Applications and Proposals for Wind Farms
Gilston Hill Wind Farm
Proposed 7 turbines up to 126.5m in height, sited on the northern slopes of Brotherstone Hill and on the edge of Fala Moor.
Application details can be found on the SBC Idox Planning Website at:
17/00226/FUL Land Northwest of Gilston Farm.
This application was considered by the SBC Planning Committee in October 2017, and was refused on Landscape and Visual impact grounds. The applicants Forsa Energy have now appealed against this decision. The appeal is currently being considered by a Reporter appointed by the Scottish Government, and the progress of the appeal can be seen on the DPEA web site. The Appeal reference is PPA-140-2060.
This is a live application. Content added 13 March 2018.
There is a further proposed wind farm called Greystone Knowe. The developers, a firm called Coriolis, have not yet started the planning process. Initial indications are that there will be up to 12 turbines on land belonging to Pirntaton, Brockhouse and Haltree Farms. It is expected that initial planning procedures will start in 2018.