Bolton Incinerator

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Bolton Incinerator
Bolton Incinerator is located in Greater Manchester
Bolton Incinerator
Location of Bolton Incinerator
Country England
Location Greater Manchester, North West England
Coordinates 53°33′58″N 2°24′33″W / 53.5661°N 2.4091°W / 53.5661; -2.4091Coordinates: 53°33′58″N 2°24′33″W / 53.5661°N 2.4091°W / 53.5661; -2.4091
Commission date 1971
Operator(s) Greater Manchester Waste
Power generation
Primary fuel Waste
grid reference SD730078

The Bolton Incinerator was constructed in 1971 and is a major landmark on Bolton's skyline.[1] The incinerator burns up to 20 tonnes of household waste per hour and can generate up to 11 MW of electricity. The plant is operated by Viridor. The Bolton Incinerator is the only household waste incinerator in Greater Manchester.

See also[edit]

  • [Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority]
  • [List of incinerators in the UK]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Bolton EfW plant,, Accessed 27.11.06