The autumn has seen continued concreting works, with the construction of the turbine hall by continuous concrete pouring (slip forming), as well as the formation of the retaining walls for the building that will house the incinerator bottom ash processing. The last section of concrete floor in the area of the combustion grate and boiler has now been completed, with foundation works for the electricity substation and transformer near completion.Read More
While below ground concrete works continued during the summer months, September saw the buildings start to emerge above ground, with the concrete bunker walls appearing almost overnight. The first elements of the steel frame construction - the supports for the turbine hall – have now been erected, which signals the start of the main process plant installation, and construction of the administration block/visitor centre.Read More
We brought piling rigs back on to site in May to undertake further foundation piling, mainly in the area of the waste bunker. Work can now progress to excavate the main bunker down to 14 metres below ground level.Read More
As of 1st April, we’ve almost completed our work below ground to prepare the site’s foundations. The first phase of foundation piling and excavation is ongoing, as the boiler house is excavated and the waste storage bunker groundwork continues to take shape. All of the concrete works, including the capping beams which sit above the piles, will offer support and strength for the main process plant and buildings of the Facility once complete.Read More
On 7th November, we announced that major construction works were underway. This was heralded by the arrival of piling equipment on site, to install the piled foundations to support major buildings, process equipment and the waste bunker.Read More
Major construction work at Gloucestershire’s new Energy from Waste facility is now underway. Piling equipment has arrived on site to install piled foundations to support the major buildings, process equipment and waste bunker. Other site preparation work continues, with construction of the site access road being completed in the next couple of weeks and the temporary construction compound area by the end of the year.Read More
Urbaser Balfour Beatty begin site preparation works at Javelin Park. The company is under contract and working with Gloucestershire County Council to build and operate the Energy from Waste facility. The facility will treat 190,000 tonnes of residual waste and generate 14.5 MW electricity for export.Read More
In January 2015, Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB) secured planning permission to construct the Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facility at Javelin Park in Gloucestershire. Once operational, the Javelin Park facility will process up to 190,000 tonnes of residual household waste per year from Gloucestershire and generate 116,000 megawatt hours of electricity annually - enough to power approximately 26,000 homes - significantly increasing the county’s renewable energy production.Read More
Javier Peiro, project director for Urbaser Balfour Beatty, said “We welcome the start of the public inquiry as part of our planning appeal for the proposed Energy from Waste facility at Javelin Park.”Read More
Javier Peiro, Project Director for Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB), said: “UBB is disappointed by the decision made by Gloucestershire’s Planning Committee today. UBB remains contracted to dispose of Gloucestershire’s residual waste and in light of this decision we are considering our options.Read More
Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB) welcomed the BBC Inside Out West coverage of the proposal for an Energy from Waste facility at Javelin Park, aired on Monday 7 January 2013.
With the potential to save Gloucestershire County Council and its taxpayers £190m over 25 years, providing enough electricity for 25,000 homes and diverting many thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill, the Javelin Park project is an important issue for the county.Read More
A lot of information has been published recently about the proposed Energy from Waste facility at the Javelin Park site, Junction 12 of the M5. Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB), who has been charged with the delivery of the Gloucestershire Residual Waste Project, is concerned about the level of misinformation and inaccuracies that are making headlines.Read More
GLOSVAIN has recently published a number of documents which contain inaccuracies and misunderstandings about the impact of incineration plants in general, and the proposed Javelin Park plant in particular, on air quality and health.Read More
The proposed energy from waste facility at Javelin Park will provide an alternative to landfill for the household waste generated in Gloucestershire. Energy from waste technology has the ability to recover the most value from the rubbish we throw away, through recycling and the generation of heat and power.Read More
Gloucestershire took a step forward towards zero waste to landfill this week when Urbaser Balfour Beatty submitted its planning application for an energy-from-waste facility at Javelin Park, Haresfield, near junction 12 of the M5 motorway.Read More
Urbaser Balfour Beatty is celebrating after it was named Preferred Bidder last week by Gloucestershire County Council for its 25 year contract to design, build and operate an energy-from-waste facility at Javelin Park, Haresfield near Junction 12 of the M5.Read More
Urbaser Balfour Beatty has been chosen to lead on Gloucestershire’s residual project which will divert waste from landfill and save millions of pounds.
Today, Cabinet agreed to go with Urbaser Balfour Beatty to provide a sustainable, environmentally sound and affordable solution for dealing with Gloucestershire’s waste.Read More
A second public exhibition is being held at Javelin Park for people to find out more about the waste facility proposed for the site.
Gloucestershire County Council is looking for an alternative solution to landfilling its residual waste - that's the waste left over when we have reduced, reused, recycled and composted all we can.Read More