Mr Hugh Martin


Name: Mr Hugh Martin
Location: Castlewellan
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 5,600.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 01.09.2012 - 31.08.2013


A feasibility study to investigate a potential site to construct a wind turbine.  


Hugh Martin owns over 40 acres of farm land on the outskirts of Castlewellan. The applicant has identified a potential site to construct a 20 Kw wind turbine and is keen to investigate its viability further. The applicant is keen to use the natural surroundings as a means of generating clean, green energy with a view to increasing the income of the farm business.



  • To appoint a consultant to undertake the feasibility study.
  • To complete and have in place a feasibility study and documents to support planning application.


The outcome of the feasibility will inform Hugh Martin's decision as to whether a wind turbine.