National Trust (Renewable Energy) Limited 023281/026372 Hydro Electric Power Production Consultation

Closed 16 Nov 2017

Opened 19 Oct 2017


We are seeking your comments on the applications received from National Trust (Renewable Energy) Limited

The application is for a full licence to abstract (take) water from the Whillan Beck at Boot, Cumbria at National Grid Reference NY 18589 02987.

The water will be used for power production (hydroelectric power)                                                           

National Trust (Renewable Energy) Limited has also applied to the Environment Agency for a licence to obstruct  or impede the flow of the Whillan Beck at Boot, Cumbria at National Grid Reference NY 18589 02987.


  • Recreational and commercial river users
  • Fishing clubs and representative associations
  • Members of the public with an interest in the river, the species and conservation
  • Businesses
  • Charities
  • Statutory organisations
  • NGOs
  • Members of the public
  • Elected representatives, including MPs
  • Local councils
  • Academics
  • The nuclear industry
  • All water abstractors
  • Net fishing license holders
  • River based salmon angling owners/fishing clubs/organisations
  • Individual migratory salmonid licence holders
  • Business that buy salmon/supported by salmon net and rod fishing
  • Angling trade contacts
  • National based fishery, conservation and landowner organisations
  • Government family organisations
  • IDBs
  • Local authorities
  • District and parish councils
  • Environmental bodies
  • Land owners
  • Farming associations
  • Drainage associations
  • RFCCs
  • Elected representatives, including MPs
  • Water companies
  • Members of the public
  • Recreational and commercial river users
  • Metal recycling trade associations and site operators
  • Operators
  • UK Border Force


  • Water resources