The town of Buckfastleigh has opposed and fought this development in our town in all its forms from day one. And we’ve won! The appeal mounted by MVV and Gilpin Demolition against Devon County Council’s Planning Committee decision that refused the development of Whitecleave Quarry has failed. MVV’s and Gilpin Demolition’s proposed development of Whitecleave Quarry will not go ahead. Squashed. Killed. Dead in tracks…

Appeal Ref: APP/J1155/A/12/2185633
Whitecleave Quarry, Plymouth Road/Strode Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 0DQ
• The appeal was made under section 78 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 against a refusal to grant planning permission.
• The appeal was made by MVV Environment Devonport Ltd against the decision of Devon County Council.
• The application Teignbridge District Council Application No:11/02685/DCC, Devon County Council Ref.DCC/3242/2011, dated 8 July 2011, was refused by notice dated 3 May 2012.
• The development proposed is the construction and operation of a materials recovery facility for inert Construction and Demolition Waste and construction and operation of an Incinerator Bottom Ash processing facility together with associated site engineering and infrastructure.



Read the Planning Inspector’s decision here…


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