Incinerator plans withdrawn

Wealden Brickworks.  GV of Wealden Brickworks were there are plans for a controversal waste incinerator site.  Langhurstwood Road, North Horsham,  Picture : Liz Pearce 12/10/2016 LP1601111 SUS-161210-150015008
Wealden Brickworks. GV of Wealden Brickworks were there are plans for a controversal waste incinerator site. Langhurstwood Road, North Horsham, Picture : Liz Pearce 12/10/2016 LP1601111 SUS-161210-150015008

Plans for an incinerator north of Horsham have been withdrawn.

Britaniacrest is looking to build a recycling, recovery and renewable energy facility off Langhurstwood Road.

A planning application was due to be discussed by West Sussex County Council’s Planning Committee next Tuesday (July 18), with officers recommending refusal.

However the waste management company has now decided to withdraw the application and it has been pulled from the meeting’s agenda.

An email from its agents to the county council said: “We should like to be given the opportunity of thoroughly reviewing your concerns to establish whether we can do more to overcome these challenges.

“We feel there is scope to reach an amicable solution by looking at the design and other technical issues, and I think a withdrawal and re‐submission at a later date would be a sensible way forward.”

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