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Application Details
Application number SMD/2022/0047 Application type Full Planning - Small-scale MAJOR apps
Site address Land Adjacent Cellarhead Substation, Rownall Road, Wetley Rocks, Staffordshire, Proposal Erection and operation of a Battery Energy Storage System and associated infrastructure and equipment
Applicant name Mr N Davies

Sirius Renewable Energy Limited
Agent name Mr Daniel Elvin

Sirius Renewable PLanning
Applicant address Agent address 4245, Austhorpe, Leeds, LS15 8GB
Application status Consultations/Re-consultations issued
Received date 28/01/2022 Valid date 03/02/2022
Fee due 23723.00 Fee paid 23273.00
Determination required date 05/05/2022 Agreed extended date 21/06/2022
Case Officer Jane Curley
Start of Public Consultation period 08/02/2022 End of Public Consultation period 16/03/2022
Referred to Secretary of State date Referral expiry date
Decision by Planning Committee Committee date 16/06/2022
Decision Planning Permission - Refused Decision Date 21/06/2022
Temp permission expiry date Permission expiry date
Legal Obligation ref.

Consultations
Name Address
SCC (Highways) C/o Staffordshire County Council, 3rd Floor, 1Staffordshire Place, Wedgwood Building, Tipping Street, ST16 2DH
The Owner / Occupier HOME FARM, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
SCC (Planning) Staffordshire County Council, Planning Development Control, Stafford,
Environment Agency The Environment Agency, Sentinel House, Wellington Crescent, Fradley Park, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 8RR
Peak & Northern Footpaths Society 48 Langtree Close, Cannock, WS12 3TT
Ramblers Association 48, Langtree Close, Cannock, Staffs, WS12 3TT
Severn Trent Water Ltd Network Development, Regis Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8RU
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust The Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, ST17 0WT
Cheddleton Parish Council 34, The Walks, Leek, Staffordshire , ST13 8BY
SMDC Environmental Health Environmental Health,
SMDC Trees
SMDC Waste (Operational Services) LEEK
SMDC Service Commissioning team
SMDC Operational Services (Leisure / Recreation)
SMDC Regneration - Planning Policy Moorlands House, Leek,
SMDC Regeneration - Economic Development Moorlands House, Leek,
Cllr Michael Bowen Cheddleton Ward,
Cllr Michael Worthington Cheddleton Ward,
Cllr Sav Scalise Cheddleton Ward,
Cheddleton Parish Council 34, The Walks, Leek, Staffordshire , ST13 8BY
Cheddleton Parish Council 34, The Walks, Leek, Staffordshire , ST13 8BY
The Owner / Occupier WATER SUPPLY AT HOME FARM, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS,
The Owner / Occupier ROWNALL LODGE, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
The Owner / Occupier ROWNALL RIDGE, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
The Owner / Occupier ROWNALL STABLES, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
The Owner / Occupier DOVE COTTAGE, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
SCC (Flood Risk Management) Staffordshire County Council, Flood Team,

