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Information for Rivenhall Airfield, Coggeshall Road (Braintree)

Status: Potential
Planning Region: East of England
Planning Sub-Region: Essex
Operator: Golder Associates/Gent Fairhead
Capacity: 595,000
Campaign Group(s): Parishes Against Incineration (PAIN), No Essex Incinerator and Essex and Colchester FoE / Eastern Green Party
Notes: Incinerator for municipal and C&I RDF and paper pulp granted planning permission in March 2010 after a public inquiry [Source]. Application to allow for a maximum of 595,000 capacity applied for in August 2015 and approved in February 2016 (ref ESS/34/15/BTE). Allocated Round One Contracts for Difference funding in February 2015 [Source]. In April 2015 permission was granted by Essex County Council for the facility to take SRF/RDF from further afield [Source]. An environmental permit application was made in November 2015 (EPR/KP3035RY/A001), with Schedule 5 notices issues by the Environment Agency in March 2016 and July 2016, and refused in December 2016 [Source]. Consultation on draft revised permit announced in March 2017 with stack height increased to 58 metres [EPR/FP3335YU/A001]. Planning application to increase stack height to 58 metres submitted in July 2017 [ESS/36/17/BTE]. Environmental permit issued in September 2017 [Source] (Entry updated 2017-09-14)

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Waste management for England 2018: Non-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

PermitOperator NameSite NameSite AddressFormer Planning RegionFormer Planning Sub-RegionEA AreaTypePermitted Capacity (tonnes)Comment
FP3335YUGent Fairhead & Co LimitedRivenhall Integrated Waste Management FacilityRivenhall Airfield, Woodhouse Lane, Kelvedon, Colchester, Essex , CO5 9DF,East of EnglandEssexEssex Norfolk and SuffolkMunicipal and/or Industrial & Commercial595,000Permitted 2017 - preconstruction

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