Sheffield’s Waste Incinerator

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

Looking down Burngreave Road with Bernard Road incinerator (Sheffield Heat and Power) and Wybourn in the distance, Sheffield S3/S4/S2

Bernard Road Waste Incinerator, Sheffield

Continuing the theme of CHP plants, Sheffield has had its own in the form of the Bernard Road Waste Incinerator since the late 1980s.

At the time it seemed tick all of the green boxes:

  • Reducing landfill
  • Producing electricity from waste
  • Providing district heating from waste heat.

The plant was developed and run by Sheffield City Council, in conjunction with Sheffield Heat and Power Ltd.

Unfortunately it did not take long for things to go wrong.

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