Planning decision: expansion Mossend railhead and development of railfreight park

Planning proposal relating to expansion of Mossend Railhead (ref. PPA-320-2077-1). This case is closed

Status of case: closed
Action: planning permission granted
Action date: 06/10/2017

Scottish Government reference number: PPA-320-2077-1
Planning authority reference number: 13/02079/PPP
Planning authority: North Lanarkshire 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.


A decision by ministers is final. However, you may seek an appeal to the Court of Session within 6 weeks of the final decision. The Court of Session cannot change a decision, but it can force Ministers to reconsider one.

The attached documents relate to the planning application to / for full case title (ref. case-ref-number):

  • report to Scottish Ministers
  • decision letter granting planning permission

More information

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

Report to Scottish Ministers.pdf
Decision letter granting Planning Permission.pdf



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The Scottish Government
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