UK Fracking Map

The map below shows the areas of the UK currently licensed and under consideration for licensing. Enter your postcode and see if your neighbourhood is at risk from fracking.

The data for Groundwater Source Protection Zones is from the Environment Agency, licensed under a non-commercial EA licence. © Environment Agency copyright and/or database right 2014. All rights reserved. 

The data for National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty is from Natural England and Natural Resources Wales, licensed under Open Government Licence.

The data for current and future fracking licenses is from the Department of Energy and Climate Change, licensed under an Open Government Licence.

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Summary of areas considered prospective for oil in the Jurassic shale units in relation to the urban areas of southern Britain, from British Geological Society report: 'The Jurassic shales of the Weald Basin: geology and shale oil and shale gas resource estimation' © Crown copyright.

The South Downs and New Forest National Parks are indicated in pale orange; Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are shown in pale green.

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