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Information for Westbridge Depot, James Mill Road

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: East Midlands
Planning Sub-Region: Northampton
Operator: Northampton Borough Council (contractor) / Joint venture between Northamptonshire-based Rolton Group (Rolton Kilbride) and Caring Community Energy Company
Capacity: 200,000 (RDF)
Campaign Group(s): Northampton Green Party and ’No Incinerator in St James’ / No Monster Incineration in Northampton
Notes: In was reported in May 2016 that Rolton Kilbride have delayed their planning application by up to several months [Source]. In November 2014 Northampton Borough Council’s Cabinet voted to sell an option on the land for use as a gasification plant [Source, Source, Source]. It is possible that Northampton Borough Council may decide not to sell the site to Rolton Kilbride which could result in a different site being proposed [Source]. Scoping consultation undertaken by Northamptonshire County Council in April 2016, and is proposed to use the Japanese Kobelco Eco-Solutions fluidised bed gasification technology proposed for WandE [Source] (16/00001/SCO). (Entry updated 2016-09-15)

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Please be aware: There is always room for improvement, so please send updates to coordinator@ukwin.org.uk. Existing Incinerator means a facility that is operational or under construction/commissioning. A Potential Incinerator is a facility where there is a proposal for an incinerator (e.g. planning application or planning consent) or other reason to believe an incinerator might be built/proposed in the future. A Prevented Incinerator is something which used to be a proposal or expected incinerator which we do not believe is currently being progressed (e.g. because the project was cancelled, planning permission refused, or years have gone by since the permission was granted without any progress) - in some cases a facility marked as prevented is being progressed without us being aware or is subsequently revived. Capacity is usually the permitted or maximum advertised capacity of the facility.