The proposed solar farm situated on land between Babraham and Sawston has been refused at planning level, appealed and refused again so will not proceed.
The full planning application has been submitted to SCDC for this proposed development. Your comments are invited by SCDC and the Parish Council by 28 August.
Full details of the proposals are available on the SCDC web site – follow this link. If you would prefer to look at printed copies of the plans and all the associated reports covering the impact on ecology, landscape and so on, they are available to look at at Ian’s house at all reasonable times.
The Parish Council has already discussed this application and will be objecting to it on the grounds that it is an inappropriate industrial development in a rural environment, is in the green belt and will erode the space that keeps Babraham from merging into Sawston.Continue reading
An additional Public Consultation event is to be held in Spicer’s Pavilion, Sawston on Tuesday 17 June between 4 and 7pm for those who can’t make the event in the George on the 12th.
Let us know your views on this either by contacting a councillor direct or using the Contact Us form on this site.Continue reading
A significant planning application has been lodged with SCDC for a Solar Farm on land between Babraham and Sawston. There is to be a Public Exhibition of the proposals on Thursday 12 June at The George. Everybody is invited to attend between 4 and 7pm. This is your opportunity to look at the ideas in detail and talk to the applicants directly.
According to the applicants, Sawston Solar Farm Ltd, “the site offers excellent levels of existing screening, is flat and does not present any significant environmental constraints. There are very few residential properties located nearby and this was a key consideration in the selection of this site for development. The solar panels will not have any significant visual impact, with a maximum height of 2.7 metres.”
The Parish Council urges you to take the time to see their ideas and then to let us know your views.You can use the Contact Us form on this site to do that easily.
This is the Site Plan they have sent us in advance of the exhibition.Continue reading