Local authority: Newcastle City Council and Northumberland County Council
Postcode of nearby property: NE13 6DA
Site status: Restored in October 2020 (bridge removal to take place in spring 2021)
Site area: About 244 hectares (ha) or around 603 acres
Worked: 2010 – Present
Mineral extraction is now completed and the site is being restored and landscaped.
Site duration: Completion in 2021
Jobs: Around 40 jobs directly supported
Traffic movements: c85 loaded lorries per working day
Restoration: Historic parkland as part of Delhi, works to Serpentine Lake, improved access to Blagdon Park. To find out more about the restoration record of Banks Mining on the Blagdon Estate, please follow this link.
Community Engagement: A Brenkley Lane liaison committee has been established, please contact us for more information
Brenkley Lane Community Fund: Brenkley Lane has supported many groups surrounding the surface mine.
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