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Solar Farm Public Inquiry

A public inquiry was held after the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities called-in a planning application for a proposed solar farm near Great Wymondley, measuring 88 hectares with associated battery storage containers, transformers stations, storage buildings, fencing etc including means of access.


Following the public inquiry in September 2023, the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities granted planning permission for the proposed solar farm on land to the north and east of Great Wymondley.

You can read the full decision notice below.

Decision Notice in full

Inquiry dates

The inquiry opened on Tuesday 12 September 2023 and closed on Friday 22 September 2023.

Planning application details

  • Application by: AGR 4 Solar Limited
  • Location: land north and east of Great Wymondley
  • Planning Application Reference: 21/03380/FP
  • Planning Inspectorate Reference: APP/X1925/V/23/3323321

Core documents

Core Documents List

Inquiry Timetable V3

AGR Planning Witness Core Documents (CD38 - CD65)

CD49 Powering Up Britain

CD50a DUKES_2022

CD56 NPPF_Sept_23


CD59 Draft NPS_EN-1

CD60 Draft NPS_EN-3

CD64a NPPG_Green Belt

CD64b NPPG_Climate Change

AGR Flood Risk and Drainage Witness Core Documents (CD87 - CD89)

Rule 6 Party Documents - Joint Objectors Group (CD175 - CD196)

Inquiry Documents