http://europa.eu/ - Gateway to the European Union’s activities, institutions, documents and services.
http://www.communities.gov.uk/ - Website for the Department of Communities and Local Government.
http://www.gos.gov.uk/national/ - Site for accessing information on and websites of regional government offices.
http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/ - Government’s online planning and building regulations resource.
http://www.planning-inspectorate.gov.uk/ - Website of the planning inspectorate.
http://www.rtpi.org.uk/ - Website of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
www.parliament.uk - Houses of Parliament
www.wales.gov.uk - National Assembly for Wales and the Welsh Assembly Government.
www.scotland.gov.uk - Scottish Executive
www.nics.gov.uk - Government of Northern Ireland
http://www.info4local.gov.uk/ - Information website for local government.
Sustainable Development Commission www.sustainable-development.gov.uk
http://www.ruralcommunities.gov.uk/ - Commission for rural communities.
free_downloads/home.html#PLAN - Free downloads on mineral planning available through the BGS.
www.defra.gov.uk -Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
http://www.goodquarry.com/ - Website containing information to minimise the environmental impact of quarrying.
http://www.netregs.gov.uk - Simplified environmental guidance for the industry provided by the environment agency. Minerals industry guidance is here -http://www.netregs.gov.uk/netregs/businesses/62883.aspx
www.english-heritage.org.uk - English Heritage.
www.english-nature.org.uk - English Nature.
www.environment-agency.gov.uk - Environment Agency.
http://www.cpre.org.uk/ - Campaign to Protect Rural England.
http://www.countryside.gov.uk/ - Countryside Agency.
http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/ - Wildlife Trusts.
http://www.woodland-trust.org.uk/ - Woodland Trust.
http://www.rspb.org.uk/ - RSPB website.
http://www.geoconservation.com/ - Geoconservation Commission.
http://www.ukrigs.org.uk/html/ukrigs.php - Website for RIGS groups in the UK.
www.archaeologists.net - Institute of field archaeologists.
www.esrcsocietytoday.ac.uk - Economic and Social Research Council.
http://alsf.defra.gov.uk/ - Homepage for the aggregate levy sustainability fund.
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/default.asp - National statistics office.
http://www.dti.gov.uk - Department of trade and industry.
http://www.cbi.org.uk - Website for the CBI.
current.html - News from the minerals industry in the UK provided by the BGS.
free_downloads/home.html#ME - Free downloads on minerals and the economy available through the BGS.
http://www.bgs.ac.uk/ - Homepage for the British Geological Survey.
- Homepage for the economic minerals program, hosted by the BGS.
- Digital mineral resource maps of the UK available from the BGS.
http://www.qpa.org/ - Quarry Products Association.
http://www.bmapa.org/ - British Marine Aggregate Producers Association.
- British Aggregates Association.
http://www.quarrying.org/ - Institute of quarrying.
quarrying/home.html - List of links to aggregate producers in the UK provided by the British Geological Survey.
uk/home.html - Directory of mines and quarries, a BGS publication providing details on every active quarry in the UK.