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Application Details
Application number SMD/2022/0180 Application type Full Planning - Large scale MAJOR apps
Site address Newfields Farm, Rownall Road, Wetley Rocks, Staffordshire, ST9 0BS Proposal Development of a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) with ancillary infrastructure, security fence, access, landscaping and biodiversity enhancements, to provide balancing services to the local electricity grid
Applicant name Mr Simeon Batov

REPD Ltd
Agent name Adam Crews

Third Revolution Projects
Applicant address Paddington, London, W2 6BQ Agent address Build Studios, London, SE1 7FR
Application status Consultations/Re-consultations issued

Received date 04/04/2022 Valid date 21/04/2022
Fee due 6006.00 Fee paid 6006.00
Determination required date 21/07/2022 Agreed extended date
Case Officer Jane Curley
Start of Public Consultation period 28/04/2022 End of Public Consultation period 01/06/2022
Referred to Secretary of State date Referral expiry date
Decision by Committee date
Decision Awaiting Decision Decision Date
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 ANNEXE, GREENFIELDS, THORNEY EDGE ROAD, BAGNALL, ST9 9LA
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
SCC (Public Rights Of Way) Staffordshire County Council,
Severn Trent Water Ltd Network Development, Regis Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8RU
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust The Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, ST17 0WT
SMDC Environmental Health Environmental Health,
SMDC Service Commissioning team
SMDC Waste (Operational Services) LEEK
SMDC Operational Services (Leisure / Recreation)
SMDC Regeneration - Economic Development Moorlands House, Leek,
SMDC Regneration - Planning Policy Moorlands House, Leek,
Cllr Michael Bowen Cheddleton Ward,
Cllr Sav Scalise Cheddleton Ward,
Cllr Michael Worthington Cheddleton Ward,
Cheddleton Parish Council 34, The Walks, Leek, Staffordshire , ST13 8BY
The Owner / Occupier CELLARHEAD ELECTRICITY SUBSTATION, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BS
The Owner / Occupier FAR LITTLE WASTE FARM, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BP
The Owner / Occupier GREENFIELDS, THORNEY EDGE ROAD, BAGNALL, ST9 9LA
The Owner / Occupier WATER SUPPLY AT GREENFIELDS, THORNEY EDGE ROAD, BAGNALL,
SCC (Flood Risk Management) Staffordshire County Council, Flood Team,

Attachments - Click the Description to view the attachment in a new window.
Date Description
28/04/2022 Plan and Elevations of 132kV Switchyard DNO Compound
28/04/2022 Plan and Elevations of 132kV Switchyard DNO Compound
28/04/2022 Plan and Elevations of DNO Substation
28/04/2022 Overall Site Layout
28/04/2022 Elevations and Sections of 132kV Substation
28/04/2022 Elevations and Sections of 132kV Substation
28/04/2022 Elevations and Sections of 132kV Substation
28/04/2022 Overall Site External Elevations
28/04/2022 Overall Site External Elevations
28/04/2022 Plan and Elevations of 13233kV Power Transformer
28/04/2022 Plan and Elevations of 132kV Switchyard
28/04/2022 Plan and Elevations of 40 ft. Battery Container Unit
28/04/2022 Plan and Elevations of MV Transformer and PCS Unit
28/04/2022 Plan and Elevations of Customer ControlSwitchgear Building
28/04/2022 Application Form
28/04/2022 Tree Survey
28/04/2022 Biodiversity Net Gain Report
28/04/2022 Biodiversity Net Gain Appendix1
28/04/2022 Landscape and Visual Impact Assesment Appendix A
28/04/2022 Landscape and Visual Impact Assesment Appendix B
28/04/2022 Landscape and Visual Impact Assesment Part 1
28/04/2022 Landscape and Visual Impact Assesment Part 2
28/04/2022 Transport Statement
28/04/2022 Flood Risk & Surface Water Drainage Assessment
28/04/2022 Preliminary Ecological Appraisal
28/04/2022 Alternative Site Search
28/04/2022 Photomontages
28/04/2022 Photomontages
28/04/2022 Photomontages
28/04/2022 Noise Assessment
28/04/2022 Planning Statement
28/04/2022 Topographical Survey
28/04/2022 Location plan
28/04/2022 Landscape and ecology mitigations and enhancements plan
28/04/2022 Consultation response SCC Public rights of way
28/04/2022 Consultation response Ramblers Ass
29/04/2022 Consultation response Northern Footpaths Society.
04/05/2022 Consultation response Environment Agency
09/05/2022 Consultation Response Severn Trent Water
16/05/2022 Consultation response SCC Flood Risk Team.
23/05/2022 Public Comment Penny Dabell
23/05/2022 Public Comment Penny Dabell
31/05/2022 Consultation Response SCC Highways
09/06/2022 Consultation Response Cheddleton Parish Council