Part Of Field West Of Commonwood Farm And South Of Borras Road


The licence, PEDL 187 that covers this site has been withdrawn. Read more…

Decision: 8 October 2014; Approved on Appeal (Five Years)

Mining Waste Permit: 20 January 2016; Issued – View The Permit

The Welsh government has overridden a decision by Wrexham County Borough Council to reject fracking company Dart Energy’s planning application.

The Borras & Holt Community protection camp was established in October 2014. The camp given until midnight on the 21st November to vacate the land. The national eviction team forcibly removed the camp on the 27 November 2014, but a site directly opposite had already been occupied and a new camp is now established there, pictured below.

The camp needs and welcomes community support. Please call in during daylight hours to see what’s needed and to meet some of the people committed to protecting Wrexham from the ravages of Big Gas. More info…

Camp address:
Borras & Holt Community Protection Camp
Borras Rd, Borras Head, Holt,
Wrexham LL13 9TG

Borras & Holt Community Protection Camp Facebook

If you can spare the time – please come and support the camp and the community!

Planning Applications

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Licensee Planning ID Notes Submitted Decision Status Consultation
Dart EnergyP/2013/0660Drilling Of Exploration Borehole (Requiring 24 Hour Operations) To Remove A Core Of Coal For Sampling And Site Restoration Following Cessation Of Drilling Operations. Drilling Operations To Take Approximately 60 Days And A Maximum Of 75 Days20/09/201311/10/2013GrantedClosed

Environmental Permits

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Licensee Permit ID Notes Comments open Comments deadline Status Consultation
Dart EnergyMB3993HUAn environmental permit has been issued for an exploratory oil and gas borehole in Borras.01/01/201405/06/2014GrantedClosed