Special Meeting Called With Residents Over Pendrathen Plans

Pendrathen Quarry

Pendrathen Quarry

There’ll be a special meeting discussing proposals for dumping inert waste material at Pendrathen.

Andy Street of consultants SLR, the firm overseeing the Council’s waste plans, says he has met with the Jackson’s Hill and Pilot’s Retreat locals who formed the Moorwell Improvement Group.

And as there has been vocal opposition from Telegraph and McFarland’s Down residents, it only seemed fair to meet with them, too, he says.

Andy says no decision has been taken about the site and the session will outline the pros and cons of using Pendrathen.

Andy accepts that, if there is significant community and political opposition to that site, then gaining planning consent could be a challenge.

Dr Randolph Hessing says he wants as many locals as possible to attend next Tuesday’s meeting at 6pm in the Council Chambers. He says an 80-name petition has already been submitted to the Council.


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