A total of seven north east councils namely Darlington Borough Council, Middlesbrough Council, Durham County Council, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council, Newcastle City Council, and Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council are in search of a strong firm with plans to build £300m energy from waste plant.
Hartlepool Borough Council taking the lead to hunt for a firm to build Energy from waste (Efw) plant on a 25-acre brownfield site in Redcar and Cleveland. The selected firm will design, build, commission and operate the plant. This 10 hectare brownfield facility at Grangetown is owned by the South Tees Development Corporation.
This development is expected to create approximately 300 construction jobs while the construction phase is set to complete in four-years. The process of short listing the building firm is likely to happen before December 2021 while the total value of the contract involves an initial contract of 29 years with and a possible extension of 11-years.