Project status

  • Holding information
  • Active information
  • Closed for comments
  • Planning submitted
  • Planning decision
  • In construction

Welcome to
Pepperhill Solar Farm

Low Carbon is proposing a new solar farm, to be known as Pepperhill Solar Farm, located on land south of Holyhead Road, Albrighton. The project will generate approximately 23 megawatts (MW), producing enough clean renewable energy to cover the annual electrical consumption of approximately 7,600 homes each year.

  • Project Status

    Closed for comments

  • Site address

    Boningale, Shropshire

Pepperhill Solar Farm

Thank you for the feedback provided during our consultation, which has now closed. We are reviewing the information along with the technical studies to refine our indicative layout.

Following this process to will let you know of the next steps and once we have submitted a planning application.

Please contact us if you would like to speak to a member of the project team.

Timeline

  1. January to February 2022

    Planning pre-application and EIA Screening

    Completed 2022-02-28
  2. April to May 2022

    Community Consultation

    Completed 2022-05-17
  1. Late Spring to Summer 2022

    Potential planning application submission to Shropshire Council

  2. Winter 2022

    Shropshire Council will consider and determine the application

  3. Spring/Summer 2023

    Commencement of Construction (if planning permission is granted)

Additional Information

  • An Environmental Impact Assessment (ElA) Screening request was submitted to Shropshire Council in January 2022 - the Council screened the project NON-EIA in March 2022.
  • A wide range of environmental subjects will be taken into consideration including traffic impacts, landscape and visual impacts and ecology.
  • Currently, we are working to submit a full planning application in late Spring-Summer 2022, after we have had the opportunity to make any project refinements following the community consultation.
  1. Completed
    2022-02-28
  2. Completed
    2022-05-17