Proposed site of Highthorn open-cast mine

Banks Mining plans to extract at least 3m tonnes of coal from the 325-hectare site over a seven-year period

Low Hauxley

A1

Felton

North Sea

Druridge

Bay

Druridge

Widdrington

Cresswell

Lynemouth

Ashington

5 km

5 miles

Low Hauxley

A1

Rothbury

Felton

A679

Druridge Bay

Druridge

Widdrington

Coldrife

Proposed site of Highthorn open-cast mine

Banks Mining plans to extract at least 3m tonnes of coal from the 325-hectare site over a seven-year period

Cresswell

Lynemouth

Ashington

North Sea

Morpeth

5 km

5 miles