Elswick, Lancashire


Cuadrilla’s Elswick site in Lancashire. Photo: Cuadrilla Resources

Key facts

Last updated 13/1/2020

Address: Off Roseacre Road, Elswick, Preston PR4 3XD

Planning application: Submitted 9 January 2020 for another five years at the site.

Operator: Cuadrilla Elswick

Licence: EXL269

Status: Application for retention submitted but not published.


Last updated 13/5/2020

31 January 2020

“Suspicion” at Cuadrilla’s gas plans for Elswick. Details

13 January 2020

Cuadrilla seeks consent to retain Elswick gas site. Details

9 January 2020

Cuadrilla confirms it has submitted an application to retain the site for a further five years. Details

April 2013

Advertising Standards Authority rules that Cuadrilla breached its code over comments on fracking at Elswick in a community newsletter

January 2010

Elswick-1 sold to Cuadrilla Resources by Warwick Energy


Elswick gas field commissioned


Elswick-1 gas well completed and stimulated by Independent Energy