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Application Details
Application number SMD/2023/0523 Application type Full Planning - Large scale MAJOR apps
Site address Land At Rownall Farm, Rownall Road, Wetley Rocks, Staffordshire, ST9 0BT Proposal Installation of a solar farm comprising ground mounted solar PV panels with a generating capacity of up to 49.99MW including mounting system, underground cabling, stock proof fence, CCTV, internal tracks and associated infrastructure, landscaping, biodiversity net gain and environmental enhancements for a temporary period of 40 years
Applicant name Mr Nick Beddoe

ROWNALL FARM SOLAR LIMITED
Agent name Mr Nick Beddoe

Lighthouse Development Consulting Limited
Applicant address Chancery Lane, London, United Kingdom, WC2A 1LS Agent address Tec Marina, Cardiff, CF64 1SA
Application status Consultations/Re-consultations issued

Received date 19/10/2023 Valid date 17/11/2023
Fee due 95033.00 Fee paid 95033.00
Determination required date 16/02/2024 Agreed extended date 30/05/2024
Case Officer Arne Swithenbank
Start of Public Consultation period 27/11/2023 End of Public Consultation period 09/05/2024
Referred to Secretary of State date Referral expiry date
Decision by Planning Committee Committee date 23/05/2024
Decision Under assessment by case officer 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
SCC (Flood Risk Management) Staffordshire County Council, Flood Team,
SCC (Planning) Staffordshire County Council, Planning Development Control, Stafford,
SCC (Minerals) Staffordshire County Council,
Campaign To Protect Rural England (Staffs Branch) Wedgwood Building, Block A, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH
Environment Agency The Environment Agency, Sentinel House, Wellington Crescent, Fradley Park, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 8RR
Staffordshire Fire And Rescue Hanley Community Fire Station, Lower Bethesda Street, Stoke On Trent, ST1 3RP
Natural England Parkside Court, Hall Park Way, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4LR
Peak & Northern Footpaths Society 48 Langtree Close, Cannock, WS12 3TT
Ramblers Association 48, Langtree Close, Cannock, Staffs, WS12 3TT
Police Liaison Crime Reduction Unit Staffordshire Constabulary,
Severn Trent Water Ltd Network Development, Regis Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8RU
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust The Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, ST17 0WT
SCC (Environmental) Staffordshire County Council, Environmental Advice Team,
SCC (Landscape) Staffordshire County Council, Environmental Advice Team Landscape,
SCC (Public Rights Of Way) Staffordshire County Council,
SCC (Archaeolgy / Historic Environment) Staffordshire County Council, Environmental Team Historic Environment,
SMDC Environmental Health Environmental Health,
SMDC Operational Services (Leisure / Recreation)
SMDC Regeneration - Economic Development Moorlands House, Leek,
SMDC Regneration - Planning Policy Moorlands House, Leek,
SMDC Service Commissioning team
SMDC Trees
SMDC Waste (Operational Services) LEEK
SMDC Conservation Conservation Officer, Town Hall, Buxton,
Cllr Michael Worthington Cheddleton Ward,
Cllr Oliver Pointon Cheddleton,
Cheddleton Parish Council 34, The Walks, Leek, Staffordshire , ST13 8BY
Bagnall Parish Council Parish Clerk, 60 John Street, Biddulph, Stoke on Trent, ST8 6AT
The Owner / Occupier WOOD FARM, THORNYEDGE ROAD, BAGNALL, ST9 9LB
The Owner / Occupier WOOD COTTAGE, THORNYEDGE ROAD, BAGNALL, ST9 9LB
The Owner / Occupier OSTLERS COTTAGE, LAKESIDE BARNS, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BS
The Owner / Occupier MOORLAND VIEW, LAKESIDE BARNS, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
The Owner / Occupier FAR ROWNALL COTTAGE, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
The Owner / Occupier FARRIERS COTTAGE, LAKESIDE BARNS, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BS
The Owner / Occupier COACH HOUSE, LAKESIDE BARNS, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BS
The Owner / Occupier BLUEBELL BARN, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
The Owner / Occupier ROWNALL COTTAGE FARM, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
The Owner / Occupier ROWNALL VIEW, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
The Owner / Occupier MEADOW VIEW, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BS
The Owner / Occupier LAKESIDE BARNS, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BS
The Owner / Occupier THORNEY EDGE FARM, THORNYEDGE ROAD, BAGNALL, ST9 9LD
The Owner / Occupier THORNEY EDGE HOUSE, THORNYEDGE ROAD, BAGNALL, ST9 9LD
The Owner / Occupier ROWNALL FARM, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
The Owner / Occupier WILLIAM CROFT, THORNYEDGE ROAD, BAGNALL, ST9 9LD
The Owner / Occupier IVY HOUSE FARM, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT
The Owner / Occupier LAKE BARN, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BS
The Owner / Occupier ROWNALL COTTAGE, ROWNALL ROAD, WETLEY ROCKS, ST9 0BT

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Date Description
27/11/2023 Application Form
27/11/2023 BWre21_RFM_PD_V2-01_module layout 1_1250
27/11/2023 BWre21_RFM_PD_V2-02_detail_modul_mounting_1_100.
