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Information for Riverside Energy Park, Norman Road, Belvedere (London Borough of Bexley)

Status: Potential
Planning Region: London
Planning Sub-Region: South East London
Operator: Cory
Capacity: 655,000
Campaign Group(s): Not Another Incinerator In Bexley (NAIIB) / the Greenwich-Bexley Environment Alliance
Notes: Application for an incinerator with a nominal capacity 655ktpa and a maximum throughput of 805ktpa received by the Planning Inspectorate in November 2018 under the National Infrastructure Planning regime [See NIP website]. This facility would be next to the existing Cory incinerator. The DCO was granted in April 2020 [Source], however that decision may be subject to a judicial review brought by the Mayor of London [Source]. (Entry updated 2020-05-29)

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