Attachments - Click the Description to view the attachment in a new window.
Date Description
08/02/2022 Application form
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 01 R1-SITE LOCATION PLAN
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 02 R0-PLANNING APPLICATION BOUNDARY
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 03 R1-INDICATIVE SITE LAYOUT
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 04 R0-SITE SURVEY
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 05 R0-AERIAL OVERVIEW
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 06 R0-INTERNAL SWEPT PATH ANALYSIS
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 07 R0-INDICATIVE SET DOWN AREA
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 08 R2-SWITCHROOM DETAILS
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 09 R2-CONTAINERS DETAILS
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 10 R1-BATTERY CONTAINER UNIT DETAILS
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 11 R1-TRANSFORMER INVERTER DETAILS
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 12 R1-PALADIN MESH FENCING AND CCTV DETAILS DETAILS
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 13 R0-TYPICAL ACOUSTIC FENC
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 14 R0-CCTV LAYOUT
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 15 R0-SITE ACCESS
08/02/2022 SRE1138 03 16 R0-SITE ACCESS - CONSTRUCTION DETAILS - A3L
08/02/2022 SRE1138 Outline CEMP FINAL
08/02/2022 SRE1138 PDAS FINAL
08/02/2022 SRE1138 Transport Statement FINAL
08/02/2022 Arboricultural assessment part 1
08/02/2022 Arboricultural assessment part 2
08/02/2022 Arboricultural assessment part 3
08/02/2022 Arboricultural assessment part 4
08/02/2022 Landscape and Visual appraisal Part 1
08/02/2022 Landscape and Visual appraisal Part 2
08/02/2022 Landscape and Visual appraisal Part 3
08/02/2022 Landscape and Visual appraisal Part 4
08/02/2022 Landscape and Visual appraisal Part 5
08/02/2022 Ecological appraisal Part 1
08/02/2022 Ecological appraisal Part 2
08/02/2022 Ecological appraisal Part 3
08/02/2022 Biodiversity impact assessment
08/02/2022 Tree schedule
08/02/2022 Mitigation plan
08/02/2022 Noise assesment
08/02/2022 Response Jane Curley
08/02/2022 Screening opnion
08/02/2022 Covering Letter
08/02/2022 FRA Part 1
08/02/2022 FRA Part 2
08/02/2022 FRA Part 3
08/02/2022 FRA Part 4
09/02/2022 Consultation response Environment Agency
09/02/2022 Consultation response Ramblers Ass.
10/02/2022 COnsultation response Severn Trent Water
11/02/2022 10541 Photomontage Commentary [A] Pt2.
11/02/2022 10541 Photomontage Commentary [A] Pt1
11/02/2022 Public Comment Ian Podmore
14/02/2022 Public Comment Jean Salter
14/02/2022 Public Comment Ian Dakin
14/02/2022 Consultation Response Brian Hamilton Peak and Northern Footpaths Society
16/02/2022 SRE1138 03 03 R2-INDICATIVE SITE LAYOUT
16/02/2022 SRE1138 03 04 R1-SITE SURVEY
16/02/2022 SRE1138 03 05 R1-AERIAL OVERVIEW
16/02/2022 SRE1138 03 01 R2-SITE LOCATION PLAN
16/02/2022 SRE1138 03 02 R1-PLANNING APPLICATION BOUNDARY
21/02/2022 Public comment Ian Podmore
28/02/2022 Consultation response SCC Flood Risk Team.
03/03/2022 Consultation response SCC Mineral and waste
07/03/2022 Consultation Response Cheddleton Parish Council
15/03/2022 Public comment Mark Johnson Moorlands Climate Action
16/03/2022 Consultation response National Grid.
23/03/2022 Consultation response Staffs Wildlife Trust
12/05/2022 Consultation Response SCC Flood Risk Managment
17/05/2022 FRA Appendix 3, 4 and 5
24/05/2022 Consultation Response SCC Flood Risk Managment
30/05/2022 Public Comment Ian Podmore
01/06/2022 SRE1138 03 01 R2-SITE LOCATION PLAN - A2L
01/06/2022 SRE1138 03 02 R1-PLANNING APPLICATION BOUNDARY - A2L
01/06/2022 SRE1138 03 03 R3-INDICATIVE SITE LAYOUT - A0P
01/06/2022 SRE1138 03 04 R1-SITE SURVEY - A2L
01/06/2022 SRE1138 03 05 R2-AERIAL OVERVIEW - A2L
01/06/2022 SRE1138 03 06 R1-INTERNAL SWEPT PATH ANALYSIS - A3L
01/06/2022 SRE1138 03 07 R1-INDICATIVE SET DOWN AREA - A3L
01/06/2022 SRE1138 03 14 R1-CCTV LAYOUT - A3L
08/06/2022 Consultation response Landscape and visual.
08/06/2022 Consultation response Landscape and visual.
09/06/2022 SRE1138 03 16 R1-SITE ACCESS - CONSTRUCTION DETAILS - A3L
09/06/2022 SRE1138 03 15 R1-SITE ACCESS - A3L
09/06/2022 SRE1138 03 14 R2-CCTV LAYOUT - A3L
09/06/2022 SRE1138 03 07 R2-INDICATIVE SET DOWN AREA - A3L
09/06/2022 SRE1138 03 06 R2-INTERNAL SWEPT PATH ANALYSIS - A3L
09/06/2022 SRE1138 03 05 R3-AERIAL OVERVIEW - A2L
09/06/2022 SRE1138 03 03 R4-SITE LAYOUT - A0P
16/06/2022 Public comment Ian Podmore
16/06/2022 SRE1138 03 03 R5-SITE LAYOUT
16/06/2022 SRE1138 03 05 R4-AERIAL OVERVIEW
16/06/2022 SRE1138 03 06 R3-INTERNAL SWEPT PATH ANALYSIS
16/06/2022 SRE1138 03 07 R3-INDICATIVE SET DOWN AREA
16/06/2022 SRE1138 03 14 R3-CCTV LAYOUT
16/06/2022 13269.02.v3 Cellarhead BESS
16/06/2022 M5041-Avonug-CellarheadBatterySite-Envr1-v5-090622
16/06/2022 Consultation response SCC Highways
16/06/2022 Consultation response Ryder Landscape Consultants
21/06/2022 Decision notice