INVESTMENT WATCH: HLC Consortium

WASTE RECOVERY

Wrexham

HLC Consortium

The HLC Consortium is to fund, design, build and operate a waste recovery centre for Wrexham Council. It will be a fully integrated plant and incorporate two recycling lines, a composting unit and a facility to convert the remaining waste to energy. The plant will reduce landfill site demand by over 70% in the borough.

Investment: £20m; completion date: 2002; jobs created: 70 over the next two years.