british marine aggregate
|Tendering and prospecting
|Licensing and regulation
|Management and control
|The commercial rights to marine sand and gravel resources...... More →
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Regulation and Management
The role of the UK’s marine aggregate industry is to find and extract natural resources for the benefit of the nation as a whole.
To do that, it has to meet rigorous licensing and regulatory requirements.
Commercial licences are granted by The Crown Estate, which owns the seabed to the 12-mile territorial limit and the non-energy mineral rights to the edge of the UK continental shelf.
In this section you can discover more about the licensing process in the UK.