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Information for Clockhouse Brickworks, Horsham Road, Capel, Dorking

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: South East
Planning Sub-Region: Surrey
Operator: Surrey Waste Management Ltd / Suez Environnement (formerly SITA)
Capacity: 130,000
Campaign Group(s): Guildford Anti-Incinerator Network (GAIN) and Capel Action Group
Notes: At the High Court on Thursday 5 March 2009 Mr Justice Collins formally allowed Capel Parish Council’s claims and ordered all three planning permissions to be quashed; the relevant references to the Clockhouse Brickworks site to be deleted from the adopted Waste Plan; permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal was refused; and Surrey County Council to make an interim payment of £100,000 within 14 days in respect of Capel Parish Council’s legal fees [Source]. "Campaigners have won their legal bid to prevent an incinerator being built in Capel, near Dorking, following a fight which lasted almost a decade" [Source]. Permit BK3697IE issued. (Entry updated 2011-06-30)