Bi…Bi…Biomass in Stag Lane, Newport

September 24, 2013

REAL VENTURES, a company started by three island businessmen planned to build a 49.9MW Biomass Power Station fuelled by imported wood pellets on the banks of the River Medina. It should be noted that Biomass Power Stations under 50MW are considered small enough to be unregulated, hence their selection of 49.9MW.  Real Ventures had somehow secured  ‘Preferred […]


Barton Manor Biomass Planning Application

August 30, 2013

Mattinson Associated Ltd has made an application on behalf of Mr A Haig-Thomas of Barton Manor Estates Ltd to make alterations/modifications to this Grade II listed manor house. It is to include: the installation of French doors the formation of a new terrace the refurbishment and improvements to the indoor swimming pool and surrounds the installation of a domestic […]

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Concrete Batching Plant 2010

September 1, 2010

In 2010, SEEDA applied to relocate HANSON, the Concrete Batching Plant, from their site adjacent to the new VESTAS building on the west bank of the River Medina. The SEEDA proposal was that the company would be relocated to Kingston, in the residential areas of Kingston Park and Hawthorn Meadows. This was fiercely contested by the […]