Local residents staged a protest outside the plant in South Street

As you will be aware WH Malcolm have submitted a planning application for the ‘alteration and diversification of existing waste recycling facility to incorporate an Energy Recovery Facility through use of and extension to existing building and with incorporation of an associated flue and infrastructure’ of their existing South Street plant.

More details can be found about the original Planning Advice Note (Oct 2014) and information from the public consultation events (Nov 2014, Mar 2015)  and the full planning application is available on the Council’s online planning website. The deadline for submitting comments is Friday 24 April 2015. The ref no for the application is 15/00549/DC.

Below is an update on the various actions undertaken by the community in order to raise awareness of and object to this major development.

WHMalcolm_RefuseDerivedFuel-photoThe following has been undertaken to ensure that the local residents are aware of this development: