An appeal into the rejection of an application to build a solar farm off Park Street in Poyle, was thrown out by the Government on Monday. Sirius SBC Renewables had sought permission to build a “temporary” solar photovoltaic farm on farmland owned by the Rayner family, but the application was turned down at the end of last year.
An opponent of the rail-freight interchange planned to be built in Radlett is continuing his campaign to have the depot scrutinised against “the same rules” as the SIFE development in Colnbrook.
There is growing speculation tonight that Australian property developer Goodman is preparing to submit a High Court challenge the Secretary of State’s decision to reject SIFE earlier this Summer.
The lastest twist in the ten year impasse over a proposed rail freight interchange in Hertfordshire could add pressure for the massive SIFE development in Colnbrook to be approved.
New parkland in post-Third Runway Colnbrook would become “regionally important recreational resource” for west London
A major new park in Colnbrook will become a high-quality area of open space that will provide an attractive landscape and a “regionally important recreational resource” for the residents of west London and adjoining counties, says Heathrow.
The owner of the land targeted for the recent attempt to build a solar farm in Colnbrook has criticised restrictions placed on developing the Green Belt and flood plain and blamed them for the dilapidated state of Berkyn Manor.
More details have been revealed of the degree to which parish councillors wrestled with the pro’s and con’s of a £360,000 “Community Benefit Fund” versus defending their Green Belt policy in the run-up to Slough rejecting the proposed Solar Farm on November 26.
Sirius SBC Renewables’ application for a temporary, 25-year permission, to construct and operate a solar photovoltaic farm in Colnbrook village is set to be discussed at tonight’s meeting of the Planning Committee.
Colnbrook Parish Council has come out in support of the proposed solar farm in Poyle after developer SBC Renewables offered to give the parish a £14,000-a-year “Community Benefit Fund”.
Sirius SBC Renewables says its plan for a 12 ha Solar Farm on Green Belt in Colnbrook will assimilate well into the surrounding landscape without causing change to landscape character, visual amenity, or cohesion of the Colne Valley Park.