27/11/2023 BWre21_RFM_PD_V2-04_detail_container - storage.
27/11/2023 BWre21_RFM_PD_V2-04_detail_gravel road.
27/11/2023 BWre21_RFM_PD_V2-10_detail_fence and gate.
27/11/2023 BWre21_RFM_PD_V2-10_detail_security camera
27/11/2023 BWre21_RFM_PD_V3-01_Site location plan
27/11/2023 BWre21_RFM_PD_V3-04_detail_substation
27/11/2023 BWre21_RFM_PD_V3-04_detail_transformer station 2500-3150kVA
27/11/2023 Fig 9 - Viewpoint 1A - Rownall Solar P0569
27/11/2023 Fig 10 - Viewpoint 1B - Rownall Solar P0569 Rev A
27/11/2023 Fig 11 - Viewpoint 2A - Rownall Solar P0569
27/11/2023 Fig 12 - Viewpoint 2B - Rownall Solar P0569
27/11/2023 Fig 13 - Viewpoint 3A - Rownall Solar P0569
27/11/2023 Fig 14 - Viewpoint 3B - Rownall Solar P0569
27/11/2023 Fig 15 - Viewpoint 4 - Rownall Solar P0569
27/11/2023 Fig 16 - Viewpoint 5 - Rownall Solar P0569 Rev A
27/11/2023 Fig 17 - Viewpoint 6 - Rownall Solar P0569
27/11/2023 Fig 18 - Viewpoint 7 - Rownall Solar P0569 Rev A
27/11/2023 Fig 19 - Viewpoint 8 - Rownall Solar P0569
27/11/2023 Fig 20 - Viewpoint 9 - Rownall Solar P0569
27/11/2023 Fig 21 - Viewpoint 10 - Rownall Solar P0569
27/11/2023 Fig 22 - Indicative Landscape Masterplan - Rownall Solar_P0569 Rev B
27/11/2023 Figs 1 - 4 - Rownall Solar_P0569
27/11/2023 Figs 5 - 8 - Rownall Solar_P0569
27/11/2023 LH23-20 Rownall Farm Planning Statement.
27/11/2023 Planning Statement - Appendix A
27/11/2023 Planning Statement Appendix B - Decision 3315877
27/11/2023 Planning Statement Appendix D - Appeal Decision 3300299
27/11/2023 Planning Statement Appendix E - 3300222 Appeal Decision.
27/11/2023 Planning Statement Appendix F - Appeal-Decision-3318171
27/11/2023 Rownall Farm Solar_AIA
27/11/2023 Rownall Farm Solar_Ecology_ PEA_Report_(January2022)
27/11/2023 Rownall Farm Solar_Ecology_Bat-Ground-Level-and-Aerial-Assessment_(February2022)
27/11/2023 Rownall Farm Solar_Ecology_Breeding-Birds_(June2022)
27/11/2023 Rownall Farm Solar_Ecology_GCN-eDNA_(May2022)
27/11/2023 Rownall Farm Solar_FRA
27/11/2023 Rownall Farm Solar_LEMP
27/11/2023 Rownall Farm Solar_LVIA
27/11/2023 Rownall Farm Solar_NIA
27/11/2023 Public Comment Alan Bell
28/11/2023 Consultation Response SCC Minerals + Waste
28/11/2023 Consultation Response Environment Agency
28/11/2023 Public Comment Brian Hamilton
28/11/2023 Public Comment Brian Hamilton (2)
11/12/2023 Land at Rownall Farm ALC report V1.
