Project Description

Lerwick Hazardous Waste Transfer and Treatment

ANSS operate an RSA and PPC Permitted site within the Greenhead Base harbour area of Lerwick, Shetland. Ideally located at quayside to offer alternative disposal routes for our customers operating in the North Sea and for Decom related activity. The site also provides an operating base for Industrial Services; equipment and personnel, to deliver services across Shetland.

Our transfer facilities allow for quantities of waste to be collected and stored onsite prior to being sorted and segregated for subsequent transfer to our Waste Management Centre in Aberdeen and then onward to our network of internal treatment facilities around the UK.


Permit Number: Radioactive: RSA-A-1133179

Postcode: Greenhead Base, Gremista, Lerwick, ZE1 0PY

Telephone: 01224 719 200

Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm 

Main Activities
  • Handling of special wastes

  • Processing & treatment of sludge

  • Supply base for supporting specialist cleaning, industrial and marine cleaning services

  • Waste Transfer Station

Key Features
  • 1,700 cu.m capacity Tank Farm (direct discharge from quayside)

  • Radiation protection supervisors

  • RSA / PPC Permitted Site

  • Specialised industrial cleaning vehicles

Other Waste Management Facilities


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