East Northants Resource Management Facility (ENRMF) DCO Application

Augean’s application for an extension in the area and life of the ENRMF was accepted for examination by the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) on 24 September 2021.  The examination period is in progress and will conclude on 2 August 2022.

This website provides updated information about the application and how you can participate.


Non Material Change Application

Prior to the submission of the DCO application, discussions were had with the statutory undertakers whose apparatus crosses the proposed western extension. Standoffs were agreed with them and incorporated into the site design before the finalisation of the proposed development and submission of the application.

The utilities which cross the proposed western extension area of the application site include two parallel water pipes operated by Anglian Water.  In March 2022 concerns were raised by Anglian Water regarding the need for a greater standoff distance which they consider necessary to provide suitable access to carry out maintenance and repairs to the pipes in the unlikely event that it becomes necessary.  

As this matter has been raised at a late stage in the Examination process and in order to allow the Examination to progress to a decision it is proposed that the application is amended. Therefore, Augean is requesting that the Examining Authority accepts a non material change to the application and has submitted the documents necessary for the Examining Authority to consider the need for and the impacts associated with the proposed change. 

Additionally, Augean are seeking the views of other parties.  All of the documents that relate to the proposed non material change to the application are available via the links below and we would welcome your comments.

No other changes to the application are proposed.  This amendment to the application is considered to be a non material change to the proposed development as it is minor in nature, it produces no new or different environmental effects and it does not require any compulsory acquisition powers or changes to the Order Limits. 


Non Material Change Consultation

Please find all the documents relating to the proposed non material change to the application available  for you to review via the links presented here.

If you would like to view any of these documents in a different format or have any other questions please ring our Telephone Helpline: 01904654989 or send us an Email: ENRMF@augeanconsultation.co.uk and we will be pleased to help you.

The full suite of application documents is available on the East Northants Resource Management Facility Western Extension project page on the PINS website via the link below:



Responding to the Non Material Change Consultation

Please send your comments by Email: ENRMF@augeanconsultation.co.uk or you can write to ENRMF Project Office, 52 The Tannery, Lawrence Street, York YO10 3WH. You can also make verbal responses by calling our Telephone Helpline: 01904654989.

Given the limited remaining time for the Examination, any comments are requested by the end of Friday 8 July 2022 if at all possible. However, any later comments will be accepted up to the end of Friday 15 July 2022 at the latest.