A detailed assessment of the potential effects of the proposed development on the prevailing landscape character and visual amenity has been taken.
The assessment considered the individual effects that may arise from the Wind Farm and the cumulative effects in combination with other existing and approved developments within the area.
Completed studies include the identification of the zone of theoretical visibility (ZTV) for the proposed development. A total of 23 representative viewpoints within the ZTV have been identified in consultation with Melton Borough Council. Specialist computer software have been used to generate a set of photomontage images that show how the Wind Farm would look from each of the viewpoints.
1. Melton Airfield
Grid reference: 475257, 315963 Direction of view: 330º
2. Grimston (route of Midshires way)
Grid reference: 468406, 321492 Direction of view: 100º
3. Glebe Farm
Grid reference: 470692, 321064 Direction of view: 090°
4. A607 (Chalk Pool Hill)
Grid reference: 470420, 317582 Direction of view: 030°
5. A6006 (western end of Asfordby Hill)
Grid reference: 472218, 319212 Direction of view: 350°
6. Melton to Scalford Road
Grid reference: 476718, 321293 Direction of view: 260°
7. Horseguards (north west edge of Melton Mowbray)
Grid reference: 474017, 320681 Direction of view: 260°
8. B676 (north of site)
Grid reference: 471883, 323866 Direction of view: 180°
9. Wartnaby (entrance to Church)
Grid reference: 471241, 323149 Direction of view: 160°
10. Kettleby (west of Church)
Grid reference: 472385, 322967 Direction of view: 200°