Local authority: Newcastle City Council and Northumberland County Council
Postcode of nearby property: NE13 6DA
Site status: Operational
Site area: 244 hectares
Amount of coal to be recovered: 3.4 million tonnes
Other minerals to be recovered: c200,000 tonnes of fireclay
Site duration: Programmed for completion 2021
Jobs: Around 40 jobs directly supported
Traffic movements: 85 loaded lorries per working day
Restoration: Historic parkland as part of Delhi, works to Serpentine Lake, improved access to Blagdon Park
Community Engagement: A Brenkley Lane liaison committee has been established, please contact us for more information

Brenkley Lane surface mine is an operational site which lies between Newcastle City Council and Northumberland City Council. Banks Mining started extracting coal from this site in 2010.  The site covers around 244 hectares of land. There is approximately 3.4 million tonnes of coal to be recovered and the site supports over 40 jobs directly.

The Brenkley Lane site has a dedicated community benefits fund specifically targeted at areas surrounding the site. To apply for a grant please click here for an application form.

Shotton & Brenkley Lane Community Update, August 2015
Brenkley Lane Non Technical Summary Update, June 2009

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