Solar Farm April DC Committee meeting outcome – Application refused permission

Great News!  Refusal of planning application; Many thanks; and Next steps Planning permission has been refused for the proposed massive and inappropriate 210-acre Industrial Solar Park in Bramley primarily for being in the wrong place and of the wrong size.The Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Development Control Committee met on April 20th to consider theContinue reading “Solar Farm April DC Committee meeting outcome – Application refused permission”

We support solar BUT…

Not at this scale• Largest industrial installation on greenfield in the country – 210 acres• 120 Football pitches/ 85 hectares – Enormous – Industrial• Twice the size of Silchester (and the Vatican), same size as Bramley• Why aren’t we using roof space on new builds and industrial estates? Will ruin the landscape• Enclosed footpaths withContinue reading “We support solar BUT…”

Join us at the council planning meeting

We need as many of you as possible to show your concerns to the planning committee on Wednesday 20th April. We are meeting outside Deanes building at 5.30pm to be in place as committee members enter the building. Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council Development Control Committee is meeting at 6.30pm, Wednesday 20th April at theContinue reading “Join us at the council planning meeting”

Bramley Solar Protest March News Coverage

thanks for everybody who turned up to show support today, it was a terrific turnout ! Todays protest against the solar farm went really well, the press did turn up, and we ended up on national TV ITV CLICK HERE BBC HERE We support solar BUT… Not at this scale• Largest industrial installation on greenfieldContinue reading “Bramley Solar Protest March News Coverage”

The saga of the planning application for the Solar farm update

Dear Resident, Ref Bramley Solar Farm Planning application 20/03403/FUL The saga of the planning application for the Solar farm continues. Enso the applicant has submitted some very minor changes to the application and the Residents Group as well as the 675 resident’s objections still stand. For the sake co completeness we have written a newContinue reading “The saga of the planning application for the Solar farm update”

Penso Battery Update

On Wednesday 6th October the Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Development Control Committee refused the application for Penso’s battery storage facility application (21/00349/FUL) 7 to 3 on the grounds of impact on the landscape.  Given the solar farm is 210 acres – significantly larger and with more adverse impacts than the battery facility we hopeContinue reading “Penso Battery Update”