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Rock armour strengthening

Highlands and Islands Enterprise have applied for permission to place rocks weighing between two and five tonnes to strengthen and repair existing rock armour at the Arnish fabrication yard.

The project, costing over £191,000, involves the creation of temporary access roads and the installation of a new toe.

Erect a Nissen hut

Planning consent is being sought to erect a Nissen hut within a garden at 55 Aird Tong. The applicant is Mr Iain Faller, of the same address. He plans to build the 15 metres by 7.31 metres on a 903 square metre extension plot.

Agricultural building

Prior notification has been submitted regarding the erection of an agricultural building at 15 Cromore. The applicant, Mr David Skene, of 7 Cromore, plans to use the 9 metres by six metres building to store machinery, feed and lambing.

Solar array

The Shop And Cafe Aros An Rubha at Knock, Point has submitted a planning application to install a solar array. Urras Storas an Rubha propose to install a wall-mounted 17.5kW array comprising 48 separate on the south facing elevation.

Erection of industrial supplies building

MacGregor Industrial Supplies Ltd. has applied to the Comhairle to remodel the Staran Workshop site on Sandwick Road, Stornoway. The work involves the erection of a new industrial supplies building and partially demolishing the existing building to retain an outdoor covered storage area.

Previously, the existing building was used as an MOT centre and a transport hub before being vacated.

The applicant hopes that the development on the 1.6-acre site will create two additional jobs, taking the payroll to 10.

MacGregor Industrial Supplies has operated in Stornoway for 15 years from rented premises in Rigs Road and later larger premises in Bells Road. Their application for planning consent also includes an electric charging point as the company plans to switch to an electric delivery fleet in the near future.

Erect a house

A planning application has been received to erect a house at 4A South Dell. The applicant, Mr Donald WM Smith, of 3 South Dell, 

Erect a house 

Planning permission is being sought to erect a house at 2 Orinsay, Lochs. The applicant, Mr Richard Cutler, of High Street, Milton, Oxfordshire, wishes to replace an existing house previously demolished.