Aggregates safeguarding map of South-East Wales
British Geological Survey. 2012 Aggregates safeguarding map of South-East Wales. OR/12/025. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey.Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
Aggregates Safeguarding Map of Wales - As mineral resources are finite and are not evenly distributed, knowledge about their whereabouts is essential for making effective and sustainable planning decisions that consider the needs of future generations. Access to mineral resources can be prevented or restricted (sterilised) by non-mineral development and the process of ‘mineral safeguarding’ ensures that this does not occur unnecessarily when planning applications are determined. An effective safeguarding system requires the adoption of ‘mineral safeguarding areas’ and the adoption of suitable policies through which development is managed in these areas. The aggregates safeguarding maps have been compiled to assist Mineral Planning Authorities (MPAs) in the delineation of aggregates safeguarding areas in Local Development Plans.
|Item Type:||Publication - Map|
|Programmes:||BGS Programmes 2010 > Minerals and waste|
|Geographical Extent:||South East Wales|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Earth Sciences
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|Date made live:||01 Nov 2012 13:43|
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