Archived News

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

BBC: Cleve Hill solar farm environmental fears

The UK’s largest solar farm is earmarked for the worst possible location, an environmental group says. A consortium of two energy companies has announced plans to build a solar park on 890 acres (360 hectares) … Read more