The Company were commissioned to carry out a Visual Impact Assessment as part of an EIA and Planning Application for a 10 turbine wind development to the south of Biggleswade in Bedfordshire. A comprehensive assessment over a 30km radius was undertaken to identify and evaluate significant environmental considerations for visual impact assessment. Exhibition material was prepared as part of the community consultation process. Thirty photomontages utilising specialist software were prepared following discussions with the Local Planning Authority. Cumulative assessment and a Residential Amenity Assessment were also considered as part of the environmental appraisal.
The project went to Appeal following refusal of planning permission, despite officer recommendation. TGP provided an expert witness at the successful Inquiry.
The company provided further expert advice on hedgerow protection and enhancement during the pre-construction phase.