11/12/2023 Consultation response SCC Flood Risk Team
12/12/2023 Consultation Response AES Waste
15/12/2023 Consultation response Staffordshire Police
18/12/2023 Public comment Ian Podmore
18/12/2023 Photo 1 Ian Podmore
18/12/2023 Photo 2 Ian Podmore
18/12/2023 Photo 3 Ian Podmore
18/12/2023 Public comment Ed and Jane Heath
19/12/2023 Public comment David Salmon
19/12/2023 Public comment John Salmon
20/12/2023 Consultation response Cheddleton PC
20/12/2023 Public comment Brenda Mcnichol
21/12/2023 Public comment Penny Dabell
21/12/2023 Consultation response - ecology - SWT
21/12/2023 Public comment Joanne Wheeler
22/12/2023 Consultation response Natural England
27/12/2023 Public comment Pamela Abell
27/12/2023 Public comment Pamela Abell
27/12/2023 Public Comment Peter and Jaime Slinn
29/12/2023 Public comment Julie Martin
29/12/2023 Public comment Chris Martin
03/01/2024 Public comment Toni Jade Harper
04/01/2024 Public Comment S Wilton
04/01/2024 Public Comment David and Karon Ball
04/01/2024 Public Comment Penny Dabell
05/01/2024 Public Comment Debbie Harrrison
05/01/2024 Consultation Response Arboricultural Officer
07/01/2024 Public Comment Julia Podmore
08/01/2024 Public Comment Debbie Harrison 2
08/01/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 2
08/01/2024 Public Comment Debbie Harrison 3
08/01/2024 Public Comment Andrew Simpson
09/01/2024 Applicant's Bat Transect Survey
09/01/2024 Applicant's BNG report
09/01/2024 Public Comment Mark Harper
09/01/2024 Consultation Response Natural England 2
09/01/2024 Public Comment Amanda and Craig Hercock
10/01/2024 Public Comment C Barker
10/01/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 3
10/01/2024 Public Comment A Krawiecki
10/01/2024 Public Comment Thomas William Wheeler
10/01/2024 Public Comment Mr Reeves
10/01/2024 Consultation Response SCC Highways
10/01/2024 Public comment Debbie Harrison
10/01/2024 Public comment James
10/01/2024 Public comment Alison Ferneyhough
10/01/2024 Public comment Amanda Gardener
10/01/2024 Public comment H Charlesworth
10/01/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 4
11/01/2024 Public comment Rob Sutton RKW
11/01/2024 Public comment Mrs V Green
11/01/2024 Public Comment Frances Litherland
11/01/2024 Public comment Lynne Wootton
14/01/2024 Public Comment Debbie Harrison 4
14/01/2024 Public Comment Mark Harper 2
15/01/2024 Consultee Response - Nature Space - GC newts
15/01/2024 Public Comment Lewis
16/01/2024 Public Comment Mrs S Beardmore
17/01/2024 Consultation Response Enviromental Health Officer
17/01/2024 Public Comment Connah
18/01/2024 Public comment Andrew Barker Columbia Sportswear
18/01/2024 Public Comment Lincoln Boulton
19/01/2024 Public comment Mark Beardmore
22/01/2024 Public comment Claire Houston Brown
22/01/2024 Public comment Valerie Houston
23/01/2024 Consultation Response Staffordshire Police 2
24/01/2024 Public comment Amanda Williams
24/01/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 5
28/01/2024 Public Comment Julie Rhodes
29/01/2024 Construction Traffic Management Plan_Part1
29/01/2024 Construction Traffic Management Plan_Part2
29/01/2024 Geophysical Survey Report_Part1
29/01/2024 Geophysical Survey Report_Part2
29/01/2024 Geophysical Survey Report_Part3
29/01/2024 Geophysical Survey Report_Part4
29/01/2024 Historic Environment Desk-Based Assessment_Part1
29/01/2024 Historic Environment Desk-Based Assessment_Part2
29/01/2024 Historic Environment Desk-Based Assessment_Part3
29/01/2024 Consultation Response The Countryside Charity
30/01/2024 Public Comment Helen evans
30/01/2024 Consultation Response SCC Planning and Enabling
30/01/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 6
31/01/2024 Public Comment Richard Stubbs
31/01/2024 Public Comment Jack Stubbs
31/01/2024 Public Comment Alan Wootton
31/01/2024 Public Comment Denise Chenoweth
31/01/2024 Public Comment Richard Stubbs 2
31/01/2024 Public Comment Enza Amantia
31/01/2024 Public Comment M Sasiain
31/01/2024 Public Comment M Sasiain
31/01/2024 Public Comment Alice Williams
31/01/2024 Public Comment Gillian Sherwin
31/01/2024 Public Comment Ellie Boothroyd
31/01/2024 Public Comment Enza Amantia
31/01/2024 Public Comment Jennifer Barker.
