Application submitted for more testing at Horse Hill

Horse Hill Developments Ltd has submitted its application for further testing and drilling at Horse Hill.

The application is for “The retention of the existing exploratory well site and vehicular access onto Horse Hill; the appraisal and further flow testing of the existing borehole (Horse Hill-1) for hydrocarbons, including the drilling of a (deviated) sidetrack well and flow testing for hydrocarbons; installation of a second well cellar and drilling a second (deviated) borehole (Horse Hill-2) and flow testing for hydrocarbons; erection of security fencing on an extended site area; erection of acoustic/light barrier; modifications to the internal access track; installation of plant, cabins and equipment, all on some 2.08ha, for a temporary period of three years, with restoration to agriculture and woodland.”

Read a summary of key points from the 62 documents on the Drill or Drop website

Have your say

You can find all the application documents, and submit your comments, on the Surrey County Council website

The application documents and plans should also be available for public inspection at Reigate Town Hall. Please telephone the Planning Service before travelling to ensure the documents are available. The address is:

Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
Town Hall
Castlefield Road
Reigate Surrey

The public consultation end date is 12 December 2016 – though the Council will normally take account of comments received up to the date the decision is made.

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