Coal Mining Legacy in Hyndburn

Further Information

Coal Authority Development Referral and Standing Advice Areas

Maps of Hyndburn showing areas affected by coal resource or historic mining activity.

The Coal Authority – Resources for English Local Planning Authorities

Full information on the risks from historic coal mining.

Is a Coal Mining Risk Assessment needed?

Flow chart to assess when a risk assessment is needed.

Coal Authority Interactive Map Viewer

This map viewer has been produced to enable selected coal mining information to be viewed around your area of interest. This information has been extracted from the national coal mining database, held and maintained by the Coal Authority.

The Coal Authority

The Coal Authority is a statutory consultee for development within the defined coal mining areas under Article 10(j) of the GDPO 1995 (as amended). One of their specific responsibilities is to manage the environmental legacy of coal mining.