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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 September 2021 are in the process of being transferred onto the new PEDW Planning Casework webpage and can be found using reference number 3261558. 

Documents received after this date are available to view below.

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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. 

This DNS application is currently in suspension, and the examination will resume on 12th April 2022. 

Next stage: Site visit. Date not yet known.

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

Submitted: 21/04/2021