Search

MP pledges to meet Little Dunham developers

PUBLISHED: 10:03 05 March 2010 | UPDATED: 11:39 08 July 2010

MID-Norfolk MP Keith Simpson has pledged to meet the developers behind a controversial plan to build a 40-acre electricity substation.

MID-Norfolk MP Keith Simpson has pledged to meet the developers behind a controversial plan to build a 40-acre electricity substation.

On Friday Mr Simpson met Little Dunham villagers campaigning against a planning application to build the substation which would redirect energy harnessed from a proposed windfarm off the north Norfolk coast.

Mr Simpson said he was “struck by the size” of the proposed development and would be seeking a meeting with developers Warwick Energy to hear its case before the matter is heard by a planning committee, at a date yet to be set.

He said: “The proposed development is on a vast scale and right next to a small village and quite rightly the residents have raised a lot of questions. My natural inclination is to be against it, but I look forward to hearing the developers explain the reasons why they chose this particular site and how they will answer the questions put to them.”

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Watton and Swaffham Times

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists