Hewitt Farming Limited: Heads Inn free range poultry unit PPC permit application

Closed 21 Jul 2021

Opened 23 Jun 2021


It is part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations.

Application details

We received an application from Hewitt Farming Limited, Heads Inn Poultry Farm, Edinburgh Road, Carnwath, South Lanarkshire for a new permit to operate an installation to intensively rear 64,000 free range hens for egg production.  

A summary of their application is available below:

Why your views matter

SEPA has assessed the application and has drafted new permit conditions. These, along with the decision document, are available below:

This is your opportunity to let us know your views on the proposed conditions. The consultation will be open for 28 days from date of publication. SEPA will consider any comments received between 23/06/2021  and 21/07/2021 before issuing the final decision.

Your comments will be published unless you ask us not to, in which case we will publish a note saying that we received a response but have not made it publicly available.

What happens next

SEPA will consider any comments received during the consultation period between 23/06/2021 and 21/07/2021 before issuing the final decision. If no comments are received, SEPA will issue the final decision no later than 28/07/2021 and issued documents will be published here. 

If you have any queries, please contact registry@sepa.org.uk


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