Huge 11-hectare Sunderland battery plant approved Sunderland City Council has approved plans for a 109,000 square metre battery manufacturing plant at a business park in Washington, after planning officers advised that the development would have “substantial economic and employment benefits”. by Jonathan Tilley Artists impression of the development. Pic: Envision AESC Sign in to continue Sign in Email address Password Stay signed in Trouble signing in? Reset password: Click here Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Call: 020 8267 8121 Take a 30-day trial Join Planning now and pay nothing for your first 30-days. Register SUBSCRIBE Prices from £395 /pa* Full access to planningresource.com for 12 months with quarterly print issues Track the latest CIL developments with our live table Easily keep up-to-date with the essential planning news, analysis, and policy amendments by having it delivered directly to you with the Planning Daily bulletin Choose a Package *For bespoke corporate packages please email email@example.com or call us on 01452 835820.