Pre-application Consultation

Edintore Exhibition VenueWe offer advice and assistance to developers on preparing pre-application consultation strategies, reflecting the local community arrangements and geography. We typically use; surveys, websites, public exhibitions, and 1-to-1 correspondence to maximise the value of the consultation process. Our reports are comprehensive, setting out clearly our approach and the findings from the consultation. A summary of the services we offer can be found here.

Examples of Our Projects

Brown Muir Wind Farm Proposal

Following the withdrawal of the original Section 36 (Electricity Act) application for a wind farm on Brown Muir Hill in August 2013, DCL have been engaged by vento ludens to continue to provide community engagement and pre application consultation services in support of a new planning application that will be submitted to the Moray Council for consideration.

Creggan Wind Farm Proposal

Carried out a local neighbour mapping exercise and follow up interviews.¬† Advising on public consultation activities and local resident communications as part of the client’s community engagement responsibilities

Sandy Knowe Wind Farm Proposal

Advising on public consultation activities and local resident communications as part of the client’s community engagement responsibilities.

Designed, carried out and analysed statistical sample of local residents to establish an independent view of what local people thought about the Wind Farm proposal.

Longburn Wind Farm proposal

Advising on public consultation activities and local resident communications as part of the client’s community engagement responsibilities.

Sallachy Wind Farm proposal

Lead consultant advising on pre-application submission community engagement, including accountability for coordinating all community based communications, managing a residents’ survey and arranging public exhibitions.

Advisor on the development of a community benefits framework offer involving positive negotiations with 3 local community councils, the Highland Council and University of the Highlands and Islands.

Edintore Wind Farm

Lead consultant advising on pre-application submission community engagement, including accountability for coordinating all community based communications, managing a residents’ survey and arranging public exhibitions.

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