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…”

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”

Food for thought: Commercial Roofs or Precious Countryside

A very interesting piece of research by British Research Establishment published in last week’s Times (20th March) highlights that there is an estimated 250,000 hectares of south-facing commercial roof space in the UK which could provide 50% of the UK’s electricity supply if fitted with solar panels.  This is just commercial roofs, never mind the numberContinue reading “Food for thought: Commercial Roofs or Precious Countryside”

A Trip Down A Local Solar Footpath

Local Resident of Little London Steve Bloomer shares some of his pictures of a walk up the Berry Court Solar Farm Industrial Estate Road, have a look at the pictures below. this Solar Farm is very small compared to the Bramley Solar Farm. Coincidentally the Berry Court Solar Farm is now called Berry Court IndustrialContinue reading “A Trip Down A Local Solar Footpath”

Silchester Parish Council Objection to the Bramley Solar Farm

Please see below a brief from the objection from Silchester Parish Council, you can download it below or click here 20/03403/FUL – Site at Minchens Lane, Bramley Installation of renewable led energy generating station, comprising ground-mounted photovoltaic solar arrays, battery-based electricity storage containers together with substation, inverter/ transformer stations, site accesses, internal access tracks, securityContinue reading “Silchester Parish Council Objection to the Bramley Solar Farm”

Silchester Parish Council Objects to Bramley Solar Farm

Last night, 1st February 2021, Silchester Parish Council agreed unanimously to object to the proposed solar farm between Silchester and Bramley.  Cllr Graham Wright raised concerns over Enso and the way they have conducted themselves. In particular he highlighted their poor engagement with Silchester saying “we [Silchester] have been ignored until now”. Cllr David LivingstoneContinue reading “Silchester Parish Council Objects to Bramley Solar Farm”