• Client
    Dorset Waste Partnership and Dorset County Council
  • Location
    Bridport, Dorset

Bridport Waste Management Centre demonstrates how an integrated approach to environmental assessment and design can deliver a multi-award winning scheme in a sensitive location.

We acted as Lead Consultant, and in collaboration with others, we reviewed alternative sites, advised on site selection and designed and assessed the scheme.

As the scheme is located within the Dorset AONB, the objective was to design a high quality facility that would integrate within the sensitive setting and be efficient, safe and accessible for staff and visitors. Mitigation and enhancement measures were embedded into the scheme to achieve multiple benefits.

Planning permission was granted with no objections from many consultees and the facility was delivered on time and within budget.

The process of finding a suitable location for the facility took approximately 20 years. In the 1990s we worked with SITA, before Dorset County Council and later, Dorset Waste Partnership took on the client role.

All photographs © Peter Cook


RIBA South West Award Winner.
Civic Trust Commendation Award.
Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management Winner – Innovation in Design of a Waste Management Facility.
RICS South West Awards Highly Commended – Infrastructure Category.
Green Apple Environmental Award for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage – Bronze medal.
Materials Recycling World National Recycling Award for Local Authority Innovation.

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