Search

Latest News & Events

We Need Your Support

There are just three working days left to visit our Haig office to view the planning documentation and to submit your support for the project.

Read More

Welcome to West Cumbria Mining

  • West Cumbria Mining
  • West Cumbria Mining
  • West Cumbria Mining
  • West Cumbria Mining
  • West Cumbria Mining
Key Project Facts

Key Project Facts

West Cumbria Mining has developed a number of factsheets to provide you with key details and information about our project.

Find out more

What is the plan?

What is the plan?

Since 2014, West Cumbria Mining has been developing plans for the creation of a metallurgical coal mine, known as Woodhouse Colliery, off the coast near Whitehaven in West Cumbria to supply the UK and European steel-making coal market, which currently imports around 45 million tonnes per annum.

Find out more

What it means for West Cumbria

What it means for West Cumbria

Opening a mine brings great opportunities for a local community. These opportunities include direct employment, benefits for local suppliers, skills training for young people and improved infrastructure.

Find out more

Coal for Steel

Coal for Steel

Providing a responsibly mined, high quality, critical raw material to the UK and European steel industry

WCM Sustainability Fund

WCM Sustainability Fund

Our commitment to carbon offsetting is a core part of our Corporate Social Responsibility policy forming a key element of our Sustainability Fund.

Find out more

Aerial Footage

View our project offices and site from above.

Latest News and Events

We Need Your Support

There are just three working days left to visit our Haig office to view the planning documentation and to submit your support for the project.

Read More