In order to ensure that the most up-to-date data is accessible for members of the public, the individual PDF plans showing high and low risk areas, specific risks and surface coal resources are no longer available.
Coal Mining Specific Risk Plan
The Development High Risk Area contains 8 coal mining risks.
These specific risks are:
Mine Entries with potential zone of influence
Past Surface Hazards
Past Shallow Coal Mine Workings
Probable Shallow Coal Mine Workings
Geological features (fissures and break lines)
Workable Coal Seam Outcrops
Surface (Opencast) Mining
Surface Coal Resource Plan
This plan illustrates the areas of Surface Coal Resources within each Local Planning Authority (LPA) administrative area. There is a need to ensure that mineral resources are not needlessly sterilised by new surface development. If LPAs fail to safeguard these resources, this may leave insufficient supplies for future generations.
Coal Authority planning and local authority liaison team