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Gooseholme Common, Planning Notice

Notice ID: BRA2361558

Notice effective from
7th April 2022 to 7th May 2022

Form Of Notice For Advertising Approval Date Of Application: 01 April 2022 Gooseholme Common Cl153

The Environment Agency has applied to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for consent under section 38 of the Common Act 2006 to carry out restricted works on Gooseholme Common. The Planning Inspectorate will decide the application on behalf of the Secretary of State. The proposed works are for the installation of a new pumping station and outfall structure for Stock Beck as part of the Kendal Flood Risk Management Scheme Phase 1. In addition, landscaping will be completed to Gooseholme Common with new flood defences and gates to the north of the site. The proposed works will cover the whole of Gooseholme Common with new culvert piping to the outfall structure running under the current pedestrian footpath through the park. The proposed pumping station is part of a complex network of measures linking back to a new Motor Control Centre outside the Common to operate the pumping measures. A copy of the application form and accompanying documents can be viewed online at or you can obtain a paper copy by emailing The Application will be available for comment until the 29th April 2022.

Any representations should be sent in writing ON or BEFORE that date to: The Planning Inspectorate, Commons Team 3A Temple Quay House, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6PN Or sent to the Planning Inspectorate cannot be treated as confidential. They will be copied to the applicant and possibly other interested parties. To find out more about how the Planning Inspectorate uses and manages personal data, please go to the privacy notice ( Environment Agency


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