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Information for Former Salt Works (New Cheshire Business Park), Wincham Lane, Northwich

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: North West
Planning Sub-Region: Cheshire
Operator: ReSource Recovery Solutions (partnership between United Utilities and Interserve)
Capacity: 187,000
Campaign Group(s): CHeshire Anti-Incinerator Network (CHAIN) and Residents Against INcineration (RAIN) and Stop Incineration In Disguise (SID)
Notes: Cheshire West and Chester Council recommended that the plans be dropped in January 2012 as the scheme is "no longer an affordable option and the loss of strategic funding has left us with no alternative but to discontinue" [Source]. The site was proposed by Viridor who were front-runners for a waste contract, but In June 2011 Cheshire West and Chester and Cheshire East councils failed in their attempt to overturn the Government’s October 2010 decision to withdraw PFI funding for the project [Source, Source]. (Entry updated 2012-02-10)