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Planning application for installation of a solar farm.

First published:
29 September 2021
Last updated:

This a Development of National Significance (DNS) application. A DNS is a type of planning application which is made directly to the Welsh Ministers. Planning and Environment Decisions Wales process the application.

This application is for a solar farm.

Documents received before 16/09/2021 can be viewed on the DNS Portal website hosted by the Planning Inspectorate

Any documents received after 16/09/2021 will be published to this website.


Developer: Brynwell Farm Solar Ltd.

About this application: 

Installation of a solar farm comprising:

  • ground mounted solar PV panels with a net installed generating capacity (AC) of up to 25 MW,
  • mounting system, 
  • battery storage units, 
  • inverters, 
  • underground cabling, 
  • grid connection hub, 
  • stock proof fence, 
  • CCTV, 
  • internal tracks and associated infrastructure, and
  • landscaping and environmental enhancements

For a temporary period of 40 years.

Application Location: Land at Brynwell Farm, on Land between the A4232 and Leckwith Village

Stage: Examination. The determination period is currently suspended and is due to resume on 04/11/2021.

This DNS application is currently in suspension, and the examination will resume on the January 10th 2022.  Any representations on the additional material  should be made to before 22nd December 2021. 

Next stage: Site visit. Date not yet known.

Procedure: Written representations only with no hearing or inquiry session(s)

Submitted: 21/04/2021