Applications for wind turbines on the edge of Halwill Parish
 
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Applications for wind turbines on the edge of Halwill Parish

A chance to air your views.

There are currently three proposals for large wind turbines bordering our Parish; one at Metherell Cross on the A3079 road to Okehampton; one at Witherdon Wood above Foxhole; and one at Chilla. Click on the maps below to open a new window with a larger map showing the locations of these applications.


Chilla Turbine...

Torridge District Council has received a planning Application to site a 77 metre (253 feet) high wind turbine at East Lake Farm, Chilla. The application details can be viewed on the Torridge District Council website by clicking the link on the right of this page and searching for application number: 1/0918/2013/FUL.

The Council voted to object to the Chilla turbine at its scheduled meeting on Thursday 7th November 2013.

Previous applications, now at appeal... 


In 2012, West Devon District Council received an Application to site a 79 metre (260 foot) high wind turbine at Metherell Cross just off the A3079 before the turning to Patchacott. The details can be viewed on the West Devon District Council's website by clicking the link on the right. >

Beaworthy Parish Council held an open Meeting to discuss this Application on 12th December 2012 at Patchacott Village Hall. There appeared to be strong opposition and residents were urged to write letters to the WDDC Planning Dept, stating their planning-related views.

*** This Application has gone to Appeal ***


In 2012, Torridge District Council received a planning Application to site a 84 metre (276 foot) high wind turbine at Witherdon Wood. The application details can be viewed on the Torridge District Council website by clicking the link on the right of this page and searching for application number: 1/0922/2012/FUL.

*** This Application has gone to Appeal ***

Halwill Parish Council's responses to Torridge DC and West Devon DC Planning for the Chilla, Metherell Cross and Witherdon Wood applications can be downloaded from the right-hand side of this page. >

Note: It is now too late to make any representation to the Planners about Witherdon Wood Turbine and the Metherell Cross Turbine. The deadline for the Chilla Turbine Application is likely to be mid-January 2014. For future reference, should any other applications appear, some pdf icon very useful guidlines [46kb]for what to put in a planning letter can also be downloaded from the right hand column. >


For the views of our local MP Geoffrey Cox, on wind turbines click: Geoffrey Cox MP's views on wind turbines

Watch this page for more information on these applications and any others which might appear.