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27/10/2015

Appeal: Buckinghamshire solar farm approved

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Permission has been granted for a ground-mounted solar farm on agricultural land in Ilmer, Buckinghamshire, despite the council’s concern over the impact of the proposal on local landscape character and views.

Inspector Jessica Graham noted that the issue of visual impact was Wycombe District Council’s sole reason for refusing the appeal. As the council had not previously undertaken any capacity study to establish the suitability of other sites to accommodate renewable energy development, the appellant undertook an assessment of the district which revealed that no available sites constituted a suit.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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