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(Stop Turbine Onshore Proliferation In Torridge)


Campaign to stop five 107m high Wind Turbines Harbourcross, Meddon, North Devon.



Updated 06/11/2014 at 19:35


Another large turbine refused so we now wait to see what the developer does.

Installation and operation of a single 500kW wind turbine with a hub height of 50m and tip height of 77m.

Higher Fordmill Farm Woolsery Bideford Devon EX39 5RF

Ref. No: 1/0884/2013/FUL | Received: Thu 16 May 2013 | Validated: Thu 16 May 2013 | Status: Application Refused

Links to latest refusal documents

Decision Letter

Delegated Report



Torridge District Council have today refused the application for the 5 X 107m wind turbines.

This is good news, the 80m high anemometer mast has also been taken down from the site

this happend quite a few weeks ago.

I will keep you updated if I hear anymore news about this application.


Links to latest refusal documents

Decision Letter

Delegated Report


Another large turbines to worry about in the Meddon / Woolsery area !!

This one was refused but the developer has of course appealed on the 29th May 2014, why can they just not accept its a NO!!!

The Inspector has made his visit on the 23rd July 2014 and we know await his decision?

Installation and operation of a single 500kW wind turbine with a hub height of 50m and tip height of 75m.

Middle Huddisford Woolfardisworthy Bideford Devon EX39 5QX

Ref. No: 1/0805/2013/FUL | Received: Thu 12 Sep 2013 | Validated: Mon 16 Sep 2013 | Status: Appeal in Progress

Appeal Number: APP/W1145/A/14/2217862

To view the appeal status go to the link below and enter just the last 7 numbers.


Note the sizes of these two they are only farm turbines ! , they are the same size and bigger than the Bradworthy 3 at Stowford Cross.

The Photo Montages as always do not reflect the size on the landscape as seen with the naked eye.



Site Plan





Tower V Turbine

Big Ben Clock Tower 96m X 12m Versus Turbines 107m To Tip (Scaled as close as possible)


Picture showing all properties within 1.5Km radius of each of the five turbines will add more pins to most of the single properties when time permits.


Large Picture


Map shows positions of all known turbines taken from Council Planning Sites

We now have around 120 turbines working or in planning within a 15km radius of Bradworthy

(Total Visible on Map 451)

Key to Pin Colours is now on map.

If I have missed any or the status has changed please let me know

If you download the Google Addin Map (Turbine.KMZ) below you will get a better idea of what is happening.

I have grouped the turbines together in working , planning etc... so you can easily turn off different groups to aid viewing.

I will also carry on adding the planning numbers and location details onto each turbine pin.

Started adding Teignbridge , East Devon , South Hams.

I have added some 3D turbine models on the KMZ file


I know its not perfect but at least I am trying to show what is happening to DEVON !!!!


Click for large size map

Right Click and "Save Target As" (KMZ File)


We already have Fullabrook residents complaining of not being able to sleep properly because of the constant noise, lets stop Meddon Plan now before it is to late.

They will not be happy till North Devon is covered in Turbines so be warned it may be Meddon now but trust me it will be your area Next.


Turbine Comparison

Click for large size picture



This is a spreadsheet I try and keep updated with what it is roughly costing the electricity bill payers

of this country to subsidies wind power the total is now over £1 Billion !! just on the information I can gather from

BM Reports website and what the average price of one ROC is worth.

Excel Spreadsheet Link


Just added to Pictures section google 3d view of proposed turbine site.


Please keep checking site as we will add new content as and when available