News

This news page includes information about the wider project. For information about the owners and operators of the plant, and the plans behind it, please visit https://lostocksep.fccenvironment.co.uk/.


Road works to improve traffic flow at the Broken Cross Junction

Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant has begun road works to improve the junction at Broken Cross, where Middlewich Road, Kings Street and Griffiths Road intersect. The works have commenced, and are scheduled to continue for approximately three months. The road improvements will help to ease congestion and improve safety in the area by introducing traffic signals…

Temporary extended hours on site

In support for the construction business under the Covid-19 pandemic, LSEP has been granted permission by Cheshire West and Chester Council to temporarily extend working hours on site. This will help us to keep up with our schedule whilst maintaining social distancing on site. From now until 13th May the working hours granted are as…

Coronavirus update

Now and over the coming months, our main priority is the health and wellbeing of our employees and co-workers. We are therefore taking a number of steps to reduce transmission of the virus on site in line with the latest advice from government. We are also asking workers to comply with government advice and to…

£480m investment agreed for Lostock SEP development

Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) has reached an agreement with LSEP Limited, a joint venture formed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and FCC Environment Group,  which will now fund, own, construct and operate a new energy from waste plant (EFW) on the site of the old coal-fired Tata power station at Lostock Works. The agreement represents a £480m investment in…

Electrical systems granted planning permission

LSEP has been granted planning permission for electrical systems to support the distribution of energy from the Lostock SEP to the National Grid. The systems required will include a substation and underground cables, which will run to two connection points near Lostock Gralam station and the Slow and Easy Pub on Manchester Road.