News and events

January 2020 progress report

Published: 30 Jan 2020

The past several months has continued to see steady progress at the Eco Park, with work primarily focussed on the final stages of testing for the anaerobic digestion facility and ongoing hot commissioning of the gasification facility. Most importantly, the turbine was synchronised to the national grid and the site has now generated the first MWh of electricity.

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First donation from Charlton Lane Revive shop

Published: 30 Jan 2020

In November 2019, the first charity donation was made from the proceeds of the newly opened Charlton Lane Revive shop. The charity chosen by customers of the shop was Princess Alice Hospice in Esher which received £1,821.11. The hospice later received a donation from the Leatherhead shop, making a combined donation of over £3,700 which will go towards providing compassionate end of life care and support for families and their loved ones.

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Fire brigade visit to site 22 January 2020

Published: 22 Jan 2020

At around 07:30 this morning, 22 January 2020, the fire brigade responded to site after receiving a call from a member of the public reporting a fire at the Eco Park. There was no fire on site, however, we were temporarily operating the flare at the anaerobic digestion facility which is visible from the M3. This was a false alarm and the fire brigade left site after confirming that there was no fire on site.

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Fire alarm testing 30 Oct - 01 Nov

Published: 29 Oct 2019

Please be advised that there will be routine fire alarm testing at the Eco Park from 30 October through 01 November 2019. Brief alarms may sound at intervals of up to 15 seconds periodically throughout the day while the systems are tested.

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Fire alarm testing 24-25 October

Published: 24 Oct 2019

Please be advised that there will be routine fire alarm testing at the Eco Park on 24 and 25 October 2019. Alarms may sound at intervals of up to 15 seconds throughout the day while the systems are tested.

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Fire alarm testing on 11 October 2019

Published: 10 Oct 2019

Please be advised that there will be routine fire alarm testing at the Eco Park for brief intervals throughout the day on 11 October 2019.

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Paddle Green clean up

Published: 07 Oct 2019

In July, five people from SUEZ's Eco Park Surrey team went along to support the Surrey Canoe Club with their Paddle Green clean up event by the river Thames in Laleham.

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October 2019 progress report

Published: 07 Oct 2019

The last quarter has seen significant progress at the Eco Park with an increasing amount of food waste being processed through the anaerobic digestion facility, completion of the commissioning stages and first waste into the gasifier, as well as commencement of the final landscaping works. Whilst both the AD and gasification facilities are still currently in the commissioning phase, they are progressing well and the final touches are being completed on the rest of the site.

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July to August local stakeholder update published

Published: 22 Aug 2019

July to August (PDF) local stakeholder update is now available to download.

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June to July local stakeholder update published

Published: 17 Jul 2019

June to July (PDF) local stakeholder update is now available to download.

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