Newbury Weekly News - Grundon walks away from incinerator plan

Tuesday 27th November 2012

Grundon walks away from incinerator plan

WASTE giant Grundon has hit out at West Berkshire Council and accused it of blocking jobs and millions of pounds of investment for the district after refusing permission to build a waste incinerator in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The waste firm released a statement saying it no longer intended to try and obtain permission for a controversial incinerator at Chieveley and said it was “disappointed” with the council’s refusal of its plan, describing it as a “missed opportunity” which will see it persuing investments in other areas of the UK.

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