Strathy Wood Wind Farm, Land At Strathy Forest, South Of Strathy, Sutherland – Application

Highland Council

Wind Powered Generating Station Comprising A Maximum Of 13 Wind Turbines (amended from original 26) and Underground Inter-Array Cabling And Other Ancillary Infrastructure Including Access Tracks, Borrow Pits, Crane Hardstandings, Construction And Laydown Areas, Watercourse Crossings And Substation And Control Building With An Associated Car Park

WIN-270-12 (Section 36 Wind farm)

Highland Council object to the proposed development for the following reasons: 1. The proposed development is contrary to the provisions of the Highland-wide Local Development Plan Policy 67 (Renewable Energy) and Policy 28 (Sustainable Design), the Onshore Wind Energy Supplementary Guidance and Scottish Planning Policy as the proposed wind farm would have a significantly detrimental visual impact particularly as viewed by road users (including tourists), recreational users of the outdoors and residential receptors in the vicinity of the site but particularly to the north, north east and south of the site.

Original application can be viewed, along with new docs. on the ECU website http://www.energyconsents.scot/ApplicationDetails.aspx…

DPEA are in the middle of uploading new documents to their website at the moment.

http://www.dpea.scotland.gov.uk/CaseDetails.aspx?id=121110


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