Land To The East Of M62


After 223 days of the Barton Moss Fracking Blockade IGas has said it has no plans to return to the site. The company drilled to a depth of 7,0004ft in March 2014. Many people faced charges for trying to stop the drilling, read more…

Permission expires in 25 years or 18 months from the cessation of production testing.

Land To The East Of M62, North Of Barton Moss Road Barton Moss Irlam

Planning Applications

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Licensee Planning ID Notes Submitted Decision Status Consultation
IGas Energy10/58590/FULDrilling of two exploratory boreholes for coal bed methane appraisal and production. The construction of a new access road off Barton Moss Road. The installation of wells, production and power generating facilities and the extraction of coal bed methane and the subsequent restoration of the site.02/02/201017/06/2010GrantedClosed

Environmental Permits

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Licensee Permit ID Notes Comments open Comments deadline Status Consultation
IGas EnergyEPR/AB3709LD/A001Application from Island Gas Limited for an environmental permit for the management of extractive mining waste, resulting from the prospecting for oil and gas at Barton Moss16/09/201317/10/2013GrantedClosed