Houghton Main Energy Centre

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Houghton Main  Energy Centre

Waste Infrastructure Development

Site Area:
2.71 Ha

Project Contact
Richard Barker on 0161 629 8200
or email rbarker@peellandp.co.uk 

Proposed Energy Centre capable of producing up to 22MW of electricity


The site is located approximately 4 miles east of Barnsley near the settlement of Little Houghton in South Yorkshire. The site lies adjacent to the A6195 which provides access to the local and national road network.


Planning Permission Status

Planning permission was granted subject to conditions on the 6 June 2015 and issued on 29 June 2015.  The planning permission was fully implemented on 2018.

A Section 73 (S73) application was submitted to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council (Barnsley MBC) in November to alter some of the conditions of the existing planning permission.

Further information can be found here