The BBC's David Shukman at the waste handling site in Ellesmere Port
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'Fiery end' at Ellesmere Port plant for Syria's chemicals

27 February 2014 Last updated at 16:44 GMT

The BBC's David Shukman goes behind-the-scenes at a waste-handling site in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, which is on standby to receive 150 tonnes of chemicals from Syria.

The plant, run by French-owned Veolia Environmental Services, will incinerate the ingredients needed to make weapons, such as the nerve agent VX.

Four consignments have left Syria so far, with 30 tonnes of mustard gas handed over on Wednesday,