Land At Roseacre Wood (North West) (Lancashire)

Update April 2016 – Cuadrilla have appealed the planning decision on this site. The result of the appeal will be announced some time after 4th July 2016.

Find out more about Cuadrillas plans: NEW LANCASHIRE THREAT: CUADRILLA`S FRACKING PLANS

Cuadrilla Resources fracking plans for this site were refused by Lancashire County Council. This decision was the subject of a planning inquiry in February 2016 and has implications for the whole of the UK and Ireland. Read more…

If approved this application will allow the first use of high volume hydraulic fracturing for shale gas in the UK since Cuadrilla’s first frack at Preese Hall in Lancashire in 2011, which caused earthquakes.¬†Cuadrilla have stated that if they get permission they will start work immediately.

Land At Roseacre Wood, Off Roseacre Lane, Roseacre, Elswick, Nr Kirkham

Planning Applications

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Licensee Planning ID Notes Submitted Decision Status Consultation
Cuadrilla ResourcesLCC/2014/0020Scoping Opinion For Environmental Statement To Accompany Application For Construction Of A Well Pad, Drilling And Hydraulic Fracturing Of Four Exploratory Boreholes, Testing Procedures And Restoration Of Site02/04/201411/03/2014ExpiredClosed
Cuadrilla ResourcesLCC/2014/0101Construction And Operation Of A Site For Drilling Up To Four Exploratory Wells, Hydraulic Fracturing Of The Wells, Testing For Hydrocarbons, Abandonment Of The Wells And Restoration, Including Provision Of Access Roads And Improvement Of Accesses Onto The Highway, Security Fencing, Lighting And Other Uses Ancillary To The Exploration Activities, Including The Construction Of A Pipeline And A Connection To The Gas Grid Network And Associated Infrastructure To Land West, North And East Of Roseacre Wood And Between Roseacre Road, Roseacre And Inskip Road, Wharles17/06/201430/04/2015RejectedClosed
Cuadrilla ResourcesLCC/2014/0102Monitoring works in a 4km radius of the proposed Roseacre Wood site, off Roseacre Road and Inskip Road, Roseacre and Wharles, Preston.17/06/201430/04/2015GrantedClosed
Cuadrilla ResourcesAPP/Q2371/W/15/3130924Appeal of conditions on monitoring works in a 4km radius of the proposed Roseacre Wood site, off Roseacre Road and Inskip Road, Roseacre and Wharles, Preston.13/08/2015TBAAppealOBJECTION GUIDANCE

Environmental Permits

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Licensee Permit ID Notes Comments open Comments deadline Status Consultation
Cuadrilla ResourcesEPR/BB3800FQ/A001Application from Cuadrilla Elswick Limited for an environmental permit for the management of mining waste involving waste facilities, the flaring of gas in plant with a capacity of over 10 tonnes per day at Roseacre Wood Exploration Site, Roseacre Road, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4 3UE24/06/201419/08/2014GrantedClosed
Cuadrilla ResourcesEPR/KB3795DQ/A001Application from Cuadrilla Elswick Limited for an environmental permit for the management of naturally occurring radioactive material at Roseacre Wood Exploration Site, Roseacre Road, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4 3UE24/06/201419/08/2014GrantedClosed
Cuadrilla ResourcesEPR/BB3096AQ/A001Application from Cuadrilla Elswick Limited for a groundwater activity at Roseacre Wood Exploration Site, Roseacre Road, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4 3UE24/06/201419/08/2014GrantedClosed