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August 22, 2013

Next steps for Beddington ERF

Viridor welcomes the Deputy Mayor of London’s judgment to allow the London Borough of Sutton’s decision to approve the construction of our proposed Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Beddington to stand. Ian John, Head of Planning at Viridor, said: “Today’s decision builds on the approval of the London Borough of Sutton and is another important

August 21, 2013

Fire at Bredbury, not Viridor

Viridor can confirm that the reported fire at Bredbury, Stockport, Greater Manchester  is NOT our facility but a neighbouring facility. The facility is experiencing disruption to services please check for updates.

August 14, 2013

Open day at Ardley landfill

Viridor is giving local residents the opportunity to see first-hand how waste is safely disposed of in landfill and how energy is generated from it on 13 September as part of a Heritage Open Days event organised by English Heritage. Heritage Open Days celebrates England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to places

August 8, 2013

Performance in line with expectations

Pennon Group plc, Viridor’s parent company, has today (8 August) released its Interim Management Statement. The overall financial performance of Pennon Group since 31 March 2013 remains in line with management expectations. Pennon Group plc, a FTSE 250 company which owns Viridor and South West Water Ltd has assets of around £4.7 billion and a workforce

August 5, 2013

Solar Park Planning Application

Viridor announced today that is has submitted a Planning Application for a Solar Park on its closed landfill site at Westbury. Westbury Landfill Site took its last volumes of waste in 2004 and it is now fully restored to grassland. As with all landfill sites, Westbury landfill was filled with waste on a phased basis.  

New chief executive appointed

Today (5 August) Pennon Group Plc announced the appointment of Ian McAulay as Chief Executive of Viridor and Executive Director of Pennon Group with effect from 9 September 2013. Ian’s appointment is the result of a robust and thorough recruitment and selection process led by Ken Harvey, Pennon Group’s Chairman and supported by the Group’s


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