Project status

  • Holding information
  • Active information
  • Closed for comments
  • Planning submitted
  • Planning decision
  • In construction

Welcome to
Birch Solar Farm

Birch Solar Farm will generate clean, renewable energy to supply power directly into the local network via underground cables.

At approximately 40 megawatts peak (MWp) the solar farm could provide enough energy to power over 12,850 homes.

Birch Solar Farm is located on Land north of Hardy's Green and west of Heckfordbridge.

Construction Information

Construction Hours

Our normal working hours for construction will be between:

  • 08:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Friday, and
  • 08:00 to 13:00 on Saturdays.

We will not work on Sundays or bank holidays, unless otherwise approved in writing by the local planning authority.

Construction Partner

We have appointed Equans to oversee the construction and delivery of the solar farm. Equans is a reputable company known for their expertise in sustainable energy projects. Their involvement ensures that the development of Birch Solar Farm will be carried out efficiently and with a strong commitment to quality and safety.

Access Information

The construction route will come from the A12 at junction 25 then following School Road and Birch Road from the north.

How will the site be accessed?

The construction route will access the site via Birch Road where an existing access serving Bockingham Hall Farm is located on the eastern boundary of the Site.