Access to Hoghton for 2016 has currently not been granted by the De Hoghton Estate due to concerns about tree safety in the quarry. The BMC has been working with the Estate to attempt to address the concerns raised but negotiations are ongoing and are likely to require legal scrutiny, meaning access is likely to be significantly delayed this year. Any updates will be posted to this page as and when and more information becomes available.
Restrictions apply from
Reason: Nesting Birds
The restrictrion applies to the whole quarry and the progress of the birds will be monitored with restriction dates reviewed if the birds fledge early.