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Cory Riverside Energy

Section 48, Planning Act 2008

Notice ID: SUT0656785

Notice effective from
13th June 2018 to 13th July 2018

Section 48, Planning Act 2008
Regulation 4 Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009 Proposed Riverside Energy Park
Notice of Proposed Application for a Development Consent Order
Cory Environmental Holdings Limited (trading as Cory Riverside Energy) ('the Applicant') of 2 Cold bath Square, London, EC1R 5HL (company number 05360864), intends to make an application ('the Proposed Application') to the Secretary of State under Section 37 of the Planning Act 2008 ('the 2008 Act') for a Development Consent Order ('DCO') authorising the construction, operation and maintenance of an integrated energy park, known as Riverside Energy Park, at Norman Road in Belvedere in the London Borough of Bexley and an Electrical Connection to the Littlebrook substation located in the Borough of Dartford ('the Proposed Development').
The Proposed Development would comprise:
? the Riverside Energy Park, located to the north of Belvedere off Norman Road;

? the Electrical Connection, running underground between the Riverside Energy Park site and the Electrical Connection Point at Littlebrook substation into an existing National Grid building in Dartford;

? the Main Temporary Construction Compounds located to the south of the Riverside Energy Park site and west of Norman Road; and

? Other Cable Route Temporary Construction Compounds required to support the construction of the chosen Electrical Connection route.

The primary components of the Riverside Energy Park, with a nominal rated electrical output of up to 96 MWe, comprise:
? an Energy Recovery Facility (ERF);

? an Anaerobic Digestion facility; ¦ a Solar Photovoltaic Installation;

? Battery Storage; and

? Enabling infrastructure for Combined Heat and Power to the site boundary to provide for potential future local district heating pipe connection.

The Proposed Application will also seek authorisation for the compulsory acquisition of interests in and rights over land, the temporary use of land and the overriding of easements and other rights.
Consultation leaflet
The Applicant is consulting on the Proposed Application and has prepared a leaflet summarising the project. The consultation leaflet is available between 18th June and 30th July 2018 as follows:
1. to view on the project website (;

2. to take away free of charge from the document inspection locations as listed in this notice; and

3. to take away free of charge from the public exhibition events as listed in this notice.

For more details of the consultation please see the Riverside Energy Park Statement of Community Consultation (available to view on the project website) or contact the Applicant using the contact details at the end of this notice.
Preliminary Environmental Information
The Proposed Development is 'EIA Development' for the purposes of the Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017. The Proposed Application will therefore be accompanied by an Environmental Statement containing information about the likely significant environmental effects, both positive and negative, of the Proposed Development.
Information compiled so far about the likely significant environmental effects of the Proposed Development is set out for consultation in a Preliminary Environmental Information Report ('the PEIR') and summarised in a non-technical summary of the PEIR.
The PEIR together with plans, maps and other documents, which show the nature and location of the Proposed Development ('the consultation documents') are available for Inspection free of charge from 18th June to 30th July 2018:
? on the project website at; and

? at the locations and times set out in the following table (opening days and times may be subject to change): Document inspection locations

Venue name and location Opening times

Upper Belvedere Community Library Monday 09.30-13.00

Woolwich Road, Upper Belvedere, DA17 5EQ We^sXlsUl^.SO

Thursday CLOSED
Friday 09.30-17.30
Saturday 09.30-14.30
__Sunday CLOSED_
London Borough of Bexley Civic Offices Monday 09.00-17.00

2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7AT we^sday S£ow°7.00

Thursday 09.00-17.00
Friday 09.00-17.00
Saturday CLOSED
Dartford Library Monday 08.30-18.00

Central Park, Market Street, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1EU we^ay ^30°8.00

Thursday 08.30-20.00
Friday 08.30-18.00
Saturday 09.00-17.00
__Sunday CLOSED_
The consultation documents will also be available to view free of charge at public exhibitions, which will be held by the Applicant between 6th July and 12th July 2018. Members of the project team will be available at each event to answer questions about the Proposed Application and the consultation. The exhibition events are taking place at the following locations and times (opening days and times may be subject to change):
Friday 6th July
9am -
4pm -
Saturday 7th July
Sam -
3pm -
Tuesday 10th July
4pm -
Thursday 12th July
9am -
4pm -
Belvedere Community Centre, Mitchell Close, Belvedere, DA17 6AA
Slade Green and Howbury Community Centre, Chrome Road, DA8 2EL
Belvedere Community Centre, Mitchell Close, Belvedere, DA17 6AA
The Leigh University Technical College, Brunei Way, DA1 5TF
Slade Green and Howbury Community Centre, Chrome Road, DA8 2EL
The Dartford Bridge Learning & Community Campus, Birdwood Avenue, DA1 5GB
Belvedere Community Centre, Mitchell Close, Belvedere, DA17 6AA
Electronic or hard copies of the consultation documents can be ordered using the contact details set out at the end of this notice. A reasonable copying charge may apply up to a maximum of £250 for the full set of documents and £10 for an electronic copy on CD or USB.
Responding to the consultation
The consultation leaflet and the project website ( explain the specific topics on which the Applicant is seeking feedback. Consultees are not however restricted to commenting on these issues, and the Applicant welcomes feedback on any aspect of the Proposed Development.
Responses can be made in the following ways:
Website: by completing a comments form on the project website at
Email: by email to
The Applicant will have regard to all consultation responses before submitting its application for development consent to the Secretary of State.
Copies of your comments may be made available to the Planning Inspectorate, the Secretary of State and other relevant statutory authorities so that your comments can be noted. Personal details are not placed on the public record and will be kept confidential. Your personal details will be held securely by the Applicant and any appointed agent of the Applicant in accordance with data protection legislation and will be used solely in connection with the consultation process and the Proposed Application. Your personal details will not be passed to any third parties except as noted above. Respondents do not have to provide any personal information, but this information will help the Applicant to understand the range of responses, and to provide updates about the project and the outcome of the consultation.
Please note that the deadline for receipt of consultation responses on the Proposed Application is 5.00pm on 30th July 2018.
Contacting the Applicant
The project website ( contains all relevant information about the consultation and the Proposed Application.
If you have any questions about the consultation, Proposed Application or wish to request copies of any of the consultation documents, please contact the Applicant using the details below.
Phone: 0330 838 4254


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