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Information for Seven Brethren industrial estate, next to the River Taw, Barnstaple

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: South West
Planning Sub-Region: Devon
Operator: South West Devon Waste Partnership, made up of Plymouth City, Torbay and Devon County Councils
Capacity: 60,000
Campaign Group(s): Devon Residents Against Incineration (DRAIN)
Notes: Finally abandoned in 2009 [Source]. "Devon County Council have ‘mothballed’ plans to build an incinerator at Seven Brethren Bank, Barnstaple" [Source]. "The £39.3 million rubbish-burner project is to be shelved due to set-backs to other planned developments at Seven Brethren, as well as questions surrounding the size of the plant." [Source]. (Entry updated 2011-06-30)