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

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.

Ian Whitehead Contract Furnishings Ltd, Unit 2, Bankside Works, Darnall Road, Sheffield S9 5AH

Has applied for a permit to operate a biomass  boiler for the incineration of waste wood. If you wish to view the application documents please make an appointment to see the public register in office hours by ringing Tel 0114 273 4651.

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.

Tivac Alloys Limited, Oakes Green, Sheffield, S9 3WS

Has applied for a substantial variation to add the crushing of ferro-titanium to their environmental permit. If you wish to view the application documents please make an appointment to see the public register in office hours by ringing Tel 0114 273 4651.

Environmental Protection Service