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Incinerator Tour (PM)

Wed 05-Feb-2020 6:00 pm

Tour Suffolk’s energy-from-waste facility and see how the waste generates enough electricity to power 30,000 homes.


WHEN:    Wednesday 5 February 2020
WHERE:  SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, Lodge Lane, Great Blakenham, Ipswich, IP6 0JE
TIME:      6.00pm – 7.45pm


For more information about the facility, please visit their website found here.



Arriving at 5.45pm for a 6.00pm start, members will enjoy refreshments before an introduction to the facility with the chance to ask questions. Members will then be provided with protective wear before entering the main facility, watching first-hand how our household waste is broken down and sorted to generate electricity to the homes of Suffolk. The tour of the facility will last around 1.5-2 hours which includes time in the visitor centre at the end.



The tour involves a 1.5km walk including over 300 stairs at a height of 23 levels which include mesh walkways. Therefore this tour is NOT suitable for members with mobility restrictions or vertigo.


Safety Requirements

Please be advised that legs must be covered at all times – shorts, skirts or dresses are not permitted. Study sensible footwear should be worn – no sandals, flip flops or heeled shoes. Failure to comply with the dress code will result in no admittance to the tour. This is an operational site therefore operational issues will always take priority meaning tours can be cancelled at late notice.



Places at this event will be allocated by ballot. Register your interest by clicking below - please note registering does not guarantee you a place on this event.

A ballot will be held following the closing date and members will be contacted to advise whether they have been successful or not in obtaining a place. For joint registrations both members will be allocated places if successful in the ballot. If payment is required for an event, please follow the instructions given upon place allocation.

Event Properties

Event Date Wed 05-Feb-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date Wed 05-Feb-2020 7:45 pm
Registration Start Date 06th Nov
Capacity 100
Registered 5
Available place 95
Cut off date Fri 22-Nov-2019 8:55 am
Individual Price Free
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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