“On the instruction of Stuart Irwin and Ian Leonard acting as Joint Administrators of Polaris Waste Limited (formerly known as ISL Waste Management Limited)”
The subject lands are located on the Craigadoo Road on the outskirts of Ballymena. The holding is situated in a predominantly rural setting however a number of quarries are in close proximity.
The section of the lands which were previously used for industrial / storage purposes to include the industrial / storage building, extend to just under 10 acres. This area is mostly laid in hard core along with a portion which is stoned.
The topography of the site is predominantly flat in nature and sits at road level however a portion extending to c. 2.5 acres has been lowered / stepped to facilitate the future development of the lands.
A portion of the industrial lands together with some of the forestry lands have full planning permission for the development of a ‘Materials Recovery and Transfer Facility’ under reference G/2015/0088/F – varied under planning reference LAO2/2017/0107/F.
We understand the proposed development under the approved planning consents will comprise of the following:
• c. 25,953 sq ft of waste treatment facility
• Additional admin building of c. 2,703 sq ft
• Ancillary site works
Forestry land is located on the southern boundary of the holding and extends to c. 7 acres, comprising of a mature dense wooded area.
A small area of agricultural land is also located on the eastern boundary and extends to c. 1 acre, being laid in grass, albeit very overgrown.
The holding extends to c. 18.2 acres with extensive frontage onto the Craigadoo Road.
The site currently has an active planning consent for a waste management facility