Planning and Restructuring

Wilson Fearnall’s client was approached by a developer interested in around eight acres of potential development land, on the edge of a village.  After initial evaluation further land was added to the proposal to overcome access issues and provide a larger area for public open...
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Crown Wind Farm

Wilson Fearnall has been instrumental in the delivery of this project of four 55kW Endurance E3120 wind turbines on a hillside just outside the village of Crawshawbooth in Lancashire. The scheme has been developed in partnership with the wind turbine manufacturer and three local...
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Solar Opportunity

Wilson Fearnall was instructed to investigate the potential for renewable energy on a farm in Cheshire.  After a comprehensive assessment the greatest potential was for a multi megawatt solar installation. The client was not in the position to take on the development and...
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Land Purchase

Our farming client wished to purchase 30 acres of land, adjacent to their holding in Shropshire, in order to expand the existing business.  Wilson Fearnall carried out a financial assessment of the current business to explore the feasibility of this acquisition. Once the...
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Farm Business Tenancy Restructure

Wilson Fearnall was asked to review and formalise and new arrangement between Landlord and Farming tenant for 120 acres of land in Cheshire. Historically the land had been let on an informal arrangement but this left a number of ‘grey areas’ that favoured neither party.  After...
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Wind Farm Option and Lease

Wilson Fearnall has been involved in the successful negotiation of well over 300MW’s of Option, Lease and Joint Venture agreements for the operation of onshore wind turbines.  Projects range from single, multi MW commercial wind farms to multi-site, small scale feed-in tariff...
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500kW Wind Turbine

Wilson Fearnall has provided feasibility, site acquisition and full EIA and planning project management for a 500kW wind turbine in Cumbria.  The wind turbine will be up to 79m to blade tip height and supply the annual electricity requirements of approximately 430 homes.  The...
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Co-op to change renewable lending

  The Co-op Bank is preparing to spin off its renewable energy lending operations into a new business that could lead to the stock market listing of a portfolio of assets worth more than £500m. Read more……..
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Variation of Planning Conditions

Having previously gained consent for a 55kW wind turbine the client had been restricted to a specific colour of turbine by the planning conditions. The turbine of choice was not available in the required colours and as such the project could not lawfully be constructed. Wilson...
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Solar on Grade 2* listed building

Wilson Fearnall were asked to evaluate the various types of renewable energy project that could be utilised on a Grade 2* listed building in Shropshire. Whilst only a modest solar installation would be feasible full planning and listed building consent was required. After liaison...
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