Month: December 2017

Get Involved!

We’re a group of local residents working together to represent the views of the community and we couldn’t do it without your support. You can record the wildlife, sign our petition, volunteer to help, download posters and leaflets, spread the word. Click the title to find out more.

Deadline today! End of phase one consultation

Today – 22 December 2017 – is the deadline for phase one consultation feedback. Please do feedback via their form. COMPLETE OUR FEEDBACK FORM From: Cleve Hill Solar Park Ltd’s website: We are welcoming feedback … Read more

Subsidy-free solar at only 10 MW in size

In this article from PV Magazine, developer Anesco shows that a small 10 MW solar farm is financially viable: The 10 MW Clayhill solar farm and storage facility, developed by British renewable energy developer Anesco, … Read more

How many football pitches?

In a letter to local residents, Helen Whately says the scale of the site is equivalent to 400 football pitches. However, KentOnline in their article from 14 November Proposal to build Britain’s biggest solar farm near … Read more

The scale of the proposed development

Here’s the current thinking from the developer’s briefing pack [pdf] The proposed development site is on an area of approximately 890 acres (360 hectares). This is the same area as at least 640 football pitches.

The flood map

Here’s a link to the Environment Agency’s flood map service showing what the current flood probability is. It says this is an area with “a high probability of flooding” and is an area that benefits … Read more

You can help us

Please get in touch if you would like to help with managing this site. We need to know about all aspects of the proposed development and we want to show the landscape in all its glory. Send … Read more

Nagden and Graveney Marshes

Here’s the land that this website is all about – the location for what the developers are calling Cleve Hill Solar Park. Explore via Google Maps or Ordnance Survey

Helen Whately listens to Graveney residents

Helen Whately attended the consultation that was held at the Graveney Village Hall on 7th December. Graveney residents told me and @lambertleese of anguish at scale of proposed solar farm at consultation and @TheFreewheelPub afterwards … Read more