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Chat Moss Irlam

Former Mineral Working   

Size: 97ha

Project Contact:
John Peaker on 0161 629 8200
or email  


A former mineral working that is now restored to wetland habitat. 


The site is located approximately 1.2 miles west of Irlam and accessed via Twelve Yard Lane.



Planning permission status

A former peat extraction site that had been operational for decades is now being restored in accordance with the requirements of the planning permission to a variety to wetland habitats. Restoration works commenced in 2017 and was completed in November 2018. 

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