Planning decision: onshore transmission works, Cockenzie, Prestonpans, East Lothian

Planning proposal relating to onshore transmission works at former Cockenzie power station, Prestonpans, East Lothian. This case is closed.

Status of case: closed
Action: planning permission granted
Action date: 22/02/2019

Scottish Government reference number: CIN-ELN-001
Planning authority reference number: 18/00189/PPM
Planning authority: East Lothian Council

Scottish Ministers may intervene in determining a planning proposal, whether an application or an appeal, where it is felt there is a national interest in doing so. We make all correspondence between ourselves, planning authorities and Historic Environment Scotland relating to each case's progress available to the public.

The attached documents relate to the planning application for the proposed onshore transmission works associated with Inch Cape offshore wind farm comprising the construction, operation and decommissioning of onshore substation electricity cables and associated infrastructure required to export electricity from the offshore wind farm to the national electricity transmission system at the former Cockenzie Power Station site, Prestonpans, East Lothian (ref. CIN-ELN-001):

  • reference of application direction letter
  • decision letter granting planning permission

More information

Planning Circular 3 2009: Notification of Planning Applications provides context to the above proposal.

CIN-ELN-001 - reference of application direction letter.pdf
CIN-ELN-001 - decision letter granting planning permission



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The Scottish Government
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