31/01/2024 Public Comment Sheila Pointon
31/01/2024 Public Comment Enza Amantia
01/02/2024 Public Comment Tracey Dawson
01/02/2024 Public comment Tony Dawson
01/02/2024 Public Comment Mark Wilson
01/02/2024 Public Comment N Weaver
01/02/2024 Public Comment Erica Pugh
01/02/2024 Public Comment Angela Finney
01/02/2024 Public Comment Tony Finney
01/02/2024 Public Comment Tony Hine 2
01/02/2024 Public Comment David Varley
01/02/2024 Public Comment Kathryn Howel
01/02/2024 Public Comment Kathryn Howell 2
01/02/2024 Public Comment Denise Varley
01/02/2024 Public Comment Caryl Siegertsz
01/02/2024 Public Comment Derryn Blairs
01/02/2024 Public Comment Andrew Wootton
01/02/2024 Public Comment Paul Brown
01/02/2024 Public Comment Michelle Beaumont
02/02/2024 Public Comment Christine Edge
02/02/2024 Public Comment Christine
02/02/2024 Pubic Comment Denise Elizabeth Johnson
02/02/2024 Public Comment Antony Reilly
02/02/2024 Public Comment R Dalani
02/02/2024 Public Comment M Diaz
02/02/2024 Public Comment Paul Mayland
03/02/2024 Public Comment M Diaz 2
03/02/2024 Public Comment Mrs Sonja Mayland
03/02/2024 Public Comment Ceri Reed
03/02/2024 Public Comment Elizabeth Hancock
03/02/2024 Public Comment Denise Elizabeth Johnson
04/02/2024 Public Comment Jayne Krawiecka
04/02/2024 Public Comment Andrew Krawiecki
04/02/2024 Public Comment Mary Barber
04/02/2024 Public Comment Claudio Ramos
04/02/2024 Public Comment Mike Worthington 2
05/02/2024 Public Comment M Diaz 3
05/02/2024 Public Comment Tim Briggs
05/02/2024 Public Comment S Beardmore
05/02/2024 Public Comment N Boulton
05/02/2024 Public Comment Jane Brunt
05/02/2024 Public Comment Mr and Mrs Jackson
05/02/2024 Public Comment Toni Bagguley
05/02/2024 Public Comment Marc Bagguley
06/02/2024 Public Comment Ruth
06/02/2024 Public Conmment Debbie Harrison 5
06/02/2024 Public Comment Jo Pickstock
06/02/2024 Public comment M Isaacs
06/02/2024 Public comment Ian Podmore 7
07/02/2024 Public Comment Marge Isaacs 2
07/02/2024 Public Comment L Barrett
07/02/2024 Public Comment E Ratcliff
07/02/2024 Public Comment Karen Smith
08/02/2024 Public comment - Mr Batson
08/02/2024 Public Comment S Nadin
08/02/2024 Public Comment Michael Holford
08/02/2024 Public comment G Sanders
08/02/2024 Public comment A Boulton
08/02/2024 Public comment L Boulton
08/02/2024 Public comment P & C Holdcroft
08/02/2024 Public comment Mr Crank
08/02/2024 Public comment Dr P Flanagan
08/02/2024 Public comment D Slater-Coates
09/02/2024 Public comment A Collis
09/02/2024 Consultation response AES Waste (2)
09/02/2024 Public comment R Weston
10/02/2024 Public comment D Streeter
10/02/2024 Public comment J Isaacs
10/02/2024 Public comment S Wilton (2)
10/02/2024 Public comment D Clowes
11/02/2024 Public comment T Bagguley
11/02/2024 Public comment M Bagguley
12/02/2024 Public comment - Holdcroft
12/02/2024 Public comment M Hollinshead
12/02/2024 Public comment L Thompson
12/02/2024 Public comment S Thompson
12/02/2024 Public comment L Thompson (2)
12/02/2024 Public comment J G Cosgrove
12/02/2024 Additional comments Natural England in relation to the amendment
12/02/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 8
13/02/2024 Public comment D Hall
14/02/2024 Public comment F Litherland
14/02/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 9
14/02/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 10
16/02/2024 Public Comment Penny
16/02/2024 Public Comment D Bourne
17/02/2024 Public COmment R Johnson
17/02/2024 Public Comment Mr J Barnett
18/02/2024 Public Comment Elizabeth Salmon
18/02/2024 Public Comment Nick Maslen
18/02/2024 Public Comment Geoff Warrington
