Revealed: Firms in the frame for Hatfield incinerator

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build an incinerator next to a special school in Hatfield have moved a step closer after six companies were shortlisted for the project. Thirteen firms showed an interest in constructing the �200m incinerator, which has been

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build an incinerator next to a special school in Hatfield have moved a step closer after six companies were shortlisted for the project.

Thirteen firms showed an interest in constructing the �200m incinerator, which has been earmarked for the county council's New Barnfield site, next to Southfield School in Travellers Lane.

But following a meeting of senior councillors, the list of bidders was whittled down to half a dozen.

They are Covanta Energy, E.ON Energy from Waste, MVV Umwelt GmbH, the Shanks PFI Investments Ltd/Wheelabrator Technologies Inc consortium, the SITA UK Ltd consortium and Veolia Environmental Services.


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Each firm will now be asked to submit an outline solution for dealing with the county's waste by September.

* Senior councillor praises bidders - see this week's Welwyn & Hatfield Times, out now.

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