Hills Quarry Products’ application for a sand and gravel quarry at the old airfield near Down Ampney has been granted permission by Gloucestershire County Council.

“The approval will ensure ongoing mineral supply to fuel continued economic stability and growth, both locally and nationally,” the company have said.  

Peter Andrew, group director, Hills Quarry Products, added: “I am delighted that our detailed proposals, which include wide-ranging environmental considerations, have been approved.”

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