Location: Northwich

Client: CNIM

Value: £20 million

Duration: 24 months


Cidon were appointed to deliver the Earthworks and Reinforced Concrete package at the Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant (LSEP). The project was awarded by French industrial engineering contractor, and repeat Client, CNIM.

The scheme will comprise of fifteen structures, to include the waste bunker, boiler hall, turbine hall, tipping hall and associated buildings. 22,000m3 of concrete 4000 tonnes of reinforcement bar will be placed throughout the project.

LSEP is £480m energy from waste (EfW) facility located at the Lostock Works site near Northwich in Cheshire. It will recover energy cleanly and safely from approximately 600,000 tonnes of residual waste – the waste left over after reusable and recyclable material has been removed.

The facility is one of the largest investments at the Lostock site, funded through a joint venture between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and FCC Environment.


  • Extensive temporary works capability and experience in this sector enabled quick and efficient design solutions
  • Previous experience and performance on similar projects was instrumental in this award
  • 22,000m3 of concrete and 4000 tonnes of reinforcement bar will be placed throughout the project
  • 750mm thick and 26.00m high Waste Bunker walls will be constructed within 12 days, using a Slipform rig working 24 hours a day