Local Planning Authority: South Lakeland District Council
Postcode of nearby property: LA6 2QB
Site status: Operational
Number of turbines: 6
Tip height: 100m
Electricity generation capacity: Up to 12.3MW
Lifetime of wind farm: 25 years plus two years for construction and decommissioning

Further information:
Banks Renewables’ Armistead wind farm consists of six 100m to tip turbines and began generating electricity in February 2013.

The Armistead Wind Farm Community Fund receives £12,300 each year which is allocated by representatives from the local parish councils as well as the district and county councillors for the ward.

Please click on the following link for more information on the County Durham Community Foundation (CDCF) website including deadlines and application forms.

If you would like to apply to the community fund, please click here.

Before applying for a grant
Applicants MUST contact James Eaglesham, Fund Manager at the CDCF, before applying for a grant. Tel 0191 378 6342 or email james@bankscommunityfund.org.uk

APPLY HERE: Grant applications have to be made on line via the County Durham Community Foundation (CDCF) website.

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