Raisby Hill Quarry

Closes 18 Feb 2020

Opened 18 Oct 2019


Raisby Hill Quarry was notified on 18 October 2019 and is considered to be of special interest for its nationally important geological features: Raisby Hill Quarry exposes the complete sequence of the Raisby Formation of the Upper Permian Magnesian Limestone. This site has been identified as of national importance in the Geological Conservation Review. 


We recommend you read more about the changes to the Raisby Hill Quarry SSSI which are described (with maps) in the notification document in the related documents section. 


You can submit your views via an online survey, by email or post.

Why We Are Consulting

Natural England has revised the previous notification made in 1991 and we are now seeking views on changes to the notification of Raisby Hill Quarry SSSI under Sections 28A, 28B and 28D under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, for the following:


 • notification is varied under Section 28A

 • notification of additional land under Section 28B

 • proposed de-notification of part of Raisby Hill Quarry SSSI under Section 28D.

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