Solar plant for Cranham approved

Category: Community 7

Originally rejected by Havering Council Planning Committee on the grounds of inappropriate development on the Green Belt, the decision to build a Solar Power Park has been granted planning permission, after being appealed to the Regional Planning Inspector

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The Solar Park involves the installation of 11,700 solar panels laid out in 44 rows within an area of 5.5 hectares and will lie in between the Cranham Golf Course and the M25. When functioning, it is estimated the park will generate around 2.6MW of power.

Details of the original application can be viewed at P0907.14

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