PPC/A/1142648 - Elrig Eggs Ltd: Elrig Farm - PPC Variation Application

Closed 21 Dec 2022

Opened 23 Nov 2022

Results updated 22 Dec 2022

SEPA has issued a variation (VAR02) to Elrig Eggs Limited following their application to vary their existing permit on a site at Elrig Farm, Elrig, Port William, Newton Stewart, DG9 9RB following consultation, on 22 December 2022.

The variation (VAR02) is available below.



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 Elrig Eggs Ltd to vary their existing PPC permit (PPC/A/1142648) at Elrig Farm, Port William, Newton Stewart, DG8 9RB to increase bird numbers by 64,000.  The additional birds will be housed in a new rearing unit at Low Killantrae.  The rearing unit will consist of 2 parallel buildings with a capacity of 32,000 birds each.  The proposed variation will increase total bird numbers to 240,000.  

A summary of their application is available below:

Why your views matter

SEPA have 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 November 2022 and 21 December 2022 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 November 2022 and 21 December 2022 before issuing the final decision.  If no comments are received, SEPA will issue the final decision no later than 21 December 2022 and issued documents will be published here. 

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


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