wind farm proposals 'to be submitted to planners this month'
proposals to build a new wind farm on the outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea
are set to gather speed this month when a formal planning application
for the scheme is submitted.
firm Broadview wants to build four 130-metre tall wind turbines,
which would be as tall as Brent Knoll, on land at Pilrow Farm
south of Rooksbridge.
The contentious plans have attracted strong opposition from local
residents and the campaign group set up fight the scheme called
spokeswoman Lisa Ross told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week that the
firm is putting the finishing touches to its planning application,
which will be submitted to Sedgemoor District Council over the
next few weeks.
confirmed: "We are currently still compiling the planning
application documents for submission. It
is important that the documents are comprehensive and robust and
for that reason we are taking our time and ensuring that everything
anticipate being in a position to submit a planning application
by late April."
A photo montage of how the wind turbines would look, according
to campaigners fighting the scheme