Dykeside Farm Quarry

Leiths Group has extensive resources provided by subsidiary companies including – Lawrie, Joss, Markon, Ross, and Fyfe Glenrock as well as being part of KPL joint venture, operating Kishorn Port.

Group resources include 14 quarries; 7 asphalt plants and 9 concrete plants.  Supported by around 500 employees and extensive haulage and plant fleets to create an integrated, quality assured materials and construction group, servicing the construction industry across Scotland.

Overall management of the Group Operations is based in Aberdeen.

A Pre-Application Consultation (PAC) is being undertaken, in advance of the submission of a planning application to Moray Council.

Leiths (Scotland) Ltd, the Applicant, is inviting comment from all interested parties. Please contact the applicant via Dalgleish Associates to ensure that your comment is considered in the finalisation of the planning application.


Update – 22nd March 2024:

Pre-Application Consultation Events

The first PAC event was held on 27th February between 3pm-8pm, a summary of the comments raised and initial answers to those queries are provided HERE.

These comments, as well as updated draft drawings for consultation (see below) were displayed during the second PAC event held 19th March 2024 between 3pm and 8pm.

Updated Draft Drawings for Consultation

Development Drawings March 2024
Fig DFQ1.1 General Location Plan
Fig DFQ2.1 Site Location Plan
Fig DFQ2.2 Existing Topography Plan
Fig DFQ3.1A Phase 1A Quarry Development Plan
Fig DFQ3.1B Phase 1B Quarry Development Plan
Fig DFQ3.2A Phase 2A Quarry Development Plan
Fig DFQ3.2B Phase 2B Quarry Development Plan
Fig DFQ3.3A Phase 3A Quarry Development Plan
Fig DFQ3.3B Phase 3B Quarry Development Plan
Fig DFQ3.4A Phase 4A Quarry Development Plan
Fig DFQ3.4B Phase 4B Quarry Development Plan
Fig DFQ3.5 Restoration Plan
Fig DFQ3.6 Cross Sections
Meka Concrete Plant 100M Layout Drawing

Landscape and Visual Drawings March 2024
Fig DFQ4 Zones of Theoretical Visibility
Fig 6.1 Thomshill Photomontage
Fig 6.2 Road Adjacent to Denarii Photomontage
Fig 6.3 Road Adjacent to Moray Archery Club Photomontage

Dust Impact Assessment Plans March 2024
Fig DFQ10.1 Full Windrose
FigDFQ10.2 Dust Sensitive Locations


Screening & Scoping – November 2023

Screening Scoping documents are available here:



Appendix 1 – Preliminary Ecological Appraisal

Appendix 2 – Historic Environment Impact Assessment