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Piperhill is a former opencast coal mine site located in East Ayrshire, 2km east of Sinclairston. Piperhill is located on the shoulder slopes between North Kyle Forest to the south and extensive lowland pastures to the north.

Our management objectives for Piperhill focus on new woodland creation, sustainable timber production, enhancing biodiversity, and improving recreational access.

Community Consultation

As we were unable to hold community engagement events in the local area due to the COVID-19 situation, an online community consultation was held in mid 2020.

Introductory video

Timeline

  • Site surveys and development of draft plan │ January – April 2020
  • Public consultation │ May 2020
  • Development of final plan │ June 2020
  • Submit to Scottish Forestry │ July 2020

Documents and maps

 

Get in touch

If you would like further information or have any questions, please contact:

Nick Hill, Woodland Creation Forester
Forestry and Land Scotland
Five Sisters House
Five Sisters Business Park
West Calder
EH55 8PN
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