June Solar Farm “Update”

On the 7th June Aardvark the planners behind The Bramley Solar Farm “responded” to our 672 objections and “updated” their application.  Having looked at the minor changes made by the applicant we are very disappointed this application remains essentially unchanged. None of the additional information changes the objections raised in our original letters. Enso hasContinue reading “June 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”

The Principal Tree Officer at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council Frank Wright has expressed concerns

Today, a new consultee comment was uploaded to the planning portal. The Principal Tree Officer at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council Frank Wright has expressed concerns about the impact on our local trees and the lack of sufficient information provided by the applicant. He has requested more information be provided before he makes a decisionContinue reading “The Principal Tree Officer at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council Frank Wright has expressed concerns”

Enso reply to the sitting on the fence article – by Debbie Grey

A few days ago we submitted Debbie Greys article – sitting on the fence to Enso Power – as we thought we should give them a chance to reply before it gets published in the Bramley Magazine shortly. They replied, and here is the article. The response comes from Tom O’Hare – project developer. ClickContinue reading “Enso reply to the sitting on the fence article – by Debbie Grey”

Professor Michael Fulford CBE – Objects to the Solar Farm Development

Michael Fulford “Professor Michael Fulford has been the Professor of Archaeology at the University of Reading since 1988” Michael Fulford CBE has submitted his objection to the Solar Farm at Bramley to Basingstoke and Deane Planning Department this week. It makes very interesting reading, a copy of it is available here in a pdf format.Continue reading “Professor Michael Fulford CBE – Objects to the Solar Farm Development”

Bramley Parish council objection to the Solar Farm

2nd February 2021 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, security measures, access gates, other ancillary infrastructure, landscaping biodiversity enhancements including a Forest School, associated car parking andContinue reading “Bramley Parish council objection to the Solar Farm”