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Information for Old Kiln Quarry, Oxford Rd, Chieveley, Newbury

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: South East
Planning Sub-Region: West Berkshire
Operator: Grundon
Capacity: 250,000
Campaign Group(s): West Berkshire Against Grundon Incinerator (WBAGI)
Notes: Grundon announced in November 2012 that they had walked away from plans for the incinerator [Source, Source]. Planning application submitted in December 2011 and refused in April 2012, with the refusal not being appealed by Grundon [Source] (ref 11/02644/COMIND). The Highways Agency had said that the application should be refused because access would be via a motorway service area. The site "is within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is due to be restored to agricultural land and woodland under the terms of the existing planning permission" [Source]. Capacity reduced by 100,000 tonnes "in response to local opposition" in October 2011. (Entry updated 2012-11-27)

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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.