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Information for Ardley EFW Plant, Ardley

Status: Existing
Planning Region: South East
Planning Sub-Region: Oxfordshire
Operator: Viridor
Capacity: 326,300
Campaign Group(s): Oxford FoE and Oxford Brookes People and Planet and Ardley Against the Incinerator (AAI)
Notes: Operational. In December 2017 the capacity was increased from 300,000 [Source]. Oxfordshire County Council rejected Viridor’s original application just weeks after selecting the company as preferred bidder. The developer appealed this refusal and also submitted a revised planning application in April 2010 [Source] which was approved in October 2010 [Source]. The Secretary of State issued a "minded-to" letter in December 2010 supporting a grant of permission for the original application, and he decided not to call in the revised application. Permit FP3134GU issued in September 2010 .Tonnes burned: 286 ktpa (2017); 290 (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
FP3134GUViridor Waste Management LtdArdley Energy from Waste FacilityArdley Landfill, Ardley Fields Farm, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX27 7PH,Permit issued300Municipal waste0.84YesDesign1/12/2015

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
FP3134GU27/09/2010Viridor Waste Management LtdArdley EFW PlantArdley Landfill,Ardley Fields Farm,,Ardley,BICESTER,Oxfordshire OX27 7PHSouth EastOxfordshireWest ThamesMunicipal and/or Industrial & Commercial300,000--------61,263285,395304125 286157 290,079

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
FP3134GUThamesAirNitrous oxide1000010,953.00EfWEfW
FP3134GUThamesAirNitrogen oxides (NO and NO2) as NO2100000258,499.00EfWEfW
FP3134GUThamesAirCadmium12.05EfWEfW
FP3134GUThamesAirChromium1053EfWEfW
FP3134GUThamesAirMercury16.73EfWEfW
FP3134GUThamesAirNickel1012.1EfWEfW
FP3134GUThamesAirDioxins and furans (PCDDs/PCDFs) - as ITEQ0.000010EfWEfW
FP3134GUThamesAirCarbon Dioxide From Qualifying Renewable Fuel Sources0143,476,064.00EfWEfW
FP3134GUThamesAirCarbon dioxide10000000239,126,784.00EfWEfW

Annual Performance Report files:

138-AnnualPerformanceReport-2018.pdf