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Information for Tees Valley ERF, Former SSI steelworks site, South Tees Development Corporation area, Redcar

Status: Potential
Planning Region: North East
Planning Sub-Region: Redcar and Cleveland
Operator: Proposed by Newcastle, Durham, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton, Redcar and Cleveland councils
Capacity: 450,000
Campaign Group(s): Newcastle Green Party
Notes: In July 2020, it was reported that a coallition of Local Authorities were looking to progress a joint project to build an incinerator [Source, Source]. According to a July 2020 procurement notice: "Hartlepool Borough Council is procuring a solution for the design, build, financing, commissioning, testing and operation of an ERF [incinerator] on behalf of itself and six other neighbouring local authorities...The Councils' intention is to award a contract to the successful contractor in December 2021 for a 29 year term (including 3-4 years construction phase and at least 25 years operational phase) with an option to extend up to a further 11 years." [Source]. (Entry updated 2020-08-12)

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Please be aware: There is always room for improvement, so please send updates to 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.