Newbury Weekly News - Victorious campaigners prepared for Chieveley incinerator appeal

Thursday 19th April 2012

Victorious campaigners prepared for Chieveley incinerator appeal

NEARLY 15 months of tireless campaigning has paid off for those fighting plans to build an incinerator in Chieveley, after West Berkshire Council deemed the proposals wrong and potentially harmful to the area.

The proposed energy from waste facility, with 74m high flue stacks and two plans capable of processing 350,000 tonnes of industrial and household waste a year, was rejected by the council, and now Grundon must seek approval from the Government if it is to build the plant at the 20 hectare plot in Old Kiln Quarry, near Junction 13 of the M4.

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