North London Waste Authority’s (NLWA) application for a Development Consent Order to build a new energy recovery facility, and associated development, was approved by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 24 February 2017. The construction work has started in early 2019.
Public Consultation on plans
The consultation with local community and stakeholders included two stages involving 15 public exhibitions, as well as community leaflets to over 28,000 homes, advertisements in the local press, letters to stakeholders and approaching all schools within a 1.5 km radius.
Development Consent Order granted
A Development Consent Order to build a new energy recovery facility, and associated development at Edmonton EcoPark, was approved by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 24 February 2017.
Procurement of the contractors begins
Prepare the Laydown Area and Eastern Acess for the site
Formation of a temporary laydown area to the east of the existing site and improvement works to Lee Park Way
Prepare the Northern Access for the site
Improvement works to Deephams Farm Road, which is north of the site and leads via Ardra Road and Meridian Way.
Drone footage of Edmonton EcoPark
Drone footage taken by Site-Eye that shows the current facility at Edmonton EcoPark.
Prepare the southern area of the site
The new Resource Recovery Facility will be constructed over the existing Angel and Chingford sewers and a diversion of the sewers, including the construction of new manhole access points, is required to maintain access and allow the facility to be constructed over the sewers.
Construction of Resource Recovery Facility and EcoPark House
EcoPark south works to build the flagship centre for increasing recycling know as the Resource Recovery Facility which includes a new public Reuse and Recycling Centre for local residents. The works also include a new education and community centre call EcoPark House.
Construction of the Energy Recovery Facility
Construction of the world-class facility to generate low carbon energy from waste, in the form of heat and power commences.
Prepare the northern area of the site
Demolition and clearance of the existing Bulky Waste Recycling Facility and Fuel Preparation Plant located at the north of the existing facility after operations have moved to the Resources Recovery Facility.
Resource Recovery Facility and EcoPark House construction commissioned
The North London Heat and Power Project is North London Waste Authority’s proposal to build an Energy Recovery Facility with associated buildings and works.
Energy Recovery Facility construction commissioned
The Energy Recovery Facility will be fuelled by up to 700,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste each year, enough to power up to 127,000 homes and providing heat for a district heat network.
Existing plant decommissioned and demolished
Decommissioning, demolition and removal of the existing Energy from Waste plant at Edmonton EcoPark.