Environmental permitting


You must have an environmental permit if you operate a regulated facility in North Tyneside.

A regulated facility includes:

  • installations or mobile plants carrying out listed activities
  • waste operations
  • waste mobile plant
  • mining waste operations

Listed activities include:

  • burning fuel, gasification, liquification and refining activities
  • manufacturing and processing metals
  • manufacturing lime, cement, ceramics or glass
  • manufacturing or storing chemicals in bulk
  • manufacturing pharmaceuticals or explosives
  • incinerating or recovering waste
  • operating landfills
  • using solvents
  • manufacturing paper, pulp and board
  • treating timber products
  • coating, treating textiles and printing
  • manufacturing new tyres
  • intensive pig and poultry farming

Listed activities are divided into three categories: Part A(1), Part A(2) and Part B.

Part A permits

Apply for an A2 environmental permit.

Part A permits control activities with a range of environmental impacts, including:

  • emissions to air, land and water
  • energy efficiency
  • waste reduction
  • raw materials consumption
  • noise, vibration and heat
  • accident prevention

Part B permits

Apply for a B environmental permit.

Part B permits control activities which cause emissions to air.


Public Consultation New Part B Permit Applications:

Scrigrip Adhesives Ltd of 1 New York Way, New York Industrial Estate, NE27 0QF, Application Number NT00170 has submitted an application for a Part B adhesives manufacturing process environmental permit under the Local Authority Integrated Pollution and Control Scheme of the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016.

The submitted application documents are available to view at our Quadrant West offices between 09:00-16:00 hours Monday to Friday.  Please ring Environmental Health on 0191 643 6100 to make an appointment to view the application doucments.  If you wish to make comments about this application you should do so in writing within 21 days to the Environmental Health Service at:

Environmental Health, Quadrant West, 2nd Floor, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside, NE27 0BY

or via email: environmental.health@northtyneside.gov.uk

Tell us about a change to your existing permit

Annual subsistance charge

Failed or refused applications

Contact us in the first instance.

If you are refused an environmental permit you can appeal to the Secretary of State. You must appeal within six months from the date of the decision.

Licence holder redress

Contact us in the first instance.

If your application to vary, transfer or surrender an environmental permit has been refused or if you object to conditions imposed on the environmental permit, you can appeal to the appropriate authority.

You must appeal in relation to a regulator initiated variation, a suspension or enforcement notice, not later than two months from the date of the variation or notice and in any other case within six months from the date of the decision.

Compensation maybe payable in relation to conditions affecting certain interests in land.

Contact Environmental health