Morgan Sindall to build £23m Suffolk waste centre

Grant Prior 4 years ago
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Morgan Sindall has been confirmed as main contractor on a £23m waste management and recycling centre in West Suffolk.

The West Suffolk Operational Hub (WSOH) is being developed close to Bury St Edmunds in Fornham St Martin and includes a waste transfer station, a split level household waste recycling centre, vehicle depot and a re-use shop facility.

Suffolk County Council, Forest Heath District Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council are involved in the project and will use the site to provide waste collection and disposal facilities.

Saul Humphrey, managing director of Morgan Sindall’s east region, said: “We’re delighted to have been appointed to deliver the new West Suffolk Operational Hub.

“West Suffolk is becoming an increasingly popular place to live and it’s important that the right facilities are in place to manage the demands of this growing community.

“Our highly skilled team is well versed in delivering projects of this nature.

“We’re looking forward to bringing that experience to bear on this project and delivering a facility that is sympathetic to the surrounding environment and will provide high-quality services for communities across west Suffolk for years to come.”

Councillors Peter Stevens and David Bowman, cabinet members respectively for St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath Councils, said: “The way in which this project is delivered is important and Morgan Sindall has already established its credentials with a strong community engagement plan and we look forward to working with the business.”

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