Welcome to the Thornton Moor Windfarm Action Group

We are a non-profit organisation that, with the help of our members, is trying to oppose plans by Banks Renewables to erect four 100m industrial turbines on Thornton Moor near Denholme, Bradford.

Please take a look around this website to find out more about our campaign and learn how you can help fight these plans.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please feel free to contact us.  Thank you.

New LARGER turbine proposal for Erlings Works

A new turbine application has been submitted to Bradford Council for a larger turbine at Erlings Works, based in Thornton/Denholme.The turbine will be over 57m tall which will dwarf the other 4 in situ in that area, the smallest of which is only 25m tall. It will also be larger than the turbines that proliferate [...]

45m turbine planning application for Whitakers/Denholme Business Park

The Owners of the Denholme Business Park have submitted a planning application to Bradford Council for a 45m tall wind turbine at the rear of their premises.  The hub is 30m tall, and each blade is 15m long.  To put this in perspective for you, this is roughly the same overall height as the turbine [...]

Omega Proteins jump on a wagon that isn’t smelly

Omega Proteins who work out of Erlings Works on Half Acre Road, Denholme are the latest to jump on the wind turbine band wagon.Plans have been submitted for a 35m Endurance turbine, which is identical to 2 turbines recently installed on Soil Hill, near Bradshaw and Keelham.Concerns have been raised, not only about the cumulative [...]

Banks Renewables issue Press Release about Copmanthorpe Windfarm

BANKS RENEWABLES SUSPENDS YORK WIND FARM PLANS IN LIGHT OF LOCAL RENEWABLESPLANNING POLICY UNCERTAINTYPlans for a new wind farm to the south west of York are being suspended inthe light of continuing uncertainty about the local planning regime.Banks Renewables put forward plans for the proposed Hagg Wood wind farm,which would have been situated on agricultural [...]

Important update re:- Wellahead Energy, Well Heads Farm, Thornton

This is an important notice to local residents of Denholme and Thornton to inform you that the owners of Well Heads Farm have applied to vary the planning permission that they were granted back in October 2012, reference 12/02492/FUL.The original planning permission is for 2 additional turbines similar to the one that they already have [...]

1 comment on this post.
  1. roger:

    Thanks for this website. You are acting as a focus for local and national efforts to oppose the industrialisation of the countryside.

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