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Fews Forest, Friary Road, Armagh, BT60 2HE

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Location of Fews Forest

The subject land is located 10.4 miles south east of Armagh City Centre and 15 miles west of Newry City Centre. The land is accessed by private road from the Friary Road, which runs between the Armagh Road to the south and the Clady Road to the north.

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  • Approximately 44.8 acres
  • Full Planning Permission for use as a quarry with reserves of 7.5 million tonnes
  • Estimated maximum reserves of 9.2 million tonnes


The subject land comprises circa 44.8 acres of land currently planted out as forestry land. The land is of varying topography and is laid out in a rectangular shape.

We understand the site is underlain by Silurian sandstone bedrock commonly described as Greywacke or Gritstone.

We understand there is a 999 year lease in place over a small part of the site on the northern boundary, currently in use as a carpark.



Based on an approximate measurement from Spatial NI: Circa 44.8 acres



The planning permission below exists on the subject land.
**Please note, the planning incorporates the adjoining quarry however the new benches are on the subject land**

55 Friary Road Mowhan Armagh

Consent Reference
LA08/2016/0383/F & LA08/2015/0972/PAN

24 October 2016

12 October 2021

Extension to quarry including consolidation of the existing operational area, provision of an alternative access, landscaping, native species planting and phased restoration.

We note the following key points from the planning permission;
- 3 x 15m benches to a maximum depth of 45 metres
- Annual extraction is totalled at 300,000 tonnes per annum
- Estimated life expectancy of mineral working is 25 years

Interested parties are advised to undertake their own research into the planning consent. Documents can be found on the Planning NI website using the above references.


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Andrew Gawley / Lynn Taylor
T: 02890 501 552 / 02890 501 556
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