Latest Applications

Solar farm approved at former quarry and landfill site

Kent County Council has approved plans for a ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) array at the former Offham landfill site.

Trial period of night working extended for new owner

Hampshire County Council has allowed an extension to a trial period for the importation of road planings and the exportation of a single waste container...

Importation of fill for agricultural improvement approved in north-east England

Sunderland City Council has approved proposals to improve 1.4-hectares of agricultural grazing land in the Tyne and Wear green belt through the importation...

Green light for Peel's second plastic waste to hydrogen plant

Plans by Peel NRE for a £20m facility in West Dunbartonshire to turn waste plastic into hydrogen and support the UK's energy transition to net zero have...

Recycled glass plant approved in south Wales

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council has unanimously resolved to grant permission for a £390m glass container manufacturing facility which uses recycled...

Latest Comment

Karen Jones

Ruling shows effective mitigation cannot simply be assumed in planning decisions

How comprehensive must a remediation scheme be when redeveloping contaminated land was considered by the High Court in a case challenging a decision to...

Ruth Amundson, editor, Waste Planning

The planning system is key to the levelling up agenda

The government's levelling up white paper was published on 2 February. The programme aims to boost productivity and living standards, improve public services,...

Karen Jones, partner, Blandy & Blandy

When do developers need to get their hands dirty with contaminated land?

Development of potentially contaminated land can often be a challenging exercise for developers and investors.

Latest Appeals

Variation of quarry restoration contours turned down on appeal

An appeal against refusal of an application seeking changes to final landfill restoration contours as part of the development of an employment park at...