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West London Waste Plan

In August 2013, BPP Consulting was commissioned to support six west London boroughs with the preparation of their Waste Local Plan.

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Kent Minerals & Waste Local Plan

In December 2014 BPP Consulting was commissioned to support Kent County Council with the Minerals & Waste Local Plan that had been submitted for examination prior to the lead officer taking early retirement.

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West Sussex Waste Local Plan

In Spring 2012, BPP Consulting was appointed to support West Sussex County Council (WSCC) in the preparation of their Waste Local Plan.

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West Sussex Waste Local Plan – Consultation Programme

BPP Consulting completed a commission from West Sussex County Council to provide support in preparing the West Sussex Waste Local Plan.

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West Sussex Minerals Local Plan

Commissioned in June 2015, BPP Consulting was asked to provide support to ensure that a Draft Minerals Local Plan and accompanying Sustainability Appraisal was completed by December 2015.

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Gloucestershire County Council - Javelin Park Energy from Waste Facility

In 2012, Gloucestershire County Council received a planning application for a large energy-from-waste facility, proposed for land at Javelin Park just off the M5.

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East Sussex South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Plan

In March 2012 Ian Blake lead on a contract with East Sussex County Council (ESCC) to project manage the preparation of the East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Plan.

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Essex Industrial Estates Project

BPP Consulting were commissioned by Essex County Council to prepare an evidence base report which provided an understanding of the practical and deliverability constraints associated with the location.

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Improving Waste Management in Flatted Properties in London -– London Waste and Recycling Board

London has a target of 50% recycling or composting of household collected waste by 2020, as reflected in the Mayor of London’s Municipal Waste Management Strategy and the London Plan.

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AD Facility Planning Feasibility Assessment

BPP Consulting undertook an initial appraisal of a site identified by a developer as the potential location for an anaerobic digestion facility.

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EIA of a proposed Holiday Park development

BPP Consulting was part of the team preparing an Environmental Statement that accompanied the application for development of a holiday park.

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Planning Advisory Service – Waste Planning Workshops

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Planning Advisory Service – Waste Planning Workshops

Planning Advisory Service – Waste Planning Workshops

Develop and deliver training workshops to waste planning authorities concerning the Duty to Cooperate

BPP organised and facilitated interactive workshops for Waste Planning Authorites concerning the Duty to Cooperate. The workshops covered the following areas:

1. Waste management as a strategic issue
Overview of DtC purpose – what is required? What is meaningful engagement etc.?

(With reference to other PAS guidance & Policy context - NPPF, NPPW)
What is it about waste management that makes it strategic?
Is there anything particularly 'special' about waste?
KEY ISSUES

2. Identifying strategic impacts and partners

  • Receiving authorities: Capturing all current flows; Contextualising current data with historical; Predicting future flows
  • Exporting authorities - clarifying intentions
  • Engaging District & Borough Councils in the Waste Plan process
  • Engaging with other entities e.g. Environment Agency, Natural England, LEPs etc.
  • The role of Strategic bodies e.g. former RTABs & Memoranda of Understanding

 

3. Determining what is significant

  • Use of thresholds and defining them

4. View of Inspectors


5. Managing the Paper Chase

  • Targeting contact; template letters; tracking responses & maintaining a DtC record. Producing a DtC statement.

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