Arla Foods Limited: Lockerbie-PPC variation application

Closed 1 Nov 2022

Opened 4 Oct 2022

Results updated 8 Nov 2022

SEPA has issued a permit variation (VAR01) to Arla Foods Limited following their application to vary their existing permit on a site at Lockerbie Road, Priestdykes, Lockerbie, DG11 1LW following consultation, on 8 November 2022.

The full variation (VAR01) is available below.



It is part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations.

Application details

We received an application from Arla Foods Limited for a new permit  to vary their existing PPC permit (PPC/A/1003148) at Arla Foods Limited, Lockerbie, Priestdykes Road, Dumfries, DG11 1LW to add a new Anaerobic Digestor Plant, an upgraded Effluent Treatment Plant and a new Combined Heat & Power system to the existing installation.

A summary of their application is available below:

Why your views matter

SEPA have assessed the application and has drafted new permit conditions. These, along with the decision document, are available below:

This is your opportunity to let us know your views on the proposed conditions. The consultation will be open for 28 days from date of publication. SEPA will consider any comments received between 04/10/2022 and 01/11/2022 before issuing the final decision.

Your comments will be published unless you ask us not to, in which case we will publish a note saying that we received a response but have not made it publicly available.

What happens next

SEPA will consider any comments received during the consultation period between 03/10/2022 and 01/11/2022 before issuing the final decision.  If no comments are received, SEPA will issue the final decision no later than 08/11/2022 and issued documents will be published here. 

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