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PFI waste contractor to pay Leeds council undisclosed sum for performance failure

Leeds City council has come to a financial agreement with its PFI waste contractor Veolia over targets the company has consistently missed since the facility opened. The £450m energy recovery and recycling facility in Cross Green Leeds became fully operational in … Continue reading

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Further problems for Leeds PFI housing scheme – no start now before October

Leeds troubled PFI council housing project has hit further problems and now won’t get under way until October at the earliest, the council has announced. Leeds City Council housing chief Cllr Peter Gruen told a press briefing yesterday that the … Continue reading

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Leeds – D-Day for controversial PFI waste incinerator plans tomorrow

East Leeds could end up with two big waste incinerators following a key planning meeting tomorrow. Councillors on the city’s top planning panel are set to decide whether to give the go-ahead to plans for one plant at the old Skelton Grange power station … Continue reading

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Council breaks silence over Leeds PFI housing delay – hoping for start in spring

Leeds City Council has broken its silence over what’s holding up the start of its troubled PFI council housing project. It says it now hopes work can get under way in spring. A statement today from housing chief Cllr Peter … Continue reading

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Council making no promises on troubled Leeds PFI housing scheme till contracts signed

Council chiefs have confirmed that contracts have still not been signed for the troubled PFI regeneration scheme for three inner-city areas of Leeds. Asked yesterday at a meeting of Leeds City Council whether the project was on time and on … Continue reading

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Troubled Leeds PFI regeneration scheme runs into further delay

The troubled PFI regeneration scheme for three inner-city areas of Leeds has hit further delays – and the risk of even greater cost. Last time senior councillors discussed the multi-million pound project, the aim was to get final sign-off of the … Continue reading

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Council steps in after bank pulls out of Leeds PFI housing project – No start before November

Leeds City Council has confirmed that the city’s troubled PFI housing project has been further delayed. On-site work to build 388 new homes and refurbish over 1,200 in Little London, Beeston Hill and Holbeck will not now start until November at … Continue reading

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