Suffolk company admits dumping soil in village’s beauty spot

Suffolk construction and demolition company Tippers R Us has admitted to dumping soil in a county’s beauty spot, near Aldeburgh.

A Suffolk demolition company, Tippers R Us has admitted to dumping soil in a county’s beauty spot, village of Iken.
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Kesgrave-based Nicholls Ltd, trading as Tippers R Us, pleaded guilty to two charges brought by the Environment Agency. 

Between April 2016 and October 2018, the company was depositing a quantity of soil at The Anchorage and Hill Farm in Iken, near Aldeburgh, without an environmental permit.

The case has been committed to Ipswich Crown Court. Tippers R Us indicated guilty plea on 12th  December 2023. 

Mitigating circumstances

Speaking with the Ipswich Star, the company’s spokesperson confirmed that the court case was ongoing. 

They added: “Nicholls Limited is engaged in ongoing litigation with the Environment Agency. 

“We have indicated a guilty plea on a basis, with the expectation that we will be able to present strong mitigating circumstances during the legal process.” 

The sentencing hearing has been listed to start on 22nd July 2024. 

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