on here?

Cemex have submitted a planning application.

2. Who is against it?

Practically everybody.

Reasons for opposing the application include:-

i) There is no case for destroying the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

ii) There is no need for this development, as alternative gravel supplies are available from elsewhere.

iii) The proposed work would result in a near continuous ribbon development from the A12 to Reydon village.

iv) The development is contrary to the planning guidelines (National Planning Policy Framework).

v) The application pre-empts the new draft Suffolk Minerals and Waste Local Plan.

Any member of the public, whether or not they live in Reydon, can comment before 5pm on Thursday 27th June.

3. What can I do about this?
  1. Sign the on line petition.

  2. Object to the Reydon planning application.

    Accept the terms and conditions and then click on "Comment on this application" near the top left corner of the screen. Please note that it takes a while for the planning application to be found on SCC's website.

  3. Object to the Wangford planning application.

    Accept the terms and conditions and then click on "Comment on this application" near the top left corner of the screen. Please note that it takes a while for the planning application to be found on SCC's website.

  4. If you live in Suffolk, email or write to your county councillor, as one of their constituents, and ask them to object to the planning applications. You can find out who your local county councillor is and how to contact them here.
4. Is it needed for Sizewell C?

No. According to the council mineral planners, if Sizewell C is ever built, the fill material will be excavated on site and the aggregate for the high quality concrete will be crushed limestone from the Mendip Hills.