South Lanarkshire Council



Cumberhead Wind Farm
Stockbriggs from New Trows C13 to Cumberhead
Lesmahagow, Lanark

The Town and Country Planning (The Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

Notice Under Regulation 21(1)

The proposed development at Cumberhead Wind Farm, Stockbriggs from New Trows C13 to Cumberhead, Lesmahagow, Lanark is subject to environmental impact assessment under the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017.

Planning ref: P/22/0878

Notice is hereby given that an Environmental Impact Assessment report (EIA report) has been submitted to South Lanarkshire Council by Mr Ryan Donovan relating to the planning application in respect of erection of 14 wind turbines (12 no. with a 149.9m maximum height to tip and 2 no. with a 180m maximum height to tip) with a maximum output of up to 50MW and associated infrastructure including substation, control building, crane hardstandings, underground cabling, transformer enclosures, temporary construction compounds, borrow pits, permanent wind monitoring mast and new and upgrading of existing access tracks (Section 42 application to amend condition 3 of planning permission P/18/1540, to permit operational lifetime for a 30 year period).

Possible decisions relating to the planning application are:–

(i) approval of the application without conditions;

(ii) approval of the application with conditions;

(iii) refuse permission.

Due to COVID-19, applications for planning permission listed below together with the plans and other documents submitted with them can only be inspected online at . Due to the closure of Council offices, they cannot currently be inspected at the usual Q&A locations.

Copies of the EIA report may be purchased at the specified cost of £750 for a paper copy and £20 for a USB from:

Any person who wishes to make representations to South Lanarkshire Council about the EIA report should make them in writing within 30 days of the date of this notice to the Head of Planning and Regulatory Services at Floor 6, Council Offices, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 0AA or by email to, or online at .

Please note that all emails or letters of objection or support for an application, including your name and address require to be open to public inspection and will be published on the Council’s website. Sensitive personal information such as signatures, email address and phone numbers will usually be removed.

If the developer is required to submit any supplementary information about a matter to be included in the EIA report, then further notice of this will be published and an additional period of 30 days given for representations to be made.

Legislation Information

The Town and Country Planning (The Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017