26th January 2018

We have been made aware that the planning proposal detailed below is now live and available to view online at the LDNPA planning portal.

7/2018/2011  (Full Planning application)
Dual purpose aerial wire for extraction of stone and tourism use
Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Keswick, CA12 5XN

View the application

We have been invited to consult on the application and now that we are in receipt, we will be assessing as soon as possible. We will not be commenting on the application until we have thoroughly read and assessed the proposal.

We have engaged with the applicants when they have requested and we will be interested to see if our advice has been incorporated into the development of the proposals.

12th January 2018

We are aware that Honister Slate Mine has submitted an application for a new zip wire. We will assess the proposal fully once sumbission has been processed and application is made available for download by the planning authority.

26th April 2017

We are aware that Honister Slate Mine is progressing an application for a new zip wire due to be submitted imminently . We have had pre application discussions with the applicants and their agent. We will assess the proposal fully once submitted. Given the likely interest in this proposal we intend to make our response available on this website page at the earliest opportunity.