Viridor has welcomed the Mayor's office judgement to allow a waste-burning incinerator in Beddington. Ian John, head of Planning said:
“Today’s decision builds on the approval of the London Borough of Sutton and is another important step towards achieving planning permission and the delivery of next generation infrastructure for South London.
“Working in tandem with waste reduction, reuse, and enhanced recycling, Viridor’s Beddington ERF will play an important role in diverting waste from landfill, recovering renewable energy from what remains.
“Operating to the highest national and international standards, the facility will deliver real environmental, economic, social and community benefits.”
More top news
The Football Association has announced it has received an offer to buy Wembley Stadium.
The most hotly-tipped date is July 13, following the Nato summit which the president is due to attend in Brussels on the previous days.
Abbas Edalat, a professor in computer science and maths at Imperial College London, has reportedly been held in custody since April 15.