Log in | Register
15/07/2016

Appeal: Blackshaw turbines would jar with existing wind farm landscape

Words:

A reporter has refused permission for a six-turbine wind farm at Blackshaw Farm in West Kilbride as the scheme would be discordant with an existing wind farm.

Reporter Danny Onn noted that the appeal site sits within an area of rolling hills and upland farmland on the southern fringes of the Clyde-Muirshiel Regional Park – an area that is “visually dominated” by the existing Androssan wind farm.

Onn said that as guidance in the Landscape Capacity Study for Wind Farm Development in North Ayrshire states that there is no scope for large typ.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

THE PLANNER is the Official Magazine for the RTPI

Not a member?
60 day free trial of our premium content when you Register Now

Or log in as a subscriber

Go back to The Planner Home Page

Tags

FEATURES

  • What’s happening in Ireland? Here’s a round-up of key projects and events in 2020

  • The Covid-19 crisis is prompting councils to ‘reallocate’ road space to encourage active travel and enable pedestrians to get around safely. Measures are temporary but, asks Simon Wicks, does this herald a new approach to transport planning in towns and cities?

  • Local design guides can add distinctive regional elements to national design guidance and ensure well-designed buildings and places – that reflect community aspirations – become the norm, says Jane Dann

    Well designed houses