18/02/2024 Public Comment Patricia Warrington
18/02/2024 Public Comment Vicky Vincent
18/02/2024 Public Comment Gail Missole
18/02/2024 Public Comment E Mottram
18/02/2024 Public Comment Roy Davies
18/02/2024 Public Comment Mrs Kathleen Davies
18/02/2024 Public Comment Ian Hunt
18/02/2024 Public Comment Ian Hunt
18/02/2024 Public Comment Mr Roy Davies
18/02/2024 Public Comment Steve Mottram
19/02/2024 Public Comment Andrew Krawiecki 3
19/02/2024 Public Comment Andrew Krawiecki Bostik
19/02/2024 Public Comment Sharron Rushton
19/02/2024 Public Comment Morrison
19/02/2024 Public Comment Delphine Woodcock
19/02/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 11
19/02/2024 Public Comment Ian Hunt 2
19/02/2024 Public Comment Charlie Slinn
19/02/2024 Public Comemnt Mr G Hudson
19/02/2024 Public Comment Mrs S Hudson
19/02/2024 Public Comment Nichola McKenzie
19/02/2024 Public Comment Sir Lee Pearson CBE
19/02/2024 Public Comment J Slinn
20/02/2024 Public Comemnt Nichola McKenzie
20/02/2024 Pubic Comment Lloyd Beaumont Pearson
20/02/2024 Public Comment J Slinn 2
20/02/2024 Public Comment Petition 32 signatures
20/02/2024 Public Comment Sarah Barlow
20/02/2024 Public Comment J Tomkinson
20/02/2024 Public Comment Rob birch
20/02/2024 Public Comment J Slinn 3
20/02/2024 Public Comment Michelle Beaumont 2
20/02/2024 Public Comment Michelle Beaumont 3
21/02/2024 Public Comment Steve Mottram 2
21/02/2024 Public comment Joanne Wheeler 2
21/02/2024 Public Comment Honor Beaumont Pearson
21/02/2024 Public Comment Ian POdmore 12
21/02/2024 Public Comment Sharon Plant
21/02/2024 Public Comment Damian Pearson
22/02/2024 Public Comment J Slinn 4
23/02/2024 Public Comment Debbie Harrison 6
23/02/2024 Public Comment Andrew Krawiecki 4
23/02/2024 Public Comment Peter Orme
26/02/2024 Public Comment S Wilton 2
27/02/2024 Public Comment David Litherland
27/02/2024 Public Comment Helen Bridgett
27/02/2024 Public Comment Sean Kidd
28/02/2024 Public Comment Su Beardmore
29/02/2024 Public Comment Frances Litherland2
29/02/2024 Public Comment Barbara Millard
29/02/2024 Public Comment Natalie Hirst Flores
01/03/2024 Public Comment Peter Millard
01/03/2024 Consultation Response Cheddleton Parish Council
01/03/2024 Consultation Response Cheddleton Parish Council 2
03/03/2024 Public Comment Martyn Baddeley
03/03/2024 Public Comment Anthea Baddeley
03/03/2024 Public Comment Anthea Baddeley 2
08/03/2024 Public Comment Andrew Krawiecki 5
11/03/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 13
11/03/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 14
13/03/2024 Public Comment Ian Podmore 15
13/03/2024 Public Comment Susan Wilton
14/03/2024 Consultation Response Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
14/03/2024 Public Comment David Clowes
18/03/2024 Public Comment Daniel Halmarack
21/03/2024 Public Comment David Salmon2
23/03/2024 Public Comment Kevin Baker
23/03/2024 Public Comment Tom rowlands
23/03/2024 Public Comment Marie Rowlands
24/03/2024 Public Comment Rachael Swift
24/03/2024 Public Comment Linda Salt
25/03/2024 Public Comment Tim Belfield
25/03/2024 Public Comment Ben Follett
25/03/2024 Public Comment S Knowles
26/03/2024 Public Comment Denise Hart
26/03/2024 Public Comment Roger Simpson
26/03/2024 Public Comment David Salmon 3
26/03/2024 Public Comment Tom James
26/03/2024 Public Comment David Salmon 4
26/03/2024 Public Comment Alan Simpson
26/03/2024 Consultation Response Bagnall Parish Council
27/03/2024 Public Comment Jessica Naylor
28/03/2024 Public Comment Helen Charles
28/03/2024 Public Comment Julie Martin 2
31/03/2024 Mr Jonathan Fenton-Dawson
11/04/2024 Applicant Response to Env Hlth comments