ASH undertook an LVIA and acted as expert witness for the proposed East Youlstone wind turbines
Two turbines of 100m tip height located in North Devon near the Cornish Border were given approval in 2013 following a successful outcome to the Planning Appeal hearing which took place in June 2012.
Torridge Council had cited landscape and visual considerations as being the main reasons for rejecting the original proposals; so overturning this verdict was key to the eventual success of the appeal.
Landscape and visual impact assessment
Cumulative landscape and visual impact assessment
Residential amenity study
What we did
The turbines are situated in North Devon, not far from the Devon-Cornwall Border and were promoted by London-based Developers Airvolution Energy (AvE) for whom ASH, in conjunction with Savills, has carried out a number of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIAs) for wind turbine proposals, across the UK.
ASH Director James Truscott stood as Expert Witness in respect of LVIA issues. Key issues assessed included potential effects upon an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the west and residential properties to the north.
Subsequent to being granted approval the turbines were constructed and are now operational.
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