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The Scarweather Sands Offshore Wind Farm Order 2004

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1.  The works which the undertaker is authorised to construct and maintain by article 3(1) are the following works on the bed of Swansea Bay adjoining the coast between Porthcawl in the County Borough of Bridgend and Port Talbot in the County Borough of Neath Port Talbot and on land within the County Borough of Neath Port Talbot—

  • Work No. 1 — A wind energy electrical generating station consisting of—

    (a)

    up to 30 wind turbines generators fixed to the seabed by one or more piles or gravity foundations and extending to a height of up to 130.5 metres above the level of high water, fitted with rotating blades and situated at the following locations—

    Wind turbine numberReference point EastingReference point Northing
    1269103177986
    2269219177481
    3269361176982
    4269828178465
    5269928177953
    6270057177448
    7270214176951
    8270569178920
    9270651178407
    10270763177901
    11270907177402
    12271081176912
    13271368178982
    14271440178540
    15271537178103
    16271660177672
    17271808177250
    18271980176836
    19272167179040
    20272251178566
    21272367178099
    22272516177641
    23272696177195
    24272907176762
    25272657178920
    26273059178614
    27273184178160
    28273344177716
    29273537177286
    30273763176872
    (b)

    a network of cables connecting the wind turbines to each other.

  • Work No. 2 — A connection between Work No. 1 and Work No. 2A consisting of up to four marine feeder cables along routes commencing by connections with one or more of the wind turbines, then proceeding in a north-easterly direction for 7.22 kilometres until they reach the shore and terminating by a connection with Work No. 2A.

  • Work No. 2A — An extension of the cables comprised in Work No. 2 buried underground, commencing in a junction box at reference point 277406E, 184576N, extending for 121 metres in an easterly direction and terminating in Work No. 3.

  • Work No. 3 — An electrical substation situated at 277527E, 184608N.

  • Work No. 4 — An onshore cable connection with the electrical grid consisting of two electric lines, commencing at Work No. 3 and carried overhead in a north-easterly direction to reference points 278758E, 185469N and 278784E, 185392N, then proceeding underground across the railway sidings and Swansea to London railway and terminating by a connection with the existing electricity pylon.

  • Work No. 5 — A new road providing a construction and maintenance access between Work No. 3 and the road known as the harbour road.

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