PPC/B/34 - Wicks Biomass Boiler

Wicks Biomass Boiler

Scarth Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 4QR

LA-PPC Waste Wood Burning Boiler of >50kg/h but less than 3MW thermal capacity

(Process Guidance Note 1/12 (13))

Permit Reference PPC/B/34
Regulation Type B

The Ariterm 999kW boiler with Ariterm Multijet burner is continuously loaded at a rate of up to 750kg/hour, generating up to 999kW of renewable heat and is  fitted with a cyclone for emission reduction. This installation involves the combustion of fuel manufactured from, or comprised of, 'Grade A' waste wood.

The appliance operates with wood being transferred to a walking floor fuel feed system. Hot water from the boiler travels through a heat exchanger to provide warm air for the drying of virgin wood chip on outside drying beds. This activity is not permitted by this Part B Environmental Permit, further information may be provided under the Environment Agency Permit Ref: EWML 57545.


(inc. permits, variations, transfers, surrender)

  • 22nd March 2022
  • 1st- 14th February 2018
Monitoring Information Non Required
Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment Score  40 - Medium risk

Convictions/Cautions None

Additional Information

(e.g. supplied by the operator in compliance with a condition)

LA Number
Officer Alison Coward