Tag Archives: Beddington Lane incinerator

Enforcement officer is sent in over neglect of wildlife reserve

A south London council has been forced to appoint an enforcement officer to check on the environmental work which Viridor is supposed to be doing at Beddington Farmlands. The appointment comes more than two years after the Local Government Ombudsman … Continue reading

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Local contractors hit as Viridor incinerator builders go bust

Our Sutton reporter, BELLE MONT, on the business collapse of the construction firm working on a £250m project at Beddington Lane The construction firm which has been leading on the £250million build of the Viridor incinerator at Beddington Lane has … Continue reading

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‘Incinerator is option of last resort’ says Assembly chair

An environment report from the London Assembly this week says that the capital needs to reduce the amount of rubbish it is incinerating – just as Beddington is about to fire up a vast waste incinerator that was given clearance … Continue reading

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Sutton’s LibDems start campaigning on their green credentials

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on an outbreak of leafleting in Beddington by the LibDems, who somehow have forgotten to mention their industrial scale incinerator Sutton’s polluting, thieving and cage-fighting Liberal Democrat councillors and ex-councillors have swung into action, with … Continue reading

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Two men and a digger: slow going on closed Beddington Lane

Are Conways, who are widening Beddington Lane to make it easier for the thousands of rubbish-laden HGVs to reach the Viridor incinerator, staging a go-slow? How can a major road be closed and the contractors not work on Saturday and … Continue reading

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Sutton LibDems facing serious challenge for council control

BELLE MONT reports from Sutton, where the local Labour party is sounding confident of establishing a foothold on the Liberal Democrat-dominated council After 28 years of effectively a one-party state dominating their local council, Labour thinks it has a chance … Continue reading

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Mayor’s recycling targets go up in smoke at Beddington

London will edge ever closer to burning 50 per cent of its waste when the Beddington Lane incinerator, operated by Viridor, fires up in anger next year. That’s according to figures from London Assembly Member Caroline Russell, whose question to … Continue reading

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