Snibston Colliery, Ashby Road - North West Leicestershire

Buildings, structures, machinery and buried remains of former Snibston Colliery and adjoining railway, built 1832-4 by the engineers George and Robert Stephenson. Leicestershire County Council completed a major scheme of repairs under Scheduled Monument Consent. Schemes for housing development, alongside a revised offer to visitors including cafe facilities and access around the complex, are now underway. Historic England has provided advice and has amended designations.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Snibston colliery
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1018472
    Local Planning Authority:
    North West Leicestershire
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Mining industry site

Location

    Building Name:
    Snibston Colliery
    Street Name:
    Ashby Road
    County:
    Leicestershire
    District / Borough:
    North West Leicestershire
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    North West Leicestershire
    Region:
    Midlands

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Fair
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    E - Under repair or in fair to good repair, but no user identified; or under threat of vacancy with no obvious new user (applicable only to buildings capable of beneficial use)
    Previous Priority:
    E
    Ownership:
    Local authority

Contact Details

Nick Carter 0121 625 6860