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Controversial new public road will allow Hanson Cement in Ketton to continue operating for 15 years




A new public road has opened that will allow Hanson Cement in Ketton to continue operating for another 15 years, preserving jobs and the local economy.

Running between Wytchley Warren Farm and Wytchley House, it swings north of the current Empingham Road, which will soon be permanently closed.

The new kilometre-long stretch, funded by the company to the tune of £7m, will allow access to new areas of the limestone quarry - a favourite spot for Jurassic fossil hunters across the UK.


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