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Information for Greatmoor EfW, Lower Greatmoor Farm, Edgcott, Aylesbury (near Calvert)

Status: Existing
Planning Region: South East
Planning Sub-Region: Buckinghamshire
Operator: FCC (Formerly Waste Recycling Group)
Capacity: 345,000
Campaign Group(s): Buckinghamshire Residents Against Incinerators (BRAINS) and Bucks Environmental Strategy for Treating Waste (BestW)
Notes: The facility was reported to have taken its first waste load in February 2016 and was reported to be fully operational in July 2016 [, Source]. The planning committee resolved to grant permission on 20th April 2012 (ref 11/20000/AWD, submitted February 2011) [Source]. WRG/FCC were named as the preferred bidder in November 2010 for Buckinghamshire County Council’s Waste PFI and included the Aylesbury site in their bid. The 30-year contract to build and operate the facility was awarded to FCC in July 2012 [Source]. Tonnes burned: 291 ktpa (2017); 308 ktpa (2018).(Entry updated 2019-06-06)

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Initial applications received for R1 status: 17 June 2019 (Environment Agency)

Uses data from https://ea.sharefile.com/share/view/sfc08f637d1644668 released by the Environment Agency under the Open Government License

PermitOperatorInstallation nameInstallation addressPermit statusWaste input (000s tonnes per annum)Incinerator typeCalculated R1 valueApplication R1 status grantedSource of data used in R1 calculationsDate R1 application status granted
UP3734HTFCC Recycling (UK) LimitedGreatmoor EFW FacilityGreatmoor EfW, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0QN,Permit issued300Municipal waste0.77YesDesign2011

Waste management for England 2018: Operational (Environment Agency)

Uses data from Waste Data Interrogator 2018 - 2018 Waste Summary Tables for England - Version 2 released by the Environment Agency under the Open Government License

PermitDate PermittedOperator NameSite NameSite AddressFormer Planning RegionFormer Planning Sub-RegionEA AreaTypePermitted Capacity (tonnage)Tonnage Incinerated in 2006Tonnage Incinerated in 2007Tonnage Incinerated in 2008Tonnage Incinerated in 2009Tonnage Incinerated in 2010Tonnage Incinerated in 2011Tonnage Incinerated in 2012Tonnage Incinerated in 2013Tonnage Incinerated in 2014Tonnage Incinerated in 2015Tonnage Incinerated in 2016Tonnage Incinerated in 2017Tonnage Incinerated in 2018Comment
UP3734HT09/05/2012FCC Recycling (UK) LimitedGreatmoor EfWGreatmoor EfW,Edgcott,AYLESBURY,Buckinghamshire HP18 0QNSouth EastBuckinghamshireWest ThamesMunicipal and/or Industrial & Commercial300,000---------272,733267479 291352 307,569

Environment Agency 2018 Pollution Inventory: Substances

Uses data from the Pollution Inventory 2018 released by the Environment Agency under a special license

PermitEA AREA NAMEROUTE NAMESUBSTANCE NAMEREPORTING THRESHOLD (kg)QUANTITY RELEASED (kg)REGULATED INDUSTRY SECTORREGULATED INDUSTRY SUB SECTOR
UP3734HTThamesAirNitrogen oxides (NO and NO2) as NO2100000345,716.50EfWEfW
UP3734HTThamesAirCadmium11.1EfWEfW
UP3734HTThamesAirChromium1010EfWEfW
UP3734HTThamesAirCopper1023.48EfWEfW
UP3734HTThamesAirMercury11.18EfWEfW
UP3734HTThamesAirNickel1013.3EfWEfW
UP3734HTThamesAirChlorine and inorganic chlorine compounds - as HCl1000011,796.50EfWEfW
UP3734HTThamesAirParticulate matter - PM101.00E+033,738.15EfWEfW
UP3734HTThamesAirParticulate matter - PM2.510003,738.15EfWEfW
UP3734HTThamesAirCarbon dioxide10000000262,090,000.00EfWEfW

Annual Performance Report files:

128-AnnualPerformanceReport-2018.pdf

Permit files:

128-Permit-2012.pdf
128-Permit-2018.pdf

Permit Decision files:

128-PermitDecision-2012.pdf