We currently regulate about 150 industrial processes under the Environmental Permitting system.

The Environment Agency regulates about 25 Part A(1) processes within Sheffield and they also have responsibility for environmental control of waste operations, licensing and permitting.

Regulated processes

The range of regulated processes in Sheffield is quite varied and includes incineration, metalworks, printworks, refractory manufacture, coatings manufacture and uses, bulk cement processes, roadstone coating production, surface treatment/cleaning, timber processes, mobile crushers and petrol filling stations.

Operator Records

For each operator the Public Register contains:

  • application documents
  • permits
  • consultation responses
  • monitoring results
  • enforcement details

Certain information may be withheld on grounds of commercial confidentiality or national security. In these cases we must place a Notice on the Register in place of the sensitive information.

Part A(2) regulated processes

Part A(2) installations are larger industrial processes that are regulated by the Environmental Protection Service for emissions to air, water and land.

Their permits also contain controls over energy use, waste production, raw materials use, accidents and noise.

Part B regulated processes

Environmental permitting regulated process part B installations are regulated by us for their emissions to the atmosphere.

Part B processes: solvent coatings manufacture

Part B processes: petrol stations

Part B processes: timber activities

Part B processes: incineration of waste wood

Applications under consideration

Amber Precast Limited (the recent Davy Markham factory), Prince of Wales Road, Darnall, Sheffield, S9 4EX

We have received an application for a Part B permit at Amber Precast Limited for a cement and lime activity. If you wish to see the documents please contact us to make an appointment to see the public register.

Billian UK Limited, Butterthwaite Lane, Sheffield S35 9WA

We have received a retrospective application to change an existing Part B permit at Billian UK Ltd to approve an extension to activities in the external yard. If you wish to see the documents please contact us to make an appointment to see the public register.

Brass Founders (Sheffield) Limited

We have received a retrospective application to amend an existing Part B permit at Brass Founders Limited to approve a change to the shell moulding and carousel casting. If you wish to see the documents please contact us to make an appointment to see the public register.

Jewel Blade Limited, 442 Penistone Road, Sheffield S6 2FU

We have received an application for a Part B permit at Jewel Blade Limited for a surface cleaning activity using 2 or more tonnes of solvents. If you wish to see the documents please contact us to make an appointment to see the public register.

MHH Biomass Limited, Prospect Farm, High Bradfield, Sheffield

We have received a revised application for a permit at this site to burn Grade A  wood. If you wish to see the documents please contact us to make an appointment to see the public register.

Swann-Morton Limited, Owlerton Green, Sheffield, S6 2BJ

We have received an application for a Part B permit at Swann-Morton Limited for a surface cleaning activity using 2 or more tonnes of solvents. If you wish to see the documents please contact us to make an appointment to see the public register.

Environmental Protection Service