This page is a compiled list of planning applications for Thorney received by Peterborough City Council. The list is broken down by month and new applications are added as they are received.

We have also listed applications approved during the month.

If you wish to comment on any of the applications, you can do so through the city council’s website at: where more details of planning applications can also be found.

You can also discuss planning applications with members of Thorney Parish Council or your City Council representatives. You will find their names on our village links page.

November 2015


Internal and external alterations, including conversion of former apple store to a habitable building at Lodge Farm House, Black Drove, Thorney.

Sycamore – prune and cut branches up to 2m: 2 Orchard Court, Thorney.

Single storey rear extension at 26 Woburn Drive, Thorney.

The extraction, processing, sale and distribution of sand and gravel; the erection and use of a concrete batching plant; the establishment of an inert waste recycling facility; the use of inert residues for restoration together with necessary highway and access improvements at Pasture House Farm, The Causeway, Thorney.

Rear conservatory at 4 St Botolphs Way, Thorney.


Permitted – felling of ash tree: Holmlea, The Causeway, Thorney.

Permitted – Tree works to Oak: Removal of deadwood crown, remove single branch that extends out of the upper northern crown (untidy looking branch), reduce southern, south eastern and south western lateral crown where appropriate up to 1.5m at 8 Orchard Court, Thorney.

Discharge of conditions C1-C20 of planning permission 14/02217/FUL – Conversion of Existing Barn to 2 no. Dwellings, Glasshouse Farm, Dairy Drove, Thorney.

Permitted – proposed roof extension, alterations and associated works including new railings and gates to the front boundary at 84 Wisbech Road, Thorney.

Withdrawn – Construction of 5 (five) wind turbines to a maximum height of 130 metres (to vertical blade tip) with ancillary infrastructure including substation, access tracks and crane hardstandings, temporary construction compound and improvements to access on to A47 at Willow Hall Farm, Willow Hall Lane, Thorney.

Permitted – Conversion of Tap House and The Stable to dwellings, land to rear of Rose and Crown, 2 Wisbech Road, Thorney.

December 2015


Agricultural shed, Goldyke Farm, Scolding Drove, Thorney.

Battlefield Live – change of use of site at Old Hall Farm, French Drove for gaming, plus conversion of agricultural buildings and car parking. See full story here.

Used car sales site, sales office, car wash/valeting area and security fencing at Mill Garage, The Causeway. See full story: here


Approved: Sycamore tree – reduce crown to create 2m clearance from property and crown lift to gutter height of the property at 2 Orchard Court, Thorney.

Approved: Application for Reserved Matters (Appearance, Landscaping, Layout and Scale) for the outline application for up to 80 dwellings with all matters reserved apart from access persuant to planning permission 13/00951/OUT. Land To The South Of Woburn Drive Thorney Peterborough


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