WinACC has received the following official notice from Winchester City Council:

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990  APPEAL UNDER SECTION 78

Site Address: Proposed Bullington Cross Wind Farm Site Norton Sutton Scotney Hampshire 

Application reference: 13/00800/FUL

Appellant’s name: EDF Energy Renewables

Appeal reference: APP/L1765/W/14/3001602

Appeal start date: 26.01.2015   

... An appeal has been made to the Secretary of State against the decision of Winchester City Council to refuse to grant planning permission.

Proposal: For Construction of a wind farm development comprising Winchester City Council (case no.13/00800/FUL) for 7 wind turbines up to 126.5m in height to blade tip and ancillary equipment, site access, external transformers, foundations, crane hardstandings, access tracks, cable trenches, anemometry mast, control building and temporary construction compound, in conjunction with planning applications to Test Valley Borough Council (case no. 13/00753/FULLN) for 3 wind turbines, ancillary equipment, external transformers, foundations, crane hardstandings, access tracks, cable trenches, and Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council (case no. 13/00046/FUL) for 4 wind turbines, ancillary equipment, external transformers, foundations, crane hardstandings, access tracks, cable trenches, as part of a single wind farm of 14 wind turbines for an operational period of 25 years (IS A MAJOR APPLICATION AND IS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT DEVELOPMENT) (THIS APPLICATION MAY AFFECT THE SETTING OF A PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY) Supplementary Environmental Information received 03/12/13.

The appeal will be determined on the basis of an inquiry.  The procedure to be followed is set out in the Town and Country Planning Appeals (Determination by Inspectors) (Inquiries Procedure) (England) Rules 2000. 

Guidance about bespoke programming of appeals can be found at the following linkshttp://www.planningportal.gov.uk/uploads/procedural_guide_planning_appeals.pdf and http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/uploads/procedural_guide_planning_appeals_and_calls_ins.pdf

[Winchester City Council] will forward all the representations already made to us on the application to the Planning Inspectorate and the appellant. These will be considered by the Inspector when determining the appeal.

If you wish to make comments, or modify/withdraw your previous representation, you can do so on the Planning Portal at www.planningportal.gov.uk/pcs or by emailing  leanne.palmer@pins.gsi.gov.uk .If you do not have access to the internet, you can send three copies to: Leanne Palmer, The Planning Inspectorate, 3/26 Hawk Wing, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Bristol, BS1 6PN.

All representations must be received by 9 March 2015. 

Any representations submitted after the deadline will not usually be considered and will be returned. The Planning Inspectorate does not acknowledge representations. All representations must quote the appeal reference APP/L1765/W/14/3001602

Please note that any representations you submit to the Planning Inspectorate will be copied to the appellant and [Winchester City Council] and will be considered by the Inspector when determining the appeal. 

The appeal documents are available to view on {Winchester City Council] Website at www.winchester.gov.uk and also at Customer Services Reception, City Offices, Colebrook Street, Winchester, SO23 9LJ Monday – Thursday 8.30-5.00 and Friday 8.30-4.30.

You can get a copy of one of the Planning Inspectorate’s “Guide to taking part in planning appeals” booklets free of charge from the Planning Portal at www.planningportal.gov.uk/pcs.