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Moray West


We place a high value on engagement, and are committed to dialogue with the communities, organisations, enterprises and individuals who have an interest in the Moray Firth.

Consultation is at the heart of the development process, and we invite comments on the consultation papers which are published at various points in the process.

This page provides links to current consultation papers associated with Moray West.

Moray West Notice of Information under Habitats Regulations and Public Notice Adverts

Moray West – Notice of Information under Habitats Regulations_Final

Press and Journal – Public Notice Advert – Tuesday 4th September 2018

Edinburgh Gazette – Public Notice Advert – Tuesday 4th September 2018 – I

Edinburgh Gazette – Public Notice Advert – Tuesday 4th September 2018 – II


Moray West Offshore Application Public Notice Adverts

The Scotsman 10 July 2018

The Press & Journal 10 July 2018

Banffshire Journal 10 July 2018

Edinburgh Gazette 10 July 2018 – I

Edinburgh Gazette 10 July 2018 – II


Transmission Infrastructure Pre-Application Consultation

Pre Application consultation for the Moray West transmission infrastructure took place in February and March of 2018. Owing to exceptional weather conditions, the consultation event of 1 March in Portsoy was rescheduled for Thursday 29 March. Public exhibitions, providing information about the proposed transmission infrastructure (underground cable circuits and proposed new electricity substation) were held in the following locations and on the following dates:


  • Old Coach House Hotel, High Street, Buckie, AB56 1AR – Tues 27 Feb
  • Royal Hotel, Church St, Keith, AB55 5BR – Wed 28 Feb
  • Station Hotel, 22 Seafield St, Portsoy, Banff, AB45 2QT – Thur 29 March
  • Sandend Village Hall, The Bents, Sandend, Banff – Wed 7 March


The documentation relating to the pre-application consultation is provided below.


Pre Application Consultation notices:

Moray West PAN Moray 

Moray West PAN Abdns

Additional Information (Provides detail about proposals):

Moray West Pan Additional Info Moray

Moray West Pan Additional Info Aberdeens

Location Maps:

Moray West Fig1 Site Location

Moray West Fig2 – Location Abdns

Moray West Fig3 Location Moray 

Public Exhibition Information

Information Pull Ups

Onshore Transmission Infrastructure Leaflet

Feedback Form


Scoping reports for both offshore and onshore transmission infrastructure may be found within the document library.


As part of this pre application consultation your comments should be submitted to the developer—Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Ltd, 40 Princes St, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY, or
Comments made to Moray West in response to this consultation are not representations to the planning authorities. There will be an opportunity to make formal representations to the planning authorities (Moray and Aberdeenshire Councils) when a planning application is made by the developer.



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