Halkshill and Blair Park
An application has been made to Central Scotland Conservancy of Forestry Commission Scotland under the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 for tree planting and associated works (inc forest roads) on Halkshill and Blair Park Farms.
Halkshill is located immediately to the east of Largs in North Ayrshire and extends to the east along the Greeto and Gogo Waters.
Blair Park is located to the south of Halkshill and north of the A760 Largs to Kilbirnie Road, and extends northwards to the southern boundary of Halkshill.
Please note: the consultation period has ended. You can view copies of all the received representations on Dropbox.
Halkshill and Blair Park are two large and adjacent upland livestock farms extending to 1,397 ha in total. Within the total farm area, 612 ha (or 44%) is proposed for afforestation with 784 ha retained as open ground. Of the total area of afforestation, 510 ha will be planted with conifers and 102 ha with native broadleaves.
You can download the full Environmental Statement from Dropbox. Please note: you don’t have to sign up to access these files – just chose ‘continue to view’.
Copies of the Environmental Statement will be available for public viewing during normal working hours, at the locations below:
26 Allanpark Street
Tel: 01475 673309
North Ayrshire Council
Tel: 01294 310000
Forestry Commission Scotland
Central Scotland Conservancy
Hamilton Business Park
Tel: 0300 067 6006
Copies of the Environmental Statement can be purchased and are available at a cost of £200 hard copy or £10 CD from:
Tilhill Forestry Ltd
1 Duckburn Park
Tel: 01786 821666
Environmental Statement extracts
Questions and comments
Any comments should be submitted to the Conservator, at the Forestry Commission Central Scotland Conservancy office listed above.
Tel: 0300